Boneyard Beach: Opposing Twins

 This is the second photo in my “color vs. black and white” series while visiting Boneyard Beach on Caper’s Island Awendaw near Charleston.  Which do you like better? Best, Winter

Boneyard Beach: Tree Arch

The end of last year was a whirlwind of traveling for work and play.  I am finally back after a long hiatus. I hope that you continue to enjoy my blog. As a preview of things to come, I am doing a short “color vs. black and white” series of photos.  Let me know which […]

Title: The Explorer

Walking through the ruins of the Colosseum, I was arrested when I saw these repeating squared doorways. Anytime I see repeating designs in structures, I am always struck by their form and function. These doorways were probably meant to support the upper level of seats and walkways. It was pure luck that I managed to […]

Brooklyn Navy Yard Photography Tour

If you’re like me, when you see an interesting restricted area, your first thought is “how can I gain access to this area without potentially being arrested?” Add a decaying structure to that restricted area and I am all for doing some amateur sleuthing. Along the waterfront in Wallabout Basin area in Brooklyn, NY sits […]

Italy: Herculaneum

In  79 AD, another town lay in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius: Herculaneum. As Vesuvius continued to erupt, a volcanic pyroclastic flow (a fast-moving ground-hugging avalanche of hot ash, pumice, rock fragments, and volcanic gas that rushes down the side of a volcano as fast as 100 km/hour or more) approached Herculaneum and eventually buried […]

Italy: Ostuni

Ostuni is a hilltop city that was believed to have been established by the Messappi people. In the 8th century BC, the Messappi started to build the first fortified towns in the region. These city was eventually attacked and defeated by Hannibal during the Punic Wars. Around 216 BC, the region was conquered by the […]