A Visit with an Old, Dear Friend

A Visit with an Old, Dear Friend

“As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing.”
― John Muir

 

There are certain friendships that are so deep and special that you can go for long periods of time without seeing each other, yet when reunited, it is as if no time has passed.  I had an experience similar to this Saturday when I had the opportunity to visit an old “friend”.  That old friend is

Caged:  Water, Wind, and Light

Caged: Water, Wind, and Light

“Time flows away like the water in the river. ”
― Confucius

Monday I had the opportunity to spend a morning at the zoo to work on my current personal project, Caged.  When going to the zoo, I always sign up for the first time available so I can beat the crowds and leave before many people begin arriving for the day.  The result of my early arrival Monday led to not many animals being out and about.  Since there wasn’t much going on with the animals first thing,

Water

Water

“To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.”
― Alan Wilson Watts

During the spring and summer, I spent a lot of time seeking out and photographing water.  Water is peaceful, water is quiet.  It was exactly

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

Chasing Fall Color in 2018

Chasing Fall Color in 2018

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.”
― John Muir

Typically, by the end of October, I have spent several weekends “chasing” and photographing fall colors.  I spend each weekend going to the place that has the most abundant colors.  This typically

Sunset at Lake Moultrie

Sunset at Lake Moultrie

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”
― Rabindranath Tagore

Several weeks ago, when my great friends, Amy, Tony, and I spent the weekend photographing in the Charleston area, we were faced most of the weekend with gray, storm threatening skies.

There was one evening, however, that we were able to experience  

Wonderful Water in Winter

Wonderful Water in Winter

“If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.”

-Loren Eisely

I have always been mesmerized by the beauty of water.  I have spent countless hours trying to capture the elusive ocean wave.  I find it so difficult to really portray the beauty that is presented.

This week, I had the opportunity to capture the beauty of