Moss on a Tree

2017 Flora Roundup!

I love getting outside to poke around and see what’s there, what piques my interest. I’m always hoping for interesting mushrooms, seed pods, spiders or insects. I didn’t shoot outdoors quite as much last year as in previous years; I’ll try to do better this year. Hopefully it will be a mild summer!

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W.H. Reynolds Nature Preserve

Graduation Season is (Finally) Over!

It’s been a little while since I posted anything.  Graduation season has kept me busy but is mostly over now.  I get to put the black pant suit away for little while!  This May I drove almost 710 miles, spent 14 hours in the car, photographed 11 graduation ceremonies and almost 4,900 new graduates!

I’m looking forward to getting back to the slower pace of real estate photography over the next few weeks.  I have an apartment complex to photograph this week and several commercial properties to shoot at the end of May and beginning of June.  Mixed in there will be a lot of Lightroom organization time and and some studying for the Adobe Certified Expert Exam.  I can’t wait!

(the photo above was taken at a nature preserve in Morrow, GA in early May)

Cove Rocks & Cliff

St. Abbs and Cove :: East Coast of Scotland

January 30, 2014 Landscape, Nature, Scotland, Sky, Travel 0 Comments

I didn’t mean for more than a month to pass between posts! January seems to have gone by so quickly. I don’t want the year to start flying past me, but I am looking forward to spring. It was 9°F here this morning just north of “It’s-Going-to-Snow-Two-or-Three-Inches-But-Let’s-Not-Close-the-Schools-Because-We’re-Awesome-at-Driving-in-the-Snow” Atlanta.

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Rannoch Moor Blur

Rannoch Moor :: Glencoe, Scotland

While in Scotland in September I visited Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands. I had been there once before but it was during my earlier photography days and all I had was my old Canon Snappy point-and-shoot film camera. I had my new, beloved Nikon with me this time, and a tripod, and a polarizing filter…and a bit more skill and experience =) It was nice to get out for a day and just think about photography.

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Snowy Night

Merry Christmas!

We don’t get much snow in Atlanta, so this is a picture from almost two years ago.  We got quite a bit (several inches and some ice, which brought Atlanta to a screeching halt) of snow in January 2011. I was actually off work for an entire week. It was lovely.

No sign of snow so far this year and the long-term forecast calls for a milder than normal winter, so I might not be seeing snow any time too soon. This snowy scene will just have to tide me over until the next snowfall.

 

Hunter Museum from Walnut Street Bridge

Chattanooga Day Trip

September 7, 2012 History, Landscape, Travel 0 Comments

I took a day trip to Chattanooga almost two weeks ago with my mom. We visited Rock City, the Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge and Point Park (and an ice cream place). The bridge and the ice cream were the best part! Not that I didn’t like Rock City – it was geologically fascinating. And the view from Point Park is always nice, especially if you manage to visit on a clear day.

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Lake Lanier & Bridge

Lake Lanier

July 30, 2012 Landscape, Nature, Sky 0 Comments

I stopped by Lake Lanier this past Saturday, just for fun, and took a few shots with my polarizing filter on my camera. I don’t know why I always forget to use it. After seeing what a difference it made with the blue sky and the puffy clouds, though, I don’t think I’ll forget it again. It didn’t hurt that the water was such a pleasant shade of green contrasted against the muddy orange-ish/brown-ish shoreline.

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