Category Archives: Landscape Photography


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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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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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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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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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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Cedar Island Beach – Hidden Jewel of the Crystal Coast

Hidden at the extreme downeast area of the Crystal Coast, the beach adjacent to the Cedar Island Ferry terminal is a treasure not seen by many locals and often overlooked by travelers visiting the area. […]

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Beach Bliss: The Point at Emerald Isle, NC

If you live along the Crystal Coast or are a frequent visitor it’s likely you’ve heard of the Point. Located at the end of Bogue Banks, the barrier island with popular beach communities like Atlantic […]

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Clouds Reflected on Lake Mattamuskeet

I took a drive up the coast a while back and while up that way I paid a visit to Lake Matamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge. While I was basically just doing a quick scouting trip […]

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Repetition: A Compositional Tool

As photographers most of us have had the “rule of thirds” beaten into our artistically thick skulls. So thoroughly is this concept drilled into us that we frequently miss other wonderful compositional opportunities. One compositional […]

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