The passing moments of life, so many, only when we reflect do we see them for what they are. © 2014 C. Bertelsen


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


  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


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


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