Author Archives: The Thinking Photographer

About The Thinking Photographer

I have been a photographer for over 35 years. My photography interests include nature, architectural and interior design, and fine art imagery. I enjoy helping students learn about photography and the business of becoming a successful photographer. Currently I am the president of the ASMP South Carolina Chapter.

Artist at Work Studios Open House

I would like to invite you to an open house Friday, November 5th at Artist At Work Studios, located at 112 East Main Street in Lexington South Carolina.  The open house hours are 6:00-9:00pm.   All 8 residence artists open their … Continue reading

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Too many turns, not enough rainbows

I was doing great, rolling along  I-40 when I round a curve to see red taillights by the hundreds.   Another backup on the interstate.  To top it off, it was raining too.  This particular  road trip was taking me to … Continue reading

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No see me!

What a life I lead.  It’s 5:45am, and there I was being eaten alive by hoards of no see um bugs at a boat landing.  With the dawn’s first rays of light breaking over the horizon this October morning,  I … Continue reading

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Spring Sun

Everyday the weather warms a little more as the sun moves towards the summer solstice.   The late-spring sunrises awaken me earlier each morning.  My morning routine usually starts with a cup of coffee, letting in the cat for his early … Continue reading

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Stories behind the photo: Little Chicago

Ever seen or heard of Little Chicago, South Carolina?  I never did until I picked up a copy of Sandlapper Magazine and read a feature on the place.  Today, if you Google the destination of  Little Chicago, here is what … Continue reading

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Stories behind the photo: Early morning on the Saluda

“Early Morning on the Saluda” is along the Saluda River near Columbia.    South Carolina Electric and Gas assigned me to photograph a feature article on our local river environment.   My task was simple; obtain a dynamic photograph to show the … Continue reading

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Walnut Cove: photo shoot for LGB Interiors

I recently was assigned by LGB Interiors to photograph a townhouse in Walnut Cove, located in Asheville, North Carolina.   Linda Burnsides, owner of LGB Interiors has been a client of mine for over 15 years.   I love working with Linda; … Continue reading

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Stories behind the photo: High Tide at Sunset

If you ever see me in the South Carolina town of Beaufort;  chances are I’ll be tired.  Throughout the years when I am photographing the areas around Beaufort I awaken at some insane hour, work all day and finally put … Continue reading

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