Leaf Litter

Leaf Litter

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.”
― Emily Bronte

So many times I feel the need to drive for hours to get to a perfect location for making photographs.  Saturday I took a look closer to home for fall images.

I went to a spot in Charlotte

Thankful for Photography

Thankful for Photography

“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”
― C.G. Jung

Photography has been such an incredible gift!  It has allowed me to interact and appreciate the world in an entirely different way.  Photography has

The Wonders of Water

The Wonders of Water

“Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.”
― Ovid

When searching for a quote for this blog post, I came across the one above.  I loved that it included the word persistence.  Persistence is a word that I would use to describe my

Searching for Color

Searching for Color

“He found himself wondering at times, especially in the autumn, about the wild lands, and strange visions of mountains that he had never seen came into his dreams.”
— J.R.R. Tolkien

The fall colors in the North Carolina mountains are peak in many places right now.  When the fall color is at peak

Rocks of Michigan

Rocks of Michigan

“The whole world is, to me, very much “alive” – all the little growing things, even the rocks. I can’t look at a swell bit of grass and earth, for instance, without feeling the essential life – the things going on – within them. The same goes for a mountain, or a bit of the ocean, or a magnificent piece of old wood.”
― Ansel Adams

I have always been fascinated with the beauty of rocks.  This summer, I was delighted to find so many gorgeous, colorful rocks to photograph along the beaches

My First Look At Fall 2019

My First Look At Fall 2019

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”
― L. M. Montgomery

One of the things I enjoy most about October is spending time looking at the changing colors of the leaves.  I try to visit different elevations each weekend so I can make the most of what each

Scavenger Hunt:  Round 26

Scavenger Hunt: Round 26

“Searching is half the fun: life is much more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party. ”
― Jimmy Buffett

The reveals have just concluded for the 26th round of the photography scavenger hunt that I began participating in during the 16th round.

The theme for this round of the hunt was

Van Gogh Exhibit

Van Gogh Exhibit

“I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart.”
― Vincent van Gogh

An exciting exhibit, Van Gogh and His Inspirations, opened earlier this month at the Columbia Museum of Art.  My mother learned that the exhibit was coming and encouraged me to go.

For years, my mother and I have

Michigan Through My Lens

Michigan Through My Lens

“There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.”
― Pablo Picasso

One of the things I love the most about summer is the gift of time.  Time allows me to slow down and get more in touch with