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My Favorite Images of 2021: A Baker’s Dozen

First up is this photo of a Live Oak tree made in the Hoop Pole Nature Reserve at Atlantic Beach, North Carolina. I like this photo so much that I have a large canvas of […]

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An Afternoon With Wild Horses

I few weeks ago I received an email from Fred Hurteau of http://www.ncwildhorses.com/. Several years ago Fred had joined me for a Wild Horse Safari here along the Crystal Coast. We developed a friendship. It […]

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Autumn at the Island Creek Walk

The Island Creek Walk trail is found between Pollocksville and New Bern North Carolina. This unique area of the Croatan National Forest has predominately deciduous forest. Another unusual feature for the NC Coastal plain is […]

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Soco Falls – Just Off The Blue Ridge Parkway

Soco Falls is a double waterfalls located along Highway 19 between Maggie Valley and Cherokee, North Carolina. It is roughly 1.5 miles off the Blue Ridge Parkway. It is approximately a 10 minute drive from […]

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Blue Ridge Parkway Sunset

It had been several years since I’d had a chance to visit the Blue Ridge Parkway. And, as it was, I was only going to get a short drive on it as I headed back […]

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Dead Tree at Grassy Ridge Mine Overlook

While returning from a visit with my kids I took the long way home to spend a few hours in the mountains of North Carolina. As evening drew close I hopped on the Blue Ridge […]

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Abstract Forest Photography – Using Motion Blur

People looking for a unique fine art photographic wall art often find images made with intentional motion blur a wonderful options. There are two popular methods for incorporating motion blur into an image. In this […]

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Sometimes Overlooked – Wetlands as a Landscape Subject

I think a lot of photographers overlook wetlands scenes when looking for landscape subjects. The term landscape brings images of majestic mountains, beautiful beaches and sprawling vistas to mind. However, I think the wetlands found […]

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Sunrise and Sunset – Atlantic Beach North Carolina

It’s been quite a while since I’ve gotten out of bed early enough to see, let alone shoot a sunrise. Recently I set my alarm and got up early enough to catch a few sunrise […]

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From Minnesott Beach to Topsail Island: A Day Trip

I have a friend that enjoys searching beaches for sharks teeth. We had heard that Topsail Beach was a good place to seek these treasures and planned a trip. The weather forecast was not great […]

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