Expert Profiles

Carol Sharp

Photographer and artist

Carol Sharp’s inspiring images embody her vision – to reconnect people with plants and rekindle our emotional bond with nature. She is an award-winning photographer, achieving recognition in many competitions including: International Garden Photographer of the Year, AOP Open Show and Shell Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

As a professional for over 20 years her images have been widely used, including on Chelsea Flower Show posters and two sets of Royal Mail stamps.

Carol lectures on photography degree courses, and has judged on various awards including D&AD, AOP and Lumix competitions. She also founded Flowerphotos, one of the country’s foremost nature image libraries, where she is currently Creative Director.

When I give my complete attention there is no observer at all and a state of oneness with another unique living system.

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