Week Seventeen Composite

Week Seventeen Composite

“You can’t crawl back in the dollhouse
You’ve gotten too
big to
get in.
You’ve got to live here
Like the rest of us do.
You’ve got to walk roads
That are winding and new.
But oh, I wish I could
Crawl back with you
Into the dollhouse again.”
― Shel Silverstein

As adults, we forget the magic of play.  I am fortunate, with my job, that I am able to surround myself 

Wonderful Wisteria

Wonderful Wisteria

“In pale moonlight / the wisteria’s scent / comes from far away.”
― Yosa Buson

It truly feels like spring to me when I see the wisteria flowers dangling from vines.

Since a very young age, I have been drawn to the color purple.  There was a year or two, when I was in high school, that I wore

April Showers Bring May Flowers

April Showers Bring May Flowers

“Tut, Tut, looks like rain”
― A.A. Milne

Many people avoid rainy days when going out to photograph.  However, I found myself very excited to see a rainy day forecasted in April on a day that I planned to photograph

Week Sixteen Composite:  Road Trip

Week Sixteen Composite: Road Trip

“Photoshop and Lightroom help me transform my photos into what my heart felt, but my camera couldn’t quite capture!”
― Marius Vieth

One of my favorite things to do during the weekend when the weather is just right is to take a road trip.  This past weekend the weather was exceptional and I felt a pull to go exploring.

Sometime after noon Saturday, Randy, Maui and I headed to our chosen

A Weekend in Greenville, SC

A Weekend in Greenville, SC

“To me, photography is about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.”
― Elliot Erwitt

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure to present to the CNPA Upstate group in Greenville, SC.  My husband, Randy, and I decided to spend the night in Greenville to experience the city.

We chose to stay in a hotel that had quick access to

Photographing in Downtown Charleston

Photographing in Downtown Charleston

“There is no city on Earth quite like Charleston. From the time I first came there in 1961, it’s held me in its enchanter’s power, the wordless articulation of its singularity, its withheld and magical beauty. Wandering through its streets can be dreamlike and otherworldly, its alleyways and shortcuts both fragrant and mysterious, yet as haunted as time turned in on itself.”
― Pat Conroy

Each time I go to photograph in Charleston, SC, I always make sure to save time to photograph