holden beach, nc — christmas 2009

holden beach, nc — christmas 2009, originally uploaded by minervacat. you give me miles and miles of mountains and i’ll ask for the sea — Damien Rice, “Volcano”

charleston cemeteries, south carolina

charleston cemeteries, south carolina, originally uploaded by minervacat. I spent most of the weekend behind Six, who is newly back from Nikon with a working CPU and a freshly cleaned sensor, and it was brutally hard to go to work this morning.

isle of palms, south carolina

isle of palms, south carolina, originally uploaded by minervacat. “To see the ocean once is to learn how to miss it.” — Patrick Ness, The Ask and the Answer

isle of palms, south carolina

isle of palms, south carolina, originally uploaded by minervacat. like i miss the ocean when i go to sleep man, it’s gonna break my heart

shadows, isle of palms, south carolina

shadows, isle of palms, south carolina, originally uploaded by minervacat. Last Trip to the Island (Erin Belieu) You’re mad that I can’t love the ocean, but I’ve come to this world landlocked and some bodies feel permanently strange. Like any foreign language, study it too late and it never sticks. Anyway, we’re here aren’t we?–…

wrightsville beach

wrightsville beach, originally uploaded by minervacat. This is for Heather. It’s a lesson in the power of a point and shoot; I took this shot lying upside down on a blanket at the beach, just leaned back, looked at what was behind me, framed it, and clicked. No metering, no thinking, just go. I probably…

west point on the eno

west point on the eno, originally uploaded by minervacat. Second test run with the 100mm today, farting around with Ash and shep. at West Point Park on the Eno River in Durham, and I’m still loving it. It’s incredibly crisp, the depth of field I can get is unbelievable, and it just grabs color so…

old carrboro cemetary

old carrboro cemetary, originally uploaded by minervacat. whoever named the fall sure did a bang-up job — Rhett Miller, “Haphazardly”

green #21

green #21, originally uploaded by minervacat. Finding the right work is like discovering your soul in the world. — Thomas Moore Maja picked out this photo yesterday when I said, hey, pick a photo for me to post tomorrow!, and this quote is for her. Whenever I read that line, it soothes me a little….