Annette studied garden design at KLC School of Design in London and graduated with a diploma and honours. She has a certificate in creative writing and the Royal Horticultural Society's Level 2 Certificate in Horticulture. In 2009 she was awarded a commendation at Hampton Court Palace by KLC School of Design for her dedication as horticulturalist, designer and plantswoman. She's based in France and Switzerland and is working as a freelance designer, garden writer and photographer with regular contributions in magazines. Her first book was published in 2015, the year she won the European Garden Photography Award. She's a member of the Garden Media Guild , the Professional Garden Photographer's Association and the Royal Photographic Society.
Her work is represented by GAP Photos, Flora Press, Millenium Images and Getty Images.
Awards & Nominations:
2019 1. Preis Kategorie Gartenratgeber & Preis der Leserjury Deutscher
Gartenbuchpreis f. "Genießen statt Gießen"
2019 2 x Commended Beauty of Plants/ 1 x Highly commended Beautiful
Gardens/International Garden Photographer of the year (IGPOTY)
2017 Finalist Gordon Rae Photographer of the Year Award/Garden Media
2017 Finalist EGPA/ International Garden Photographer of the year (IGPOTY)
2016 Commended Beautiful Gardens/IGPOTY
2nd place Monochrome Project/IGPOTY
2 nominations for Fine Art Photo Awards (FPA)
2015 Overall Winner European Garden Photo Award (EGPA/IGPOTY)
Commended Beautiful Gardens/IGPOTY
2013 RHS Photo Competition Commended Gardens Category
Finalist Beautiful Gardens/IGPOTY