Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge

A little off the beaten path between Jacksonville and Savannah is the Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge converted from a WWII Army airstrip. It includes about 2600 acres and a paved road from which numerous hiking trails are connected. Of course I was after some interesting trees. As soon as I arrived the drizzle started, […]

Sidney Lanier Bridge – Brunswick, GA

     I’ve seen this bridge many times from I-95 right outside of Brunswick. From Harris Neck NWR, I stayed on US 17 to experience coastal Georgia. There is so much lost cruising on the interstate. If you’re not in a hurry, taking the side roads is always more rewarding. The day continued to be very overcast. […]

The magical trees at Wormsloe

Today I drove to Savannah to meet with my friend Jeremy Woodhouse who was taking a southern city tour for stock images. While researching great places to shoot I came upon the Wormsloe Plantation, which is the colonial estate of Noble Jones, one of the original English settlers who came with James Oglethorpe. What attracted me […]

Poster printing at Costco

I’ve always used Costco for my 4×6 family shots and for our Photographers for Freedom project. They were always fast, good, and CHEAP. Last week I decided to try some 12×36 panoramas and to also develop a poster print that I could use as promotions. Our Costco here in Jacksonville uses a Noritsu 3411 digital […]

Giving new life to a remote

My trusty RS80N3 remote has been through the war, and it finally showed signs of imminent death (a remote allows you to release the shutter via a switch instead of mashing your camera with your finger). Symptoms: push button - no shutter release, push button harder – no shutter release, slam remote against tripod 3 times – shutter […]