golden skies and a SECOND sunrise

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] The allure of the mountains of NC is boundless. My first visit mere weeks ago left me captivated, so much so that I ventured once again to this illustrious landscape. [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] If you happen to find yourself drawn to […]

JUST turn right- a little Buffalove

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section” fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Buffalo, NY is well known for snow and chicken wings, for good reason. We have buckets of snow falling almost any time of the year and the chicken wings, well you can’t get anything like them anywhere else! In case you were wondering, […]

bear-ly SECONDs away: blue ridge escape

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]   “A taste for the beautiful is most cultivated out of doors” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden SECONDs of silence: mountainous voids was my why, now here is the adventure that came of that. If you haven’t gone for a country drive in a while I urge […]

luca lives on the SECOND floor

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Same trip, different cold. What better way to follow a freezing Copenhagen than with a frozen Stockholm? A five hour train ride later and that’s where we landed. By time we would have waited through security lines and boarded a flight that would only last an hour then found our way to […]

SECOND steps: simple ways to improve your photography 

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]   The first step is the hardest but the SECOND step isn’t always easy either. Getting a camera is step one. What’s next? This was a question I’ve asked myself time and time again when it comes to education and equipment. So here are simple recommendations from […]

two SECONDs on Photography

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] That’s too much. That’s not enough. What was she thinking?! And it’s ruined. That is a stream of thoughts that have rushed through my head and I’m sure those of other critics when a) looking at other people’s work b) looking at my work Photography is a form of art. It is […]

a SECOND in Scotland

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] If you haven’t been to Scotland, GO! Every inch of that country is perfection. You know those trips where you just can’t help but ask “are we there yet?”, well the there is everywhere. Even being confined to a tiny mousey engined automobile is suddenly tolerable because […]

not just SECOND best

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Second. We strive to be first. Being number one is synonymous with being the best. Whatever the race is, whatever the prize, we want to be first. What about the second guy? What if you aren’t number one? 2nd is a wondrous place to be! Getting second helpings of dessert? Yum! Second chances? […]