Come meet with Reny Parker, photographer, author, lecturer at First Friday….. from 7:00 to 8:00. See her lovely, watercolor-like images and hear about her technique. This is also an opportunity to have your book signed by Reny.

Since 1990 Reny has been photographing nature, specializing in wildflowers. Her work has appeared in numerous group and solo exhibits; various printed magazines, brochures, posters; and has over 3,000 identified wildflowers. In 2011 her photo won first place in the botanical category of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at University of Texas Wildflower Magazine.

Reny’s popular field guide Wildflowers of Northern California’s Wine Country & North Coast Ranges won two awards: 2008 Independent Publisher Book Award, Silver Medal for Best Regional Non-Fiction; and 2011 Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards, first place winner in the reference category.

Reny lives with her husband in MVC part of the year and the remainder of the year off the power grid in California’s North Coast Ranges.