Architecture

The beautiful city of Savannah, Georgia, Victorian to Art Deco to modernistic architecture, all co-existing. © 2014 C. Bertelsen

Mystery

  Doors open, doors close. There’s always a hint of mystery with a door. What’s back there? Who’s back there? Which door should I open? Which door should I close? Will I ever find the right door? Which is the right door? Is there a right door? Musings on Photo 101, Day 10. © 2014 … More Mystery

Warmth

Today I must render into photography the concept of “warmth.” The underlying message is, of course, “painting with light.” Without light, angles, and placement, no photograph has a chance of achieving anything more than a snapshot of a brief moment in time. Of course, the sample photograph that came with the assignment portrays something majestic, … More Warmth

Landmark

Smithfield Plantation, as it is called near where I live, is not the same as Smithfield in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Our Smithfield, a landmark seen from the business bypass of 460 W, rests on a knoll and you can see it every time you drive by. Some of the surrounding land became … More Landmark

Connect

Connection, that’s the theme of the day. Most people might think of interpersonal connections, how those seem to be eroding away via the technology that substitutes for face-to-face interactions. Others ponder bridges, both those that transverse water and the fragile ties of a spider’s web, the stitches that keep flesh from parting after surgery, or … More Connect