Bridge in Village of Somesville, Maine

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #116: Symmetry

The desire for symmetry, for balance, for rhythm in form as well as in sound, is one of the most inveterate of human instincts. Edith Wharton As I read Patti’s lead post for this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #116: Symmetry, I couldn’t help but agree with her: Symmetry IS a powerful tool to create dramatic […]

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Field at Gettysburg

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #115: Inspiration

Inspiration and motivation may come from others, but true inspiration comes from within. Catherine Pulsifer Drawing inspiration from others is easy; it’s doing something with that inspiration that can sometimes be the sticking point. So, when I read Tina’s choice for this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Inspiration, I considered the many people, events, and places […]

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #114: Negative Space

Amy invited us to consider the impact of “negative space” on photographs this week as she rolled out the Lens-Artists Challenge #114. Since I’m traveling this week — from Knoxville to Gettysburg, Annapolis, and the Eastern Shore, I’ve found a couple of subjects that naturally lend themselves to standing out better surrounded by negative space: […]

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All Saints chapel, Pawleys Island SC

Beach Week: Finding Alice Flagg

A week at Pawleys Island, SC is generally not complete without at least one tribute to Alice Flagg. Who is Alice Flagg, you ask? The story lies at the end, after we show you pictures of (you won’t believe this) a cemetery! We usually get off the beach at least once to travel to All […]

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Gray home in Georgetown under live oak tree

Beach Week: Homes of Georgetown, SC

It wouldn’t be beach week for us if we didn’t take at least one trip from our rental in Pawleys Island, SC to historic Georgetown — the location of some of the prettiest Southern homes in the state — about 20 minutes away. After all, Georgetown is the third oldest town in South Carolina with […]

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