Landscape Photography at the Quarry: Notes on Aspect Ratio

I’ve never taken quite the number of photos of the quarry that I did on this occasion, when the light was moody and overcast but also exceptionally even and natural. This in turn allowed me to take some of my best landscape photography to date. … More Landscape Photography at the Quarry: Notes on Aspect Ratio

West Point on the Eno: The Mill That Became a Park on the Banks of the Eno River

So, while it’s true that nature would be better off without industry of any kind — whether at the level of the mill dam or the hydroelectric dam — there is nonetheless value in preserving modes of life that do less harm to the land while allowing human communities to exist in relative equilibrium. … More West Point on the Eno: The Mill That Became a Park on the Banks of the Eno River

Exploring Sister’s House, a Historic Cabin in the Woods at Eno River State Park

Surveying Sister’s House one last time, I found myself thinking of it not so much as creepy but charming. After all, I could easily imagine Mary Ann Cole, wearing her Sunday best, gathering daffodils with which to adorn her home or headed up the road to visit her brother Anthony. … More Exploring Sister’s House, a Historic Cabin in the Woods at Eno River State Park