About Marianne Majerus
Following success as a landscape and portrait photographer, as well as having illustrated a number of studies of historical culture and food and travel books, Marianne specialised in the photography of plants and gardens. Marianne Majerus is now considered one of the world's finest garden photographers with over 40 years of experience. She has photographed many of the world's best gardens, including Highgrove, the private garden of King Charles III. Her sensitive photography is in high demand from international publications.Marianne has won many awards: in 2018 and 2023 she was named European Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY in association with Schlosspark Dennenlohe). In 2015 she was named 'Book Photographer of the Year' by the British Garden Media Guild; by the same organisation in 2013 she was named 'Features Photographer of the Year' and in 2011 she was named 'Garden Photographer of the Year'. Marianne's success continues in the International Garden Photographer of the Year Awards: in 2010 she was named 'International Garden Photographer of the Year'; in 2011 she won first prize in the 'Garden Views' category; and in 2014 she won first prize in the 'Greening the City' category.She is a regular contributor to many national and international publications, including House and Garden, Gardens Illustrated, Country Life, Homes and Gardens, Country Homes and Interiors, The Garden, The English Garden, Gardenia, The Sunday Times, The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph.Marianne’s photography has also been published in hundreds of books. As sole photographer, her most recent title, Luxembourg - Land of Roses, examined the successful rose breeding industry in Luxembourg and its relevance for gardens today. She has also just illustrated Stourhead, a re-examination of one the National Trust’s flagship gardens.She is a member of the Garden Media Guild (GMG) and Professional Garden Photographers' Association (PGPA).In 2011 she won the 'Beaux Livres' category of the Luxembourg Book Prize for her book with Francoise Maas, Die geheimen Gaerten Luxemburgs. The same book was also a finalist in the 2011 Garden Media Guild 'Book Photographer of the Year' category.Marianne has shot prestigious advertising campaigns and undertakes commissioned work for organisations, product designers and garden owners and designers. Marianne's photography is regularly commissioned by garden designers for use as part of their award submissions. POST Luxembourg have previously launched a set of stamps with Marianne's portraits of roses bred in Luxembourg and over the next 4 years they will release 4 sets of stamps showing Marianne’s portraits of orchids found wild in Luxembourg.Also a successful portrait photographer, Marianne Majerus's pictures are in the collections of The National Portrait Gallery in London, The Arts Council of Great Britain and the Centre National de l'Audiovisuel in Luxembourg.
Professional roles: Photographer
Location: United Kingdom