For this week’s WordPress Photography Challenge, it seemed the perfect time to depict Charleston, South Carolina through my eyes. My mother and I took a photo walk this morning and meandered through the alleys and side streets downtown enjoying the many beautiful houses and gardens. With a great many tourists already out and about, we blended in perfectly, and despite our frequent stops to shoot gates and walkways, no one gave us a second glance. Today, I chose to use a […]
It was the first warm spring day of the year on the mountain, so during a quick lunch break I took Peppermint out for a walk around the yard and to check for emerging flowers. We didn’t make it far. While I paused to search for the daffodils along the driveway, she sat down and could barely keep her eyes open. So, I joined her to see what it felt like, and it was pretty darn comfortable, with the sun […]
A glimpse of Annapolis, Maryland, through my 50mm lens during the Blue Ridge Photography Workshops Single Focal Length challenge. Editing in Lightroom 4, Color Efex Pro and Silver Efex Pro.
When I started to learn photography, my high school teacher had us purchase a Pentax K1000 camera and a 50mm lens. Even though that trip to the local photography store was nearly 30 years ago, I still remember that day vividly. I was so excited to finally have an SLR of my very own after many years of plastic compact point-and-shoot cameras. It was daunting to see all of the dials on that camera, but I was determined to figure […]