Postcards from Real Life: Building Bridges

Last weekend I scooted off to the Georgia Nature Photographers Association’s annual expo at Unicoi State Park. As you can imagine, an event like this is energizing in many ways. Getting to catch up with friends, letting my inner photography nerd run free amongst fellow enthusiasts, and meeting other inspiring photographers are just a few of the advantages. Our keynote …

Postcards from Real Life: Unknown Lands

I don’t think many people would argue that it’s thrilling to go to a place for the first time. There are not many things that can generate the same nervous excitement and anticipation that makes your senses hyper-aware, soaking up every amazing detail. But I think the sign of a true traveler is finding the unknown IN the known. Last …

Postcards from Real Life: The Fantasy of Nature

Awhile back I shared with you the story of how the Disapproving Beagle got his middle name. It was a tale of Natural Inspiration courtesy of George. Today though I get to share with you a little insight into Fred’s world. You see, Fred is Camp Granola’s fantasy boy. He’s insanely creative; wears a black hooded cloak just about everywhere …

Real Life Connections: Willard Clay

The newest (ok, only the second) inductee to the Real Life Connections crew is the remarkable Will Clay, landscape photographer extraordinaire. Willard gave a seminar here in Atlanta last weekend through the Georgia Nature Photographers Association (GNPA) and it was oh so juicy. I say juicy because it was so full of inspiration and insight that you can’t possibly swallow …