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Tag: ‘flowers’



A Beautiful Family in a Springtime Garden

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

I had so much fun photographing this lovely extended family. Grandparents were visiting for the weekend and Mom & Dad have been wanting to photograph the whole family together for quite a while. They wore spring flower colors – the hues of hydrangeas – and together it all looked so brilliant against the backdrop of the garden. We photographed in the late afternoon – my favorite time – because the sun is muted, soft and flattering for portraits. And here are some sneak peeks from our wonderful afternoon photo session ~

Spring Beauty ~ St. Johns Garden

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

One of my favorite places in Charlotte is the garden at our church, St. Johns Episcopal Church. It is peaceful, beautiful, contemplative and gives me a sense of hope and renewal every time I visit. Each time I go, I see something new. I’ve been bringing my camera to the garden this spring – and wanted to share its beauty with you. Here are some of my favorite spring beauties ~

Spring Break ~ Callaway Gardens

Sunday, April 11th, 2010

Tomorrow signals the end of our spring break – a time to be with family, relax, unplug and recharge our batteries. This year we chose to visit Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, GA – a magnificent botanical garden. I brought my camera to document my family’s trip, but also have been interested in photographing patterns in nature – light, shadow, color and botanicals up close. Shall we say a  personal project on the side. The weather was perfect – sunshine and 80s, with a little breeze blowing through. Without further ado, here are some of my favorite photos from our trip to the gardens …