Photo Journal: A Close-Up on Captiva Island, Florida, Under a Big Banyan

You never know what will come of your friendships with neighbors.  In the fall of 2002, my husband, children and I moved into a home in Northern Virginia which backed up to a much older, Antietam, farm house with trellis anchored flowers growing up the white siding layered with generations of paint.  For years we heard about her home …

A Mid-Winter, Early, Fall Day

On the road this weekend to North Carolina--Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach area.  Sunday morning photos from the trip.  A little #MondayMotivation On a more local, professional side, just finishing up a little photo project for Cushman and Wakefield on a freshly renovated commercial property in Tysons Corner.

Spectacular Summer Sunrise at the Washington Monument

Here's proof that the early bird photographer gets the worm. These two shots of the Washington Monument were taken only minutes apart, but the results demonstrate the difference between good and spectacular lighting.  I just needed to be there to capture the drama.  Thanks, Mother Nature! If you've ever wondered why photographers are out so …