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Blarney in Black & White

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! I know everyone says they’re Irish today, but for those of you who don’t know, my birth name is Erin Riley…how much more Irish can a girl get?? Anyway, after graduating from college, my parents took the … Continue reading

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Abe

In honor of Independence Day, I’m taking a break from Baltimore and instead bringing you some images from our nation’s capital. Today we visit the Lincoln Memorial. I think the photo speaks for itself, don’t you? Thanks for stopping by … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain Go Away

As you know, I celebrated the first anniversary of my thirtieth birthday in Baltimore, Maryland. My plane touched down at 9:15 am and I was greeted with pouring rain. My mother picked me up from the airport and we headed … Continue reading

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McLeod Plantation

McLeod Plantation stands along the Wappoo and Stono Rivers on James Island, just outside downtown Charleston, SC. First appearing on a map in 1695, it originated as a 617-acre plantation, though is now only 60 acres. It features an antebellum-style … Continue reading

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Inside St. Mary’s

The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception is located in the heart of Kingston, Ontario. A Neo-Gothic styled cathedral, it opened in 1848 and is one of Kingston’s oldest churches. I was lucky enough to stop in during a time … Continue reading

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Kingston City Hall

Kingston is located in eastern Ontario, Canada, where the St. Lawrence River meets Lake Ontario. In 1841, it became the first capital of the Province of Canada, a distinction lasting only 3 years. During its existence, the capital city of … Continue reading

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Red Door

“When one door is closed, don’t you know, another is open.” – Bob Marley Too often we forget that opportunities come in various forms. Just because they don’t always present themselves in the way we expect, doesn’t mean they’re not … Continue reading

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Life’s Succession

  “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Helen Keller This scene lies just beyond the backyard of my in-laws’ home. Over the years, I’ve watched as what I imagine was once a … Continue reading

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Embracing Imperfection

Too often as photographers, we set out to take the “perfect photograph.” This task proves to be impossible as perfection–much like beauty–is in the eye of the beholder. Alexander Hamilton said, “I never expect to see a perfect work from … Continue reading

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Charleston Charm

There’s something about Charleston that is hard to describe unless you’ve been there. It’s easy to pick up on certain things such as its history, culture, warm weather and friendly people, but there’s also a certain je ne sais quoi … Continue reading

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