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Mountain Scenes in Black & White

It’s no secret. I love black and white photographs. There is something special about them. Monochrome images are about differences in tone and texture. In some ways color can be distracting to the viewer. Grayscale […]

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A Symbol of Summer – the Sunflower

The Three, No, Four Sisters You may be familiar with the term “the Three Sisters,” staples of Native American gardens: Corn, Beans, Squash. In addition to these three staples in many of these prehistoric gardens […]

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Exploring Country Roads: Rural Decay as Art

Driving the Backroads I sometimes spend a morning or afternoon exploring country roads in search for old buildings to photograph. Part of my motivation is to create an archive of these disappearing structures. But I […]

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Waterfalls of Jackson County North Carolina

The Trip I paid a visit to a friend that recently bought a business and home in Jackson County, North Carolina. Specifically, she settled in Glenville, a small unincorporated mountain community. Other, better know towns […]

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A Morning at the Rachel Carson Reserve

The Rachel Carson Estuarine Reserve is one of the jewels of the Crystal Coast. There was a time I’d visit it two even three times a week. Then life got busy and I neglected paddling […]

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Black Eyed Susan Wildflowers and Ferns

In early Summer the forest access roads come alive with ferns, Black Eyed Susan and Lanceleaf Coreopis wildflowers. It is a beautiful display of vivid yellow blooms against a rich, dark green. Mixed in you’ll […]

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Sell Your Photos Online: Money For Nothing – (shutter) Clicks for Free

You show your favorite photos to your friends, family and coworkers. They always tell you how good your images are. Every time someone says that you should sell your photos online. “You’ll make a lot […]

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Photo Finds Along the Road

I recently made a trip to Lumberton, North Carolina to show my young Belgian Tervuren puppy in the Myrtle Beach Kennel Club Dog shows at the Southeastern Agricultural Building. On the way home I made […]

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Fisheye Lens Fun at the New Bern Civil War Battlefield Park

The Inspiration I recently was looking at a blog post by Jim Hughes where he used a fisheye lens to create some very interesting images in an urban location (https://jimhphoto.com/index.php/2022/04/05/street-and-sky/). I found the images so […]

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Theodore Roosevelt State Nature Area, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

Surrounding the NC State Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is the Theodore Roosevelt State Nature Area. Donated to North Carolina by his grandchildren, the preserve stands as a memorial to the 26th President of the […]

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