Tag Archives: landscape

Looking Down A Dike

I was using my long lens to look down the trail to see if there was anything happening. I pulled back to grab this shot thinking it might be interesting.

There’s a big marsh on either side here, but the grasses are now twice as tall as I am. Even if you see something it’s blocked from a clean shot. I guess you could punch through the grass and reeds. Good luck with that…

Looking Down A Dike
Looking Down A Dike

Bear Island, South Carolina.

Egret Slpping By

When I shot these I thought this is going to be pretty good, or total rubbish. A photograph kept wide, even though the background was fairly dark.

Egret Slpping By
Egret Slpping By

These are best viewed large some details lost in the smaller on line view.

Egret Slpping By
Egret Slpping By

Old Church Yard, Charleston

It’s not just me. When I walk around the old church yards here I see people from all over the world wandering around. They’re fascinating pieces of history.

Old Church Yard, Charleston
Old Church Yard, Charleston

This one more than most. The Circular Church was founded in the 1680’s, was burned, blown up, and rebuilt multiple times.

Old Church Yard, Charleston
Old Church Yard, Charleston

The latest rounded design above,  was by Robert Mills (Washington Monument, Wash. DC) around 1818. Major repairs were again needed after the Civil War. Early photographs from the war show the roof and front in ruins from the bombardment of Charleston.

Old Church Yard, Charleston
Old Church Yard, Charleston

The center of Charleston has numerous old churches and grave yards, some even hidden in plain sight. Each visit always provides something new.