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Fun on a bad weather day at Lake Mattamuskeet, NC

These photos were made at Lake Mattamuskeet in the Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge in eastern North Carolina (NC).

Ode to spring — as I see it

This collection of images will serve as my ode to spring this year. They were all made on the same day, this past Saturday, three of them beautiful flowers Bonnie is growing and the rest from a nearby park where Maggie and I did our daily walk.

Near, medium and far

It’s a fact when photographing I can get lost in the details of framing up-close or abstract compositions to the determent of the “larger” picture. I’ve found this trait in myself a little unexpected…

Different views to the last page of many a great story

Graveyards are interesting, peaceful and for me somehow reassuring — the last page of many a great story. Contemplating the markers, I wonder about the experiences of each of the represented lives and how they chose to spend the moments they had…

Gradually, then suddenly…

I imagine all towns and cities have one—that slightly eccentric, often misunderstood resident who doesn’t quite match society’s standard….

Eastern North Carolina weekend adventure

My wife, Bonnie, and I had the pleasure of spending this past weekend in eastern North Caroline with fellow blogger and photographer Tom Dills and his wife Kathy. A pleasant and relaxing adventure…

…they all ate

For two years I worked part-time as I.T. Manager at Rowan Helping Ministries and I continue to volunteer my time as a photographer to them whenever they have a need.

Last week was the organizations’ annual volunteer appreciation banquet where a few moments are taken to honor and say thank-you to the “army” of daily volunteers…

Nikon D600 body received back from service

I received my Nikon D600 camera body back from Nikon service today. I had shipped it to them on February 26th so about 13 days turnaround, including shipping.