Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cades Cove
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tremont
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
” Mud Creek Falls, Sky Valley, Rabun County, Georgia.
” Sunset over Al-Farooq Masjid of Atlanta.
” Tonight’s “supermoon” over the PWC building, in downtown Atlanta.
Toccoa Falls, Toccoa Falls College, Stephens County, Georgia At 187 feet, Toccoa Falls is the tallest free falling waterfall in Georgia. Located on the campus of Toccoa Falls College, it […]
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A natural light show from Blackrock Mountain Lake, Rabun County, Georgia.
Easter Sunrise from Blackrock Mountain State Park, Georgia.
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This isn’t a particularly great picture, the only reason I’m posting is that I managed to capture a partial lunar eclipse as the sun rose over Edisto Island, SC. The […]
A silhouette of one of the trees on the boneyard beach at Botany Bay, Edisto Island, South Carolina.
Another waterfall in North Georgia that usually isn’t. Most of the time this waterfall is little more than a single spout, trickling down the rock face. As you can see, […]
After a week of non-stop rain, this little waterfall in Georgia’s Black Rock Mountain State Park, normally a trickle, actually looked fairly impressive.
This waterfall, along with the two waterfalls on Holcomb Creek make a nice loop hike with three waterfalls.
Another waterfall that I’ve tried on numerous occasions to photograph. A rainy weekend yielded nice soft light and high water to get a better results than I’ve ever had […]
A rose with some sparkling water droplets.
I’ve photographed this waterfall several times before, but have never been happy with the results. This time the water level and light were much better than they’ve ever been, and […]
Cane Creek Falls, Camp Glisson, Dahlonega, Georgia.
The sun just breaking over the horizon. Blue Ridge Overlook, Black Rock Mountain State Park, Mountain City, Georgia.
The Spring Star Flower (Ipheion uniflorum), one of the first flowers I see every spring. Always a happy reminder that it’s time to get back out and start shooting again.
The lighthouse on St. Simons Island, surrounded by palm trees. Brunswick, Georgia.
Sidney Lanier Bridge, St. Simons Sound, Brunswick, Georgia
Foggy Autumn Sunrise, Blairsville, Georgia.
Autumn on Brasstown Bald, Chattahoochee National Forest, Towns/Union County Georgia.
Amicalola Falls, Cherokee National Forest, Dawson County, Georgia. Shot on October 14, 2012. The color in the park was still far from peak, but there was enough in the right […]
A Stone Mountain Yellow Daisy (aka Confederate Daisy) with a bee.
A detail shot of Dukes Creek Falls reflecting a bright blue sky.
While shooting at Dukes Creek Falls with my buddy Ian a few weeks ago, that golden pool of reflected sunlight caught my eye. We were deep in a gorge which […]
This is the larger waterfall on Mill Creek. It’s just down stream from the previous photo.
About a year ago, I saw another photographer that had done a long exposure of an eddy like this with the cool swirls. Since then, I’ve been looking for just […]
Yet another attempt to photography one of these tiny wild irises. I’m still not pleased with the background, but I definitely like this better than my last couple of attempts.
An old mill in the Roaring Fork Historic Area in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
If you’ve seen Joseph Rossbach’s “Layers of Light”, you may see quite a few similarities between his shot and mine. The reason for that is that I was attending his […]
A Pink Lady’s Slipper flower that I photographed while on a workshop in Great Smoky Mountain National Park. We came across these on a hike back from another location, and […]
For the second time in as many weeks I found myself in the woods attempting to photograph wild irises. I love these little flowers, but despite shooting dozens of photos […]
The Angel Falls trail in the Rabun Beach recreation area passes two waterfalls. Angel Falls, that I posted on Monday, is the second waterfall you’ll encounter and by far the […]
A trillium I stumbled across while looking for a waterfall on Talley Mill Creek near the Georgia/North Carolina state lines.
Angel Falls in the Rabun Beach Recreation Area in Rabun County, Georgia. Photographed as part of my Easter morning sunrise worship service. The falls are several hundred feet tall, and […]
Went for a walk at DeSoto Falls yesterday and was excited to see a lot of wildflowers blooming, including this wild iris.
Some yellow flowers I found while shooting at Davidson Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve.
Trying to get back on track with the 365. Today’s theme is button, so I photographed a couple of buttons in my car.
I don’t think I’ve ever seen the daffodils bloom this early. It’s the first week of February and I’ve seen a bunch of flowers that don’t usually bloom until the […]
28/365 Light. This is an LED flashlight that I carry with my pretty much all the time.
25/365 Blue Flower. Today’s theme was supposed to be “something you made”. but about the only thing I make other than photos is dinner, and I completely forgot to take […]
24/365 — Theme: Guilty Pleasure This was intended to be a test shot to experiment with the light before I actually poured the coke. The light, however, ended up looking […]
23/365 Something Old
22/365 Your Shoes
19/365 Sweet A kiss is sweeter than wine, especially when it’s made with chocolate and caramel.
18/365 — Theme: Somthing You Bought
17/365 — Theme: Water
16/365. Today’s theme was mornings, but I’m not a big fan of mornings. In fact, with it being a holiday, I got to sleep in and missed most of the […]
14/365 — Something You’re Reading. I actually finished the book on the right in one sitting, and have had the set on the left for several years and have yet […]
13/365 In Your Bag — I stared at both my work bag and my camera bag for quite a while trying to figure out how to get an interesting shot. […]
12/265 — Close Up. I had more flowers to shoot, but I wanted to post something different today, so I pulled some ice out of the fridge and slapped a […]
11/365: Where you sleep.
9/365: Daily Routine — Ok, so this is a bit of a punt. I had originally taken some photos I took while I was making dinner, but as I was […]
365:day 8 — Theme: Your Sky I thought I was going to have to do a makeup shot for this, because it’s been raining all day, but late this evening […]
365 day seven: Favorite. My favorite color M&M’s.
Sleeping monkeys always make me smile.
365 Project day five — Theme: Something you wore. I know it’s cliche, but I’ve always wondered how to setup the light for this shot, so after much experimenting, this […]
365 day three — Something you adore.
365 day two — Theme: Breakfast Another catch up post for my 365. A bowl of clementines on my table.
My intent at the beginning of the year was to start taking a photo a day. I did that one day, then didn’t manage to take another photo for four […]
Shooting into the sun I got wicked flare, plus there was a drop of water on my polarizer that filtered out everything but blue light. I managed to clean it […]
If you want to get good photos of waterfalls you have to be willing to get your feet wet. If you want great photos of waterfalls, you have to be […]
My dad taught me to love the outdoors and everything in it. He also bought me my first camera, and taught me how to use it to see the world […]
One of the issues I struggle with on this blog is just how many pictures from a single shoot to post. Because of the way I shoot, I often get […]
Two live oaks on the shore of Botany Bay, Edisto Island, SC.
A live oak on the shore of Botany Bay, Edisto Island, SC. I need to go back when high tide is closer to sunrise or sunset.
Another shot from the family trip to Stone Mountain Park. I had specifically gone out to shoot some dogwood flowers, and actually got some really nice stuff, that I’ll be […]
This Sunday I took a trip with the family to Stone Mountain Park. As I mentioned on my Facebook page, it was a great day to be outside, but a […]
This Saturday I helped lead a trip to Minnehaha Falls, in the Chattahoochee National Forest. In the morning the weather looked perfect, with nearly overcast skies, but relatively low chance […]
My intent was to make some photos of star trails, but it turns out I don’t know how to work the intervalometer on my camera and didn’t get enough shots […]
One of the smaller waterfalls/shoals on Panther Creek. The red on the left is coming from a campfire that’s way too close to the water.
My reward for taking a picture of hiccup.
Spencer with his current favorite toy. Lately, when I try to take his picture, he insists on having me take a picture of hiccup first. Sometimes, those shots end up […]
This is actually the same shot as the one from Friday, in a sense. They were both taken in the exact same spot, with the exact same subject, and completely […]
Another from my shoot yesterday.
I finally got out to shoot again today. After spending the last few weeks working round the clock at my day job it was good to get out and shoot. […]
Minnehaha Falls in the Chattahoochee National Forest, is one of my favorite waterfalls to photograph. Because it’s so close to my mother-in-law’s house, and only a short walk from the […]
Trying to figure out the best way to use some of the isolated patches of color I found, I decided to experiment with some of the techniques I used in […]
I finally got to get out and do some shooting this weekend. I’ll be posting some of the results this week.
Another view of the Upper Falls on Moccasin Creek.
Moss covered rocks at the base of Hemlock Falls, on Moccasin Creek, Rabun County Georgia.
Another view of the sunset from atop Mt. Leconte.
Sunset as viewed from the top of Mt. Leconte in Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
I spent much of the Worldwide Photowalk(s) looking at textures. Mainly I found a lot of interesting things in the form of old bricks, old wood, old metal, and very […]
A detail shot of one of the plants in the Ethnobotanical Garden at UGA. Taken during the Worldwide Photowalk, Athens, Georgia.
Crepe Myrtle flowers on the campus of UGA. Shot during the Worldwide Photowalk.
A not uncommon scene for downtown Athens, or any college town I suspect. Shot during the Worldwide Photowalk.
A sundial on the North Campus of UGA, marking the spot of Robert Toombs’ Oak. Shot during the World Wide Photowalk in Athens, Georgia.
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A shot from on top of the North Campus Parking deck at UGA. Athens, Georgia
Jackson Street bookstore, on Jackson Street in downtown Athens, Georgia. Photographed during the Scott Kelby World Wide Photowalk.
For some perspective. This is the view from my mother-in-law’s house where we were watching the fireworks. The lights in the lower left are from the Dillard House and they […]
I often go out to shoot with a very specific idea about the images I want to shoot. I will still shoot whatever happens to catch my eye, but when […]
Another tulip from the Atlanta Botanical Garden.
A tulip shot during a recent visit to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.
Another in the flower impression series from the Carter Center. Incidentally, this is the only shot in this set that had any significant post processing done, all of the others […]
Yet another abstract flower shot from the Carter Center visit this weekend. I should probably name this one something to do with the red hat ladies club, due to their […]
Another shot from the Carter Center on Saturday. I still haven’t decided what to call my experiments with colors, for now I’m just calling them impressions, since my wife say […]
A friend of mine told me that there were some lovely tulips blooming at the Carter Center, so having a free day yesterday I spent part of the afternoon playing […]
Close up of a star magnolia flower. Shot at the Georgia State Botanical Garden, Athens, Georgia.
Tulip magnolia (Magnolia liliiflora) flowers against a background of white star magnolia blossoms and blue sky. Shot at the Georgia State Botanical Gardens, in Athens, Georgia.
I was unable to find anything identifying these little flowers, and my google searches have turned up nothing. If you happen to know the name of these little guys please […]
White Camellia Flower — Camellia japonica. Shot at the Georgia State Botanical Gardens in Athens, Georgia.
Another attempt at a flower/color abstract.
A Star Magnolia (Magnolia Stellata) blooming in the Fernbank Woods at Fernbank Science center in Dekalb County Georgia.
I’m a big fan of color, and find myself drawn to flowers because of the intense colors nature has to display. Too often though, I’ve found that focusing on the […]
A little bit of a different take on the things to see at Callaway Gardens.
As is usually the case when shooting from my backyard there’s really not much to compose with except for a long line of roof tops and privacy fences. I need […]
A little bit of a break from the models. Sunday was a beautiful day, so I went out to see if I could find anything interesting to shoot. I didn’t […]
Another shot of me shooting in the dark, while it was still snowing, just to be sure I got some photos of it before it was gone. Incidentally, 24 hours […]
Snow is quite rare in Georgia, and when we do see some it usually doesn’t last very long. Today we got several inches, but with temperatures in the 50s expected […]
Sometimes light is unpredictable. I shot this cascade because the light around the little pool was this nice warm color. I setup the composition to catch the light, but didn’t […]
One of the only shots I got of the falls. The light wasn’t great here, as I’d arrived much later than planned due to having to hike in, and the […]
I had initially visited this area in hopes of photographing 2-3 waterfalls on this creek. Unfortunately, closed roads, an unexpected hike, and treacherous terrain meant I would have to come […]
Before this weekend it had been almost six weeks since I got out to shoot anything nature related. I finally got away and headed for the mountains to shoot some […]
One of the shots from my first wedding.
And one final shot. Grant isn’t a model, but he came with a cool hat and shades, so he had his picture taken too.
And a shot of both Ashley Marie and Clinton.
Ashley was really fun to work with and hang out with. We shot several completely goofy poses that I haven’t processed yet.
Another shot of Clinton from the shoot on Saturday.
I’ve been playing with my Christmas presents, but haven’t really shot anything worth posting until this weekend. I finally got off my butt and went to the Athens Strobist Group […]
I’ve been wanting to do some high key shots for some time, but I had trouble figuring out what sorts of shots made the best candidates for this sort of […]
One final ornament from my Christmas tree.
I really love the quality of the light created by the tiny little Christmas lights, so as I sit in my living room I’m drawn to find something interesting to […]
A clay (or sculpy) stocking ornament, adorned with holly berries.
A pewter drum ornament from my Christmas Tree.
I haven’t been out to shoot in over a week, so I decided to shoot some things around the house.
One of the cool things about sassafras trees is that they have three different shaped leaves. So I thought it would be really cool to get a photo of one […]
I didn’t get a chance to shoot any nature photos this weekend, so I’ve digging through the archives. This is one from my trip to Dukes Creek Falls in January. […]
Marla is another one of the models that came out and let us photograph her while we practiced lighting setups. Something I’ve noticed while working on the shots from this […]
One of the proper models from the Athens Strobist group’s shoot this Saturday in Commerce, Georgia.
The Strobist Flickr Group I shoot with every month or so had another meetup this past Saturday in Commerce, Georgia. The models we’re running late, so we took turns shooting […]
Another rose from the shoot at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.
A rose shot at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens in November.
This orchid at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens looked like it could be carnivorous. The way the bottom petals formed a cup and held water reminded me a lot of a […]
This past weekend while looking for something to shoot I was running out of luck, so I went by an old standby, the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. I love the gardens […]
A shot of a couple enjoying warm weather and autumn color on the lake in Stone Mountain Park, Georgia.
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My brother as a wolf man.
Captain Crumb Beard the Pirate. Ready to haul in some booty.
One last shot of the sunset at Black Rock Mountain State Park.
A shot of some yellow leaves for the Morrows. Oh, and for the photographers out there, one of my favorite landscape/nature photographers, Jim M. Goldstein, is giving away a […]
A sunset as viewed from Black Rock Mountain State Park. Black Rock Mountain is touted as the Highest State Park in Georgia, and offers some very accessible views. The road […]
These last two shots I don’t think are quite as good technically as the two from earlier this week, but they are a better representation of my kids’ personalities.
This is a maple tree in my front yard that has just recently started to change colors for the fall. Most of the tree is still quite green.
A shot of my daughter from our afternoon playing in the yard. Strobist: SB-600 with an Apollo micro softbox, hand held camera left at 1/2 power, triggered using Nikon CLS.
More shots of my kids. I spent Saturday afternoon playing in the yard with kids and snapping shots when it wasn’t my turn to kick or chase a ball. For […]
A final shot on Minnehaha Falls. One of the rare occasions where I felt a landscape could be improved by the absence of a tree.
One last detail shot of Minnehaha Falls.
More detail of Minnehaha Falls.
More images from my shoot at Minnehaha Falls.
Walked out of my house on Friday morning to find the sky looking like this. For a brief moment I thought about being late for work, and not having anything […]
Another shot of Minnehaha Falls at high water.
Another shot of Minnehaha Falls at high water. Compare this shot, the one I took two years ago at the beginning of the drought: Minnehaha Trickle.
After record rain fall in Georgia over the past two weeks I set out to shoot some of my favorite water falls with high water. This is Minnehaha in the […]
Two more of my favorite people. My lovely wife and our beautiful daughter. This was shot a little later than yesterday’s shot. Looking out over Rabun Gap at sunset. I […]
Another shot working with off camera flash. My main goal was to see if I could get a proper exposure of both the background and foreground, using a single flash […]
Renee, one of the lovely ladies that came out on Saturday to be photographed.
This weekend, Steve Skelton at [SSP]* Studios hosted a strobist meet in Athens, GA. This is one of the shots from the meet, and I hope to have more processed […]
I got to meet R2D2, he actually came up and said hi while I was taking his picture. Or at least that’s what I think he said, there wasn’t a […]
More from Dragon*Con.
By far one of the coolest costumes at Dragon*Con.
More from Dragon*Con. This is my brother Stephen in the scale mail armor he made.
I spent this past Saturday at Dragon*Con in Atlanta. I’ll be posting several of these shots throughout the week.
An alligator at the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga.
Two tiny frogs at the Tennessee aquarium in Chattanooga.
A Moon Jelly feeding on brine shrimp at the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga Tennessee.
The title of this photo is inspired by the Guadalcanal Diary song of the same name. When I shot this, the song got stuck in my head, and promptly returned […]
A more intimate view of Crow Creek falls.
Another shot of Crow Creek Falls in Rabun County, Georgia. Running well with five inches of rain the week prior to my visit.
Ursa Major (aka the Bigger Dipper) in the sky above the town of Rabun Gap, Georgia. If you’re viewing this via RSS and only see a thumbnail, there is […]
Back to our regular scheduled programming. Another view of Ammons Creek Falls.
Beam me aboard Mr. Scott. Will a 2×4 do?
Bear with me. The summer heat, and a nasty cold, have taken their toll, and I haven’t been able to get out and shoot my usual subjects lately. I’ve taken […]
If you’ve followed InvisibleGreen.com for the last couple of years you will probably recognize these day lilies. I shoot them every summer when they bloom at my mother-in-law’s house.
Spencer "reading" a book.
Holly contemplating her next stroke? Nah, I think she’s just tasting the colored pencil.
The last of the model train series.
Another train pan from Vines Botanical Gardens in Gwinnett County Georgia.
I had big plans to get out and shoot this weekend, that ended up falling through. I ended up heading to the local botanical gardens to see if anything was […]
X marks the spot.
Martin Creek Falls, one of the waterfalls along the Bartram Trail in Rabun County, Georgia.
Spencer’s first experience with Sparklers. He was a little nervous at first, but eventually got into the spirit of it.
A patriotic fireworks burst in Red, White, and Blue.
This week, I’ll be posting some fireworks shots from the 4th of July. These were part of the Independence Day Display presented by the Dillard House, in Dillard, Georgia. Unlike […]
Gwinnett County Georgia really has some interesting parks. This is McDaniel Farm park, you’d never know it was there, because it’s situated behind a heavily developed area in Duluth, surrounded […]
A tiny little orange fungus I found growing in the moss along the banks of Ivy Creek, near the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center in Buford, Georgia.
Yesteday’s dragon fly damselfly was quite skittish, and just barely hung around long enough for me to snap any shots. This one though seemed to notice me shooting and flew […]
While I was exploring the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center, I noticed this guy gal flying around. I approached, but every time I took a step toward him her, she’d […]
Blackberries growing along the Ivy Creek Greenway, in Gwinnett County Georgia. Near the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center. Credit goes to my brother Michael for inspiring the title.
I’ve had an ongoing project to shoot the waterfalls of North Georgia. I have photographed a few of them since I took up the task, and steal a day when […]
All this needs is some tree nymphs to complete the look I was going for.
A detail shot of Blue Hole Falls, on High Shoals Creek, Towns County, Georgia.
I hate the fact that I cut off her chin, but the look on her face was too good not to share.
I just noticed this is photo number 550 on InvisibleGreen.com
Waterfalls seem like such an obvious place to use HDR, since it’s nearly impossible to correctly expose for the smooth water effect and still get the rest of the shot […]
This may be my last new post for a while. My camera quit working, and I don’t yet have the funds to upgrade.
Equal time for my cute kids.
More of my kids.
A shot of my kids playing together in my son’s room.
Err.. Two Tulips.
The traditional processing of the shots from Moccasin Creek wasn’t working for me, so I tried a little bit of the Orton Effect.
Another flower from Callaway Gardens.
I got bored last weekend and shot myself.
When I walked past these flowers I thought, hey that looks like a bird. Apparently, I wasn’t the only person to think so. These flowers are called Birds of Paradise.
I had intended to do a whole week of orchids, but I was getting a little bored with them. Here’s a blue daisy instead.
Another orchid at Callaway Gardens.
Some orchids I shot while taking advantage of the free admission offer at Callaway Gardens this weekend.
Holly’s first reaction to green beans. Despite the initial look, she actually seemed to enjoy them.
My wife laughs at me because of shots like this. Most days it’s a struggle for me to get out of bed in the morning. I hit snooze until the […]
An HDR image of Dukes Creek Falls in North Georgia. This is probably my favorite waterfall in Georgia.
Another shot of just Murphy, the loggerhead sea turtle at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Not the best shot technically, but one I like despite the flaws.
My son Spencer enjoying a trip to the Georgia Aquarium. He seemed to like the turtles the best, no matter which exhibit they were in.
Given the lack of comments last week, people either felt the black and white shots last week were unremarkable, or they were so good they left people speechless. Anyway, on […]
This week I am going to try something a little different: Black and White. This series is from Dukes Creek Falls in North Georgia.
My computer crashed last night just as I was about to re-size this for posting, and rather than wait to reboot and figure out why it crashed I decided to […]
Small waterfall on Dodd Creek, just below Raven Cliff.
I got some very encouraging feedback on last week’s photos and just wanted to say thank you to everyone who commented, or sent me messages about that series. I have […]
This week I’ll be featuring some shots from an urban exploring outing I went on with my photography group. This is an abandoned warehouse in downtown Atlanta.
A self portrait of sorts. Me standing in the snow in Vermont.
One of the houses in the neighborhood where my family spent Christmas. I didn’t have a tripod with me in Vermont, so this shot is a little blurry, but I […]
Our Christmas tree after Santa’s Visit.
My family took a day trip to Montreal and I snapped this while walking along the streets.
This isn’t the best shot in the world. Just the first grab shot I could get after spending all day flying from Atlanta to Burlington. I quite literally walked in […]
This is a red bell that used to adorn a wreath. The wreath was made by my wife’s grandmother Marie, who died two months before Laura and I got married. […]
I managed to get some free time tonight to get creative and was playing with some bokeh shaping techniques I’ve been meaning to try. As I am eagerly awaiting my […]
Another one from the archives. I was looking for something a little more Christmas-y, but given the near 70 degree highs in Georgia I thought something from the spring might […]
My nephew. The baby brother of yesterday’s model.
My niece. This is one of the shots that I got last weekend, but couldn’t post until my sister-in-law had seen the shots. Now that she has seen them I […]
A woodwick candle photographed last year.
One from the archives. This is a shot from Scott Kelby’s World Wide Photowalk back in August. I participated in one of the Atlanta walks, and shot this.
One last shot from my Helton Creek Trip, then I’ll have to start digging through the archives.
A more traditional shot of the upper falls on Helton Creek.
This one is very similar to the shot from last Monday. I did get to shoot this weekend, but didn’t get anything to post here. I may have a couple […]
Trahlyta Falls on Wolf Creek. Vogel State Park, Blairsville , GA. Trahlyta Falls is fed from Lake Trahlyta, in Vogel State Park. Check out the Wikipedia Article on the Cheorkee […]
Another shot of the Autumn color on Blue Ridge Parkway, outside Asheville, NC.
The shot was very much an accident. Immediately before I shot it, I had switched to a longer shutter speed to try some panning shots with Spencer going down the […]
I considered calling this shot, "bonehead mistakes", not because the shot turned out badly, but because so many of my other shots did. The last time I used my D70, […]
Holly with her fingers in her mouth.
It’s not all football.
On Saturday I took Spencer to the park. We had a great time. He played on the playground and chased gucks and geese, while I powered the swings, chased a […]
My brother Stephen as a Werewolf Hunter.
My niece dressed as a Dark Fey.
Another shot from my drive up Blue Ridge Parkway.
Like most things I shoot, I was drawn to the color contrasts in this scene. I’m not really happy with the lack of composition, but as many times as I […]
After spending the morning at Biltmore Estate the other weekend, I decided to take a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway to see if the fall colors were any better. […]
A spooky old house to set the mood. Happy Halloween!
Taking a break from the flowers at Biltmore, I thought we’d switch gears and do something a little more appropriate for the season, and the approaching holiday.
One last flower from Biltmore.
Another shot of the Chattooga River near Bull Sluice.
Bull Sluice Rapid on the Chattooga River.
A fitting tribute for October 13th I think. Shot at Vines Botanical Gardens, Gwinnett County Georgia.
A rainbow I saw while driving in to work yesterday. It was still there after I parked, so I snapped a few shots as I walked to my office.
I promise this is the last image of this apple I’m posting.
This is the 400th photo posted to InvisibleGreen. I had intended to go out this weekend to shoot, in hopes of getting something profound for this post. I ended up […]
Yet another shot of the perfect apple. Again, with extra post processing.
I found this apple intriguing so I took a lot shots of it, some turned out better than others. A few of them needed a little bit of extra work […]
This was shot from roughly the same location as yesterday’s shot, namely the deck of my mother-in-law’s house. Though, this one was shot early in the morning.
Another sunset over Rabun Gap, Georgia.
The apple in the center is the same apple from yesterday’s shot. This is where I found it before moving it outside for that one.
This apple was nearly perfect. The color and the stem with the two leaves just seemed to embody exactly what one things of when you think of the word apple. […]
Another one of the folks working the Gwinnett County Fair.
And an extra shot since I was sick on Tuesday.
Another spinning ride at the Gwinnett County Fair.
Another one of the guys working the Gwinnett County Fair. One of the very few who didn’t mind being photographed.
Three of the spinning rides at the Gwinnett County Fair, the Ferris wheel, carousel, and another ride whose name escapes me. This is actually a composite of two images. I […]
Sorry I’m so slow getting today’s photo posted, I’ve spent most of the last 24 hours in bed fighting a bug. I’m feeling much better now so here’s another shot […]
My buddy Roman who I ran into (he’s ok) at the Braves Game a couple of weeks ago. You can see a reflection of me in his sunglasses.
The gravitron is the last ride I ever went on at a county fair. That day I learned that I get motion sick on closed rides. I don’t have a […]
Saturday night I went to the Gwinnett County Fair to scout out the grounds for a photowalk next week. This is one of the grab shots I got while walking […]
A nighttime view of yesterday’s garden spider.
Argiope aurantia, the Black and Yellow Garden Spider or the Writing Spider. I found this critter in my yard on Saturday evening, and didn’t get a chance to photograph her […]
My daughter, Holly, in blue and white. Happy and blowing bubbles.
At the Yellow Daisy Festival on Saturday we bought my son a frozen lemonade. He loved it, and is seen here trying to scoop out every last drop.
One of these days I’m going to start learning the names of these flowers that I love to photograph. But then again, I rose by any other name… seems to […]
My wife and I went to the Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain Park on Saturday. We didn’t see any of the namesake flowers at the festival, so we drove […]
A lady bug hanging out on the remains of a flower.
Another application of the Orton Effect.Shot at Vines Botanical Gardens in Gwinnett County, Ga.
This past Saturday, I participated in Scott Kelby’s World Wide Photo Walk. Atlanta was one of 180 or so cities around the world that held photo walks on Saturday. I […]
This weekend we took my son Spencer out on Lake Burton. He loved the boat ride, and really enjoyed getting in the lake and splashing around.
My monkey Spencer resting after a long walk through the blackberry patch, inspecting his haul.
My son Spencer, picking blackberries. He quite enjoyed picking them, and squishing them This was shot throught the blackberry vines. I removed some of the branches near his face with […]
My daughter, my wife, and my wife’s aunt and cousin in the background. We went picking blackberries at a farm in Rabun Gap. This was shot with my camera resting […]
I finally got a chance to get out and shoot this weekend. This is a shot of the Tallulah River in North Georgia.
Another image with wonky focus that was made better by the orton effect. I shot this on the banks of Crow Creek when I was out shooting the waterfalls there […]
More azaleas from Callaway Gardens.
Sadly, I haven’t had much opportunity to get out and shoot lately. The rare opportunity I’ve had this past month we’ve had creativity stifling heat. I’ve been working through some […]
My son loves to play games with his shadow. Mostly peek-a-boo. But when there’s enough room, a nice game of tag works too.
Another image using the Orton Effect. This was shot about the same time as my other photo from Jack’s River Falls. I didn’t own a tripod or a VR lens […]
I just can’t get enough of this effect. I’m sure many of you will get tired of it before I do. Submitted to Photo Friday for the September 19, […]
I’ve been playing some more with the Orton Effect.
I learned a new (for me) technique for processing photos and have been playing around with it. This shot originally had a lot of motion blur due to the exposure […]
Another shot from the fire writing experiments. If you can’t tell this is a face.
cd That’s my name. My brother and I went camping last weekend and started playing with the fire. He pulled a stick out of the fire and started drawing in […]