Claire Takacs is an Australian photographer who loves to capture the beauty and essence of gardens and landscapes around the world, particularly while working with light. She sees gardens often as works of art and believes in their ever increasing importance in our daily lives. Her work is widely published in magazines internationally, including Gardens Illustrated, Garden Design, House & Garden, Country Style and Morning Calm. She has contributed to several books and her first solo book, Dreamscapes, chronically around 60 of her favourite gardens internationally, will be published in Nov 2017 by Hardie Grant. She won the Inaugural International Garden Photographer of the Year Award in 2008 and each year continues to be recognised in the industry for her work. Claire is currently based in the UK for the summer of 2017.