Exciting projects & Fall classes

This year has found me very busy working on several large projects. The largest is a book project for my high school alma mater St. Vincent’s Academy. It was within these halls that I first learned about photography and spent hours in the darkroom experiencing the magic and the science. I am honored that Sr. […]

Great app for celestial events

The Photographer’s Ephemeris is a must-have for every photographer.  This handy app shows the direction of sunrise/sunset and for those who want to shoot the blood moon on October 8, 2014. The direction of moonrise/moonset. You can set a location,  get compass degrees, times and even set a date for future events. Save locations you […]

Getting the Most from Adobe Lightroom

Lightroom is a photo editing program used by amateurs and pros alike to organize, edit and export. At first glance, the modules seem straightforward, but this class will delve deeper, showing you how the program can be used as part of an effective workflow process: importing, editing, using/creating presets, identity plates and watermarks, print set-ups […]

Big surprises for Georgia botanical lovers

The main garden is located behind the administration building called Burnett Hall. It encompassed areas on both sides with a evergreen graden, and many floral varieties. The walkways of the main quadrangle are lined with greenery, flowers and trees as well. The International Garden has a serene pagoda style structure with a small fountain, benches […]

Nesting woodstorks and egrets a wonderful experience

https://flic.kr/p/nnG5Ue May is a wonderful time at Harris Neck NWR. Woody Pond is the home of nesting woodstorks and great egrets. Throughout the refuge there are also other sites- baby alligators, anhinga, red-winged blackbirds, white ibis and even hummingbirds. To see stills from the field trip, visit my G+ or Flickr pages. 🙂  

Savannah photographic field trips

Savannah has a vast variety of playgrounds for photographers. If wildlife photography is your passion, there are many refuges, sanctuaries and state parks within an hour’s drive or less. The images here are from a recent trip to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, located just over the Savannah River on SC Highway 170. There are […]

Blood Moon Excitement

This celestial occurance coincides with the final night of my Advanced Creative Photography class. It is in this course that my students go from the default Evaluative light meter setting to the more precise Partial/Center-Weighted and Spot meters. The blood moon or total lunar eclipse will be a great opportunity for them to try their […]