Bay Point Island saved from development – for now

We are blessed to live in a huge country with lots of room for everyone, which makes it all the more distasteful when developers come after fragile but essential natural ecosystems for the purpose of making more money and catering to wealthy people who have plenty of...

Just love Family Portraits!

Studio portraits are great because you can exercise so much more control over the environment, lighting, background, etc. Conversely, outdoor portraits are fun because there is an embedded potential for unpredictability, especially when smaller kids are involved! The...

New Promo Shots for Gracie & Lacy

We spent some time in my studio a couple days ago creating some new promotional material for entertainers Gracie & Lacy , high energy singers, dancers, and Corporate entertainers who travel nationally, but who are based here in Charleston. It was a lot of fun and...

Isaias’ Target

When I heard that Hurricane Isaias came ashore at Oak Island, North Carolina, I was dismayed, remembering this beautiful part of the OBX that I had explored on foot and by air last year. These images were shot last Summer and it was so sad to see the latest video...

Unscripted

So this is when you set out with a purpose and vision for an image, and things don’t quite go the way you planned. I drove an hour to Lake Moultrie one of the evenings during Comet NEOWISE’s visit, and the clouds were just way too thick to reveal any...

Comet NEOWISE

It seems that everyone was taken a little by surprise by the visit of Comet C/2020 F3, also known as NEOWISE, an acronym for the Near-Earth Object Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer space telescope that first noticed it earlier this year. As someone keenly interested...

The Shorebirds are back at Bird Key

Every Summer sees the congregation of thousands of diverse shore birds on Bird Key, a small island in the Stono Inlet between Folly and Kiawah, managed by SC Department of Natural Resources. I notice that it is now being referred to as the Stono Seabird Sanctuary....

Another Fine Georgia Weekend

Last weekend I spent in the Georgia mountains, and this weekend it was the Georgia coast. A friend invited me down to Jekyll Island and showed me all around this unique piece of coastal heaven. I had visited many years ago, but had come away disappointed, not knowing...

Weekend Getaway at Kaya Vineyard & Winery

A good friend had a big birthday recently, and what better way to celebrate it than spending a weekend with a few girlfriends in a Georgia mountain vineyard. Every moment (including leisure “do nothing” moments) was meticulously planned ahead of time, as...