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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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Return to Hoop Pole Creek – Atlantic Beach, North Carolina

I headed to the Hoop Pole Creek Preserve with the intention of making some photos of the Live Oak trees there while capturing video of my process. When I arrived at the parking area I […]

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First Paddle of the Year!

There was a time that I went kayaking two or three times a week. The last couple of year I had so much going on that I didn’t even put my boat in the water. […]

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A Walk in the Woods: Exploring the Croatan National Forest

If you haven’t figured it out yet, I’m a bit of an outdoors enthusiast. Whether on the beach, paddling a river or stream, or out for a stroll in the local woodlands I thoroughly love […]

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Sand Dunes – The Ever Changing Landscape of the Beach

As a photographer living in a coastal area trips to the beach are a regular occurrence. When visiting the beach much of my attention revolves around the water, seascapes and beachscapes and the various shorebird […]

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An Evening at the Beach!

For six years I lived across the street from the beach, for the last dozen or so I am about a twenty minute drive away. One might think they’d get tired of the beach after […]

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Cedar Island North Carolina

National Wildlife Refuge With the temperature approaching 70 degrees I decided to make the drive to Cedar Island for a bit of exploration. I’ve long been curious about the Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge. There […]

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Black & White Vs. Color – Making Choices in Photography

The first color photographs were made in the 1840s. However, color didn’t become the dominate choice in photography until the 1970s. It took a hundred and thirty years for the technology and popularity of color […]

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