Garden Statue

I found this hidden statue in a one of the most beautiful gardens in Charleston, SC. This was taken with my Sony A7r with a Meyer-Optik Görlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 M42 lens on it. This lens is known for its painterly, swirly, and bubbly bokeh. To add some interest I applied a monochromatic filter from Fusion Express 2, but instead of the usual black and white, I used a brown palette for my… Read More

Historic Charleston Home

Personally I believe that Charleston has the most homes in the South. Each one has its own elegance, charisma and character. I was about 13 years old walking down the streets of the historic district in Charleston when this house really stuck out to me. The way the owner integrated nature in both its landscaping and the front of their house gave it a really unique and appealing look. Its warm vibes urged me… Read More

² Reflections of…

Walking down some of the historic roads off of Market St. in Charleston, SC, I saw a very distinguished reflection in a bread shop. I love shooting reflections whether they are in windows, puddles or even just glass. This one was special though because of the 3-demensional aspect to it. I have bread and baskets in the foreground then a historic building with lights in its windows. To top it all off, I shot… Read More

Japanese Art and Design

Whenever I visit Charleston, I always love going through Market Street because you never know what you are going to see. Some of the vendors really have some amazing and unique items to display. This older lady was selling nice handmade Japanese products and took the time to explain the delicacy and craftsmanship of the design of her products. She was kind enough to let grab of a few shots of her beautiful Japanese umbrellas… Read More

Charleston Cones

By mid-August of last year, I had own my first Leica camera for several months and was a having a truly amazing experience. My last summer trip before school started was in Charleston SC. I have been there a few times before and loved the experiences I had there. The city is such a fun and happening place and there are many little gems to find in this city if you look in… Read More