Kite Surfer

Kite Surfer

While on assignment in Charleston, SC, I went to Folly Beach and met a kite surfer, Nick Ellyn.  So I shot him, just because . . . 

Street photography does not have to be on the literal street.  Sometimes it is on the Atlantic Ocean.

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Made a Difference for This One

Made a Difference for This One

I was happy to oblige when my friend, noted photographer Jill Geisler, called me to ask if I could take some pictures of an adoption.  I got to meet the Burket family and attend a joyous occasion.  Who doesn't love seeing a new addition to the family?

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Flashback Friday: Red Gate Rodeo

Flashback Friday: Red Gate Rodeo

Is the rodeo a dying show?  I hope not.  It is a long standing tradition down by country folk.  Enjoy this #FlashbackFriday back to July 2015, when I went to go check out the Red Gate rodeo in Maynardville, Tennessee.

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Visiting Cor Jesu

Visiting Cor Jesu

A few scenes from a visit I took to Cor Jesu, the monastery in East Tennessee for the Handmaids of the Precious Blood.  This is an order of cloistered nuns who spend their days praying for Catholic priests.

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"There was an eerie orange hue to the sky . . ."

"There was an eerie orange hue to the sky . . ."

My photos of the Reed Family of Gatlinburg that were used in East Tennessee Catholic, with a link to the article.  It is a good lesson in gratitude and knowing what is important when disaster strikes.

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Building a Cathedral

Building a Cathedral

The Diocese of Knoxville is building a new cathedral, Sacred Heart, under the leadership of Bishop Richard Stika and with the help of Merit Construction in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Recently, Bishop Stika went up some 100' to inscribe his episcopal motto on the beam of the cathedral's dome.  The workers of Merit Construction gave him great respect for this, but they deserve their own respect, too.

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