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tension

“I like being on my own better than I like anything else, but I can’t give up love. Maybe it’s the tension between longing and aloneness that I need. My own funicular railway, holding in balance the two things most likely to destroy me.” ~ Jeanette Winterson This past summer I had the absolute pleasure […]

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Light, Land and Sea

I believe that your connection to a place profoundly affects your photography.  The deeper your understanding and attachment to a location is, the more impact your images will inherently have.  This is one of the reasons that photographers make breathtaking images of their own locales. But when you are traveling on a tight schedule without […]

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exciting changes

I wanted change and excitement and to shoot off in all directions myself, like the colored arrows from a Fourth of July rocket. ~ Sylvia Plath It seems like my life is a constant flow of changes, even when I am not trying to make anything change.  I suppose everyone’s life is that way though. […]

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OBX bts

Awesome Behind the Scenes shot from Alistair Nicol on the last day of the Mountains to Sea Coastal workshop.  Love it! 🙂 Loving life with +f-stop and +Really Right Stuff 🙂 #obx   #northcarolina   #northcarolinawithathena   #reallyrightstuff   #fstopgear

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Outerbanks, North Carolina

I am absolutely delighted to have made my way to the Outerbanks now, to help lead the Mountains to Sea workshop with +Alistair Nicol and +Tommy White.  I love staying up late and sleeping in, but when the sunrises are this alluring, how could anyone stay in bed?  I might need a second coffee though…  😉 iphone snappy […]

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Western Cape, I love you.

Here is an example of a WONDERFUL part of SA. I can’t wait for the opportunity to return. 🙂 #dekelders #southafrica #africa #coast #africawithathena  

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there to be taken…

This photo is especially for the ones who gave me flack for shooting a landscape image from my B&B balcony.  Seriously, when the world offers you this, without pain, who would refuse?  😉  The BTS photo is here if you want a chuckle:  http://goo.gl/18g2bY I left the blue cast from the filters in because somehow […]

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Rest in Peace Madiba

It always seems impossible until it’s done. ~Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Rest in Peace Madiba.  You have been a shining light for South Africa, for the African continent, for the entire world.  We will keep the light burning.  What you spent your life fighting for, we will be strong and brave enough to continue, for you and for […]

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