With a busy day of video conference calls ahead during our Covid-enforced lockdown, this morning I rose early to find solace in nature. It was dark when I left the house, but already a song thrush was in full voice. I had a destination in mind to visit with my camera, but as is often… Read More
A chance meeting with a radio broadcasting team provided an opportunity to talk about books, trees, astronomy, heaven and earth. Read More
Last week I was invited by His Highness Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, the Ruler of Sharjah, to provide an address at a dinner marking the opening of the 2019 Frankfurt Bookfair. Read More
Trees of the Planet launches on 14th October. Find out how to support the project, and choose which copy of this beautiful book you would like to receive. Read More
While I was writing Green Gold I was inspired by many wonderful books about botany, exploration, the history and nature of North America, plant hunters, and more. Read More
Did you know that Canadians have more trees to enjoy per person than Russians, or that Brazilians have half as many trees per person than Australians? I hope you enjoy my interactive global map below which shows the number of trees per person per country, right around the world. But first, here are a few headlines. Read More
Given the massive media interest in the paper I co-authored which published last week in Current Biology — 280 news channels, magazines, and newspapers, and counting— it was easy to overlook that the journal selected one of my tree photographs for the cover of the issue. Read More
The Little Book of Trees – a delightful and beautifully-produced little book, crammed with interesting facts, helpful identification guides, and stunning photographs. Read More
I’ve made a short film showing some of my tree and environmental photos under my image brand The Tree Photographer. I hope you enjoy the film. Comments welcome!
My green treescape version of Japanese woodcut artist Katsushika Hokusai’s most famous art work, The Great Wave off Kanagawa. I call it The Great Wave off Brightwell. From the top of Castle Hill, the Iron Age fort at the Wittenham Clumps , you can see Dorchester Abbey nestled among trees and houses near the River Thame. Heading… Read More
Save 20% on my 2018 calendar, The Beauty of Trees. Thirteen (12+cover) beautiful images of trees, woods and wood by Gabriel Hemery in a unique calendar for 2018. Large A3 format measures 28x37cm (11″x14.5″). Free delivery (UK only). Previously £19.99, now only £15.99. Now visit Shop to review and place your order. Thank you.
2017 has been a year with rich foraging for those with an interest in tree and nature books. In my shortlist, titles include The Lost Words, The Hidden Life of Trees, Oak and Ash and Thorn, and many more beautiful and inspiring books besides. Please note, this post contains affiliate links, which means that if… Read More