Winter’s Chill

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 …

For the Love of Apples

Every year, since my childhood, on the first Saturday of October.  My hometown closes the streets and makes preparations for the biggest day of the year…The Apple Festival. The Apple Festival is a single day festival that features crafts, artisans, food, music, fun & games.  The typically quiet streets come alive with spectators, performers, and …

Abandoned & Lonely

There’s something about this image that I find intriguing.  To me, it speaks of loneliness and abandonment. The bars on the window indicate that perhaps, at sometime in the past, this building held items that were precious to someone.  The building and it’s contents where important and worth protecting. Now…only shards of glass and tattered …

Pursuing Textures…

This past week’s challenge was texture.  So on Sunday afternoon I grabbed my camera with the intention of seeking out textures. When you pay attention it’s amazing how much diversity there is in common day objects.  Materials that we are around each day…all of them with their unique texture or pattern. All of the photos …

Travel Photography – Sandbridge Pier

I shot the photos below with my phone during our vacation last June.  The location was Sandbridge Beach, VA.  The forecast for the day was to start off cloudy and become sunny by afternoon.  The sun never arrived.  A dense fog developed over the water and presented a unique lighting and atmospheric condition.

Film Photography – Black & White Film Roll #1

One of my hobbies includes photography.  I own a vintage Sears 35mm SLR film camera.  The camera was manufactured for Sears by Ricoh.   I occasionally use it for black & white film photography.  Below are some photographs that I shot with the camera. Using this camera is a real pleasure.  The fact that you have …