Image One of 52

Image One of 52

“Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey.”
― Roy T. Bennett

I have spent much of my free time in the past ten years traveling in order to photograph.  Life events have me staying closer to home.  This has led me to thinking of ways to continue to explore my passion of photography in different ways.

One of the things I decided to delve into

A Look at My Favorite 19 Images of 2019

A Look at My Favorite 19 Images of 2019

“Your most important gear is your eye, heart and soul.”
― Marius Vieth

For several years, I have taken time at the end of the year to assemble a group of favorite images I created throughout that year.  This year, I not only chose images, but I took time to think about

Morning Walk

Morning Walk

“An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.”
― Henry David Thoreau

I was never much of a morning person before I became a photographer.  Early on, I learned that in landscape photography, early morning light and late afternoon light are often

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