“There is no city on Earth quite like Charleston. From the time I first came there in 1961, it’s held me in its enchanter’s power, the wordless articulation of its singularity, its withheld and magical beauty. Wandering through its streets can be dreamlike and otherworldly, its alleyways and shortcuts both fragrant and mysterious, yet...
Mary Presson Roberts
“And all the colors I am inside have not been invented yet.”
― Shel Silverstein
This week’s composite started with a gift that I received from my lifelong friend, Dena Roten. Dena and I have been friends ever since the day I got locked out of my house when I was ten years old. ...
“The geometry of a peacock’s tail is more aerial: “The eyes in a peacock’s spread tail are situated at the intersecting point of a double cluster of spirals, that are apparently Archimedean spirals.”
― Gaston Bachelard
It just doesn’t feel like springtime to me until I get a chance to visit Magnolia Plantation...
“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
― Marcus Tullius Cicero
One of my goals for my summer break is to begin using gear that I have purchased over the years that I have not taken the time to truly learn how to use. The first items I...
“If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.”
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.
“Wow, it really snowed last night! Isn’t it wonderful? Everything familiar has disappeared! The world looks brand new!
A new year … a fresh, clean start! It’s like having a big white sheet of paper to draw on! A day full of possibilities! It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy … let’s go exploring!”
“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice.” ― T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets Many photographers post a collection of their favorite images from the present year as they look forward to the next year. I have done this for the past several years. This year is the first...
I was thrilled to learn about the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival from information that was sent from the Charlotte Camera Club. I am always on the lookout for new, exciting things to photograph. This seemed like just the right opportunity.
The lantern festival takes place