Pearl Fryar’s Topiary Garden

Pearl Fryar’s Topiary Garden

“One of my main objectives was to have something different than everyone else. Not necessarily better, but different, unique.” – Pearl Fryar

One of the things I enjoy most is finding people who are living creative lives.  A creative life was evident everywhere I looked yesterday while visiting the Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden, located in Bishopville, South Carolina.  This was not my first visit to 

The Beauty of Spring

The Beauty of Spring

“I enjoy the spring more than the autumn now. One does, I think, as one gets older.”
Virginia Woolf

One of the benefits of photographing nature in the Carolinas is that there are four distinct seasons in which to photograph.  Of the four seasons, spring is one of my favorites.  There are endless, colorful subjects to photograph in springtime.

I find myself finding my subjects in a variety of locations.  I find subjects in

Welcoming the Holidays at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

My holiday season began Wednesday morning at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.  My mother first introduced me to this wonderful garden years ago.  Thanks to her, I have been a member ever since.

I have spent hours upon hours at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.  I took my first photography courses there from my wonderful first teacher, Dave Kelly.  There is something to see and to photograph in every season at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.

Wednesday was my first day off of work for the Thanksgiving break.  I made my way, first thing,