Great Egret in a mating display.
Great Egret on display.
One of those shots where the light on the swamp gives an unexpected color to the background.
These were taken in the oldest landscaped (formal) garden in the US. Middleton Plantation gardens were first created in the mid 1700’s.
The gardens run along the Ashley River, 15 miles up stream from Charleston, South Carolina.
I think my preference here is to shoot in the early spring or winter.
While not a fan of this style I can appreciate they have been here for almost 300 years.
All of this plantation was damaged during the Civil War and the great earthquake of 1862. The grounds have always been repaired.
Middleton Plantation, Charleston, South Carolina.
A Great Egret perched high in a Cypress Tree.
Taken on a dull day when the sky and sun cooperated for this style of photography.
She looks so happy here, and I missed noticing this when first viewing the days photographs.
A gator grin at ACE Basin, South Carolina.
Found on a walk.
A powerful image.
note; this headstone has been used as the title, and cover shot, of a great reference for Magnolia Cemetery. Written by Patrick Harwood.