Looking Closely in Charleston, SC

Looking Closely in Charleston, SC

Last year, when I looked at my portfolio images for the year, I noticed that I had not spent as much time working with close-up photography as in previous years.  I decided that I needed to spend more time doing close-up photography this year as it is an area that I really enjoy.

During our recent Photo Tour in Charleston, SC, I was sure to focus

Trying Something New

Trying Something New

I have found that trying something new can help me grow on my path with expressing myself through photography.  The something new I am working to learn is taking pictures using a camera that has been converted to take infrared images.

I have been intrigued by

Just Keep Looking

Just Keep Looking

Whenever I go to a place to photograph, I want to find a unique way to show that place.  The internet is flooded with images.  We are bombarded with images daily.  I want to try to find a unique view of a well visited place.

This past week, during my Photo Tour, we revisited the majestic

Revisiting Favorite Places

Revisiting Favorite Places

One of the things I enjoy the most is revisiting favorite photography spots.  Each time I visit, I add to my collection of images from that location.  I find that every time I stretch myself to try to walk away with something new from that location.

By far, my favorite place to photograph in spring is

Fascinating Feathers

Fascinating Feathers

Ever since I have been photographing seriously, I have been fascinated with photographing feathers.  While I do not photograph entire birds very often and birds in flight even less, I love the close up shots of the intricate details of birds’ feathers.

One of my all time favorite images that I have captured is

Find Your People

Find Your People

This year was my son, Jeremy’s, first year of college.  My dear friend, Jennifer, and I were discussing college as I prepared myself for sending Jeremy for his first year.  In our conversation, Jennifer described college as a time to “find your people”.  Jennifer and I have been friends since college.  She is “my people” from college.

Sometimes it is not so easy to

Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

Recently, my husband, Randy, and I spent the weekend in Atlanta, Georgia.  We were there to attend a concert that my husband  had been looking forward to attending.  Whenever we are out of town, we try to pack as much into our time there as possible.

In past trips, we have already visited