Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Charleston Ablaze with Color

Colonial Lake, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok



Ornamental sweetgrass is lit up by the evening sun,
setting it ablaze with light and color. 


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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Mirrored Design

Grace Church, Charleston, SC   © Doug Hickok



This is not "smoke & mirrors".
Frontal lighting on a church steeple in Charleston
reveals its nearly perfect symmetrical design.


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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Beach Patterns

Tide Pools, Folly Beach, SC   © Doug Hickok



This aerial view of Folly Beach was seen from,
 not a drone nor a plane, but from the fishing pier.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Bell Towers at Dawn

Three Bell Towers, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok



Charleston is called the Holy City for its abundance of churches,
 some of them quite old and historic, like the Lutheran
 and Unitarian churches pictured here in the foreground.

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Harbor Light

Lighthouse, Sullivan's Island, SC  © Doug Hickok



Sullivan's Island Lighthouse projects its beacons of light
 toward the sea to guide ships coming into Charleston Harbor.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Tideland Reserve

Bennett's Point, ACE Basin, SC  © Doug Hickok



A shrimp boat dock at high tide is reflected in the Ashepoo River,
 one of three rivers that makes up the expansive
 ACE Basin National Estuarine Research Reserve.
The other two rivers are the Combahee and Edisto.
The estuary encompasses nearly 100,000 acres
 and is one of the largest on the East Coast.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Dawn Palm

Folly Beach, SC   © Doug Hickok



A lone palm greets the new day at the Edge of America,
otherwise known as Folly Beach.

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Skeleton Crew

Skeleton on a South of Broad Balcony, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok



It's that time of year when Charleston's
 spooky denizens come out of the shadows
to haunt the old city.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Colors of Folly

Yellow Shutter, Folly Beach, SC   © Doug Hickok




Businesses in the town of Folly Beach paint their buildings
 with bright colors, which catch my eye everytime I visit.
This one had lovely yellow shutters which I couldn't resist.

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Natural Patterns

Dawn, Sullivan's Island, SC  © Doug Hickok



Parallel patterns of sand, water and clouds form
 at dawn on a barrier island near Charleston.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Historic Landmark

Historic District, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok



This classic Charleston entry graces Legare Street in the South of  Broad neighborhood. The house is listed as a National Historic
 Landmark for its Federal-style architecture.



Monday, October 23, 2017

Sheldon Church Ruins

Old Sheldon Church, Yemassee, SC  © Doug Hickok



The ruins of a colonial era church rest below the arching limbs
 of old live oaks near Yemassee, South Carolina.


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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Earthly Couds

Sullivan's Island, SC   © Doug Hickok  



Coastal clouds are reflected in the surf
 at sunrise on Sullivan's Island.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Sea Island Road

Botany Bay Road, Edisto Island, SC  © Doug Hickok



Beneath the arching limbs of live oaks,
 Botany Bay Road appears to pass through
 a naturally made tunnel on a sea island in South Carolina.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Dawn Jetty

Morris Island Lighthouse, Folly Beach, SC  © Doug Hickok



A long exposure at dawn transforms crashing waves
 into a soft mist at this jetty on Folly Beach.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Double Sunrise?

Folly Beach, SC  © Doug Hickok



At Folly Beach's Lighthouse Heritage Preserve,
a maritime forest is slowly being eroded by the sea,
leaving behind a boneyard beach that is ideal
for watching a sunrise over the ocean.

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Quintessentially Charleston

Historic District, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok



This perfect Charleston street scene
 could have come straight out of the Roaring 20's.
Anyone know how to dance the Charleston?

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Gazebo in the Park

The Wedding Gazebo, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok



Late afternoon sun casts long shadows in the Wedding Gazebo,
a popular venue for special events at Charleston's
White Point Gardens.


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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Ghostly Woods

Trees in the Mist, near Fancy Gap, Virginia  © Doug Hickok



Mountain fog shrouds a cluster of trees
 near Virginia's Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Steeples at Dawn

Historic Churches, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok



St John's Lutheran Church and its neighbor,
the Unitarian Church, rise above old rooftops
 along Archdale Street in Charleston's Historic District.



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Monday, October 2, 2017

Lone Boat

Georgetown, SC  © Doug Hickok



A small skiff is docked near Harborwalk in Georgetown,
 South Carolina. Some historians believe that Georgetown
 is the site of North America's first European settlement.
Called San Miguel de Guadalupe,
 it was founded by the Spanish in 1526,
but lasted only a very short time.



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