Author Archives: Allan Mandell

About Allan Mandell

Allan Mandell is a professional photographer lost in an ongoing love affair with the gardens of Kyoto, Japan. He lives in Victoria BC, Canada.

What is a garden ?


A garden is a setting for an experience that takes place on multiple levels – simultaneously sensual, aesthetic and spiritual.  In fact, this experience is the intended result of a well-designed garden.  Can this be faithfully represented in an image ?  This is the goal of learning to see as […]

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