Joyce Tenneson will show slides from her award-winning book called “Intimacy: The Sensual Essence of Flowers.” During the lecture she will show flowers she has photographed from around the world. Internationally lauded as one of the leading photographers of her generation, Tenneson’s work has been published in books and major magazines worldwide.

Tenneson ranks among the most respected photographers of the time. Her images have been displayed in exhibitions worldwide and are part of numerous private and museum collections. Her portraits appear frequently on covers for magazines such as: Time, Life, Newsweek, Premiere, Esquire and The New York Times Magazine.

Tenneson is the author of 13 books including the best seller “Wise Women,” which was featured in a six-part Today Show series. She is also the recipient of many awards and, in a recent poll conducted by American Photo Magazine, readers voted Tenneson among the 10 most influential women in the history of photography.

The Lucie Awards named Tenneson as Fine Art Photographer of the Year in 2005.

The Rockport Garden Club Program will run from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House. For more information, call Ellen McMullen at 230-1260