“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...
Mary Presson Roberts
“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
“You’re wonderful. Unique. I love you.”
― Truman Capote
It just doesn’t feel like summer until I spend time in a sunflower field. Friday was my first trip to spend time in the fields.
I talked a great friend and fellow photographer into meeting me at
“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”
― Gustave Flaubert
In June, I was able to go on the trip of a lifetime to visit my lifelong friend, Larry. Larry is currently living in Jerusalem, Israel.
Larry has been living and working in Jerusalem for...
“That frame of mind that you need to make fine pictures of a very wonderful subject, you cannot do it by not being lost yourself.”
― Dorothea Lange
After leaving the Dorothea Lange exhibit and saying goodbye to my friends who experienced it with me, I drove to Old Salem Museum and Gardens. Old...
“The happiest lot on earth is to be born a Scotchman. ”
― Robert Louis Stevenson
Grandfather Mountain has become a very special place for me. I have attended Grandfather Mountain Camera Clinics and many Grandfather Mountain Nature Photography Weekends since becoming a photographer. I also had the honor of presenting one year at...
“Petra is one of the densest palimpsests of human history. Layer upon layer of archaeological remains provide evidence of a fascinating story that stretches back for thousands of years. It is a masterpiece of human achievement, an aesthetic and architectural marvel, and the source of a huge amount of inspiration since the 19th century.”
“There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.”
― Pablo Picasso
One of the things I love the most about summer is the gift of time. Time allows me to slow down and get more in touch with