Black & White Photography


Copperhead Island Stairway
I have been to Copperhead Island a few times but I never walked around the entire island slowly like I did this past trip. Copperhead Island is located near McDowell Nature Preserve in Charlotte, NC. Driving in, you might think you’re lost because all you see what looks like a […]

Copperhead Island


NC Zoo ostrich
I’ve been trying to branch out a little and photograph more than just trees. While still on Spring Break we chose to go to the NC Zoo in Ashboro. We’re were just near the Uwharrie Mountains at Badin Lake so we just continued the trip a little further. I always compare […]

NC Zoo Ashboro, North Carolina


Lake Haigler, SC
In my  last post I mentioned that I broke my toe recently, so I haven’t been out  hiking trails that much. I went out a few times and came home in pain so, lesson learned. I’m pretty hard-headed and didn’t want a broken toe to stop me but unfortunately when […]

Lake Haigler



Torrance CreekGreenway rocks
So I’ve been dealing with this stupid broken toe for a few weeks. It has really impacted my hiking and trail walking. Why this toe hurts way more than the other toe I broke a few years ago I have no idea but such is life! I haven’t been able […]

#11: Torrence Creek Greenway


Kings Mountain Living History Farm Fence
One thing that I’ve learned about these planned hikes is that NOTHING goes as planned. The weekend was nice and so I felt great about going back to Kings Mountain knowing I wouldn’t get caught in the rain like I did last time. Why oh why did I NOT look at […]

Kings Mountain Nature Trail-take two


Marshall Park Charlotte NC
Over the summer I decided to delve into to some city photography. I’ve always leaned towards nature and landscape photography but being on this journey of venturing out of my comfort zone I thought I should take the camera to the city. Charlotte photographs well. Every time I open up […]

Walking around Charlotte, NC



Horse Statue and Plaque in Matthews, NC
“Love is not patronizing and charity isn’t about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same — with charity you give love, so don’t just give money but reach out your hand instead.” ―Mother Teresa Found this statue on a walk in downtown Matthews, NC

How do you live your life?



Turtles on a log
“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Change Your Outlook



salamander
I captured this little salamander with a blue tail while I was walking along a nature trail in Colonel Francis Beatty Park. I see these little salamanders all the time around my home but they’re usually green or brown depending on what they’re near. He obviously wasn’t in the mood […]

Salamander in Col. Francis Beatty Park, Charlotte NC