|Blue Restaurant Door, Folly Beach, SC © Doug Hickok|
"In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject"
Folly Beach, a 30 minute drive from downtown Charleston (just 5 minutes as the Laughing Gull flies), is a great place to find color, color with character that is. This image shows a detail of a rough-looking door. It is the entrance to a popular restaurant in the island town. The weathered door is a gem in the making, having been chiseled over time into a precious specimen with dazzling blue and green hues. Add a bit of red and you have a little treasure.
And now, if you will please excuse me, I must clean my house.
Quick take: Here is a link to an extraordinary video called "The Decisive Moment", narrated by Henri Cartier-Bresson. In it the master photographer displays and discusses a selection of his most famous images. Priceless.