photographer whose work is published in both books and magazines and used in print and web advertising. Her photos have appeared on more than 25 book covers and in over 100 garden books.
Before becoming a garden photographer, Dency was a black & white fine art photographer. Several museums house her prints in their permanent collections. They include:
The Victoria and Albert Museum, Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris,
Boston Museum of Fine Arts,
Brooklyn Museum and New Orleans Museum of Art.
Dency frequently lectures about The Aesthetics of Garden Photography. Audiences both large and small enjoy learning professional tips and techniques as well as seeing how the
compositional elements of paintings by Toulouse Lautrec, Degas and Georgia O'Keeffe relate to photography.
Dency has given talks at: The Boston Museum of Fine Arts during their
Art in Bloom event; Des Moines Art Center; Winterthur Gardens; Connecticut College; Greenwich Garden Club; Bedford Garden Club; Planting Fields Arboretum; H. Lindemanns Galerie, Stuttgart, West Germany; and numerous libraries.
Country Living Gardner's reviewer called Dency's
photography in the book Garden Stone "visually stunning"
Booklist in their review of Garden Stone mentions the "striking colorphotography"