Unexpected Magic During The Morning Commute… As I’ve mentioned before I live in a rural area in the Foothills of northwestern North Carolina. Each weekday I commute about 35 miles south to a nearby town for work. The drive takes about 40 minutes and takes me through mostly rural farmland. As commutes go, I consider […]Read more "Sunday Snap 04.28.19"
As I mentioned in my last Sunday Snap post, we recently returned from a trip to Southport, NC. This is a charming seaside town with good photo opportunities. During this past trip, we walked along the waterfront near the mouth of the Cape Fear River and I took the opportunity to snap a few photos. […]Read more "Southport Waterfront"
Southport Bench Warmer… We recently spent a few days in one of my favorite seaside towns, Southport, NC. Southport is a charming community located in the extreme southeast corner of North Carolina. The town has a lot of history and has appeared in many television and film productions. We try to visit every spring. The […]Read more "Sunday Snap 04.21.19"
Rainy morning with a bit of rambling… This morning is starting out lazy and peaceful. I am content as I sit in the room I use as a studio space/study. Outside the rain is really coming down. Today’s forecast calls for a significant chance of thunderstorms. I’m hoping we get at least one good storm […]Read more "Sunday Snap 04.14.19"
Chaotic Comfort… This is a photo of my wife’s workspace. She is very creative, thrives in a chaotic environment, and always has multiple projects in various stages of completion. She enjoys creating acrylic pour paintings and several of her pieces decorate our walls. She also enjoys making earrings and pendants for necklaces. When I noticed […]Read more "Sunday Snap 03.31.19"
An Introvert’s Self-portrait? Roaming the yard with the warm morning sun at my back, I couldn’t resist this quick snap of my shadow on the wall. This image was shot with my iPhone and has been fairly heavily edited with Snapseed. Nothing serious here, I’m just playing around a bit this morning. Have a great […]Read more "Sunday Snap 03.24.19"
“In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir There was a break in the weather. A crack in winter’s grasp, spring has begun to gain a foothold, It was time to get out into nature for an afternoon. Last Sunday afternoon I took a few hours for myself. […]Read more "Seeking Solitude in Nature"
The forsythias are blooming… I shot this image in my backyard late yesterday afternoon. The sun was low in the sky and I liked the light. It’s just a simple shot taken with my iPhone. Have a great weekend, – MikeRead more "Sunday Snap 03.17.19"
Spring, it’s right around the corner… I actually shot this image in the spring of 2016. But, I thought it would be appropriate to share in today’s post since all signs are pointing to an early spring in my part of the world. Also, I have been too busy…nah, the truth is, I haven’t taken […]Read more "Sunday Snap 03.10.19"
Too cold for a swim… I took this shot of my 8-year-old son this past December while visiting Sulivan’s Island, SC We were actually staying in Charleston, SC and took a short drive to Mount Pleasant, Sulivan’s Island, and Isle of Palms. The air temperatures where pleasant for December, but, way to cool to actually […]Read more "Sunday Snap 03.03.19"
Visiting my favorite coffee shop… One of my more savory guilty pleasures is visiting Talia Espresso on a Saturday afternoon. It’s a family-owned coffee shop in my hometown, serving a nice variety of coffee drinks and baked treats. My family and I like to visit on the weekends, it’s a beautiful shop in a historic […]Read more "Sunday Snap 02.24.19"
For this Sunday Snap, I traveled back to 2015… This photo was taken back in September of 2015 when I was just becoming interested in photography. I shot this image with a Canon PowerShot SX400 IS which is a point and shoot camera. I originally purchased this camera to document hiking trips. That is what […]Read more "Sunday Snap 02.17.19"
While making a pot of press coffee, I couldn’t help but notice my reflection. It seemed like an easy opportunity to get a quick snap. Thanks for viewing, I hope you have a great day! Mike L.Read more "Sunday Afternoon Snap 02.10.19"
A Sunday afternoon outing with my family led us to seek out photography opportunities at a local cemetery. The cemetery itself didn’t hold much in the way of photographic musings. However, this stop sign at the cemetery gate did catch my eye. Thank for visiting! Mike L.Read more "Sunday Afternoon Snap 02.03.19"
This past weekend brought some icy weather to my neck of the woods. So I ventured out with my camera to see if I could find any interesting shots. The images in this post were all taken in my backyard, no more than 100′ from my house. It just shows that if you really look […]Read more "Winter’s Chill"