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

Fall Colors at Gibbs Garden

Fall Colors at Gibbs Garden

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”
― Audrey Hepburn

Gibbs Garden, located in Ball Ground, Georgia, has become a must visit location for me two times each year.  I first visit Gibbs Garden in March for the daffodil bloom to see millions of daffodils cascading throughout the garden.  For the past three years, I also have been visiting the garden 

Gibbs Garden in Spring

Gibbs Garden in Spring

“She turned to the sunlight
And shook her yellow head,
And whispered to her neighbor:
“Winter is dead.”
― A.A. Milne, When We Were Very Young

Spring is an amazing time for photographers.  There are beautiful changes everywhere just waiting to be captured.  There are places that are high on my list to photograph each spring.  One of these places is Gibbs Garden.  In the spring, there are more than twenty million daffodils blooming in the garden.  Two years ago, I took in this magnificent sight for the first time.  Last spring, although I visited the garden in the spring, I missed the peak of the daffodils and just caught the tail end of the bloom.

The garden was scheduled to open

Gibbs Garden in Fall

Gibbs Garden in Fall

“That point in time just as the last leaf is about to drop, as the remaining petal is about to fall; that moment captures everything beautiful and sorrowful about life. Mono no aware, the Japanese call it.”
― Tan Twan Eng, The Garden of Evening Mists

Last weekend I visited Gibbs Garden for my third visit.  Gibbs Garden is located in Ball Ground, GA.  The founder of Gibbs Garden, Jim Gibbs, began creating