It was absolutely amazing, this past weekend, to see the difference that fifteen miles can make when photographing a sunrise. My husband and I decided to drive to the mountains for sunrise early Saturday morning. In order to get to the destination I had chosen, Roan Mountain, we determined that we would need to wake up at
“Always seeing something, never seeing nothing, being photographer”
― Walter De Mulder
This past weekend, I had a wonderful time exploring the Beaufort, South Carolina area with dear friends and fellow photographers. There are so many wonderful places and things to photograph while in the Beaufort area. Among these are church ruins, plantations, shrimp boats, and forts used long ago.
Whenever I am photographing during the day, I often find that my best photography happens
“The birds are so numerous – I hear their sweet notes outside of my window early mornings, their piping ever above the roar of the ocean.”
-Anna Hyatt Hungtington
“Carolina beach music,” Dupree said, coming up on the porch. “The holiest sound on earth.”
― Pat Conroy,
There is not much better way to start the day than by greeting the new day on the beach in the Carolinas. Recently, while staying at Garden City Beach, my husband and I were sure to make our way out on the beach to see
Whenever I am near Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, I love to go to the Marsh Walk in the early mornings to photograph. The photographic possibilities are endless as you have opportunities to photograph the rising sun, wildlife along the walk, landscape opportunities, and interesting details shots that can be found along the way.
There are many restaurants that back up to a boardwalk that overlooks the marsh. There are also
Whenever I get the opportunity to be near the water, I am always on the lookout for beautiful reflections. This past weekend, while visiting Garden City Beach, I was sure to pay attention to reflections on the water. The best time I have found for finding beautiful reflections on water are the times shortly after the sun rises and shortly before the sun sets. The quality of the light helps to produce beautiful reflections at those times of day.
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“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
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