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When Light Falls Upward

Four Fallen Upward Lights

Working nights at Exxon Convenience Store (Ladd) gave me many viewing opportunities of the night sky. In the Valley of Shenandoah (Daughter of the Stars) certain areas of the night sky are void of bright lights. 468 more words


Narrow Leaf Sunflowers in Fog

As September draws to a close every year, my meadow is filled with a sea of Narrow Leaf Sunflowers, and this year, there are more than ever. 36 more words

North Carolina

Mountain Sunsets in Late Summer

There’s just something special about the sunsets in the mountains, and late summer thunderstorms can produce some of the best.

Driving west on Interstate 40 is always memorable, but when the clouds and the Sun come together in just the right way, the effect can be breathtaking. 48 more words

A Changing View Point

Each time I look, there is something else to see.

Hambidge Creative Residency: A Haven for Artists

The Hambidge Creative Residency is the premier artist residency in Georgia, and perhaps the Southeast. I was at Hambidge for the better part of two weeks, and (after some adjustment) delighted in the opportunity to get out of the Atlanta Metro environs, unplug from the world, and focus on work and artistic process in the 600-acre setting in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. 128 more words


En Plein Air - The Ugly, The Bad and The Good

The beginning, no clouds.

The start of the “pile”

The infamous “pile”

Hello Mr. Face.

The finished product.

The Ugly, The Bad and The Good… 180 more words


The power of water {Mermaid Teen Photoshoot}

I’m awake really late editing sports photos and I thought I’d finally share my teen water photoshoot with Laura over the summer. The Robinson┬áRiver in Madison County comes from the mountains and it’s always freezing. 147 more words