Friday, September 30, 2016

Tropical Georgia

Large Palm, Savannah, Georgia  © Doug Hickok

Savannah's climate seems a bit more semi-tropical
 than Charleston's. Savannah has beautiful green spaces
 with lush palmate plants, 
such as this one near Chippewa Square.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Sunset Glow

Sunset, Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, Georgia
© Doug Hickok

Evening clouds glow like embers in a campfire
 as the sun sets in Savannah, Georgia.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Garden of Bromeliads

Laurel Hill Wildlife Road, Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina
© Doug Hickok

Spanish moss covers practically all parts of the trees
 bordering this dirt road near Savannah.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Spraying the Light

Forsyth Park, Savannah, Georgia  © Doug Hickok

Afternoon sun illuminates the spray
 from Forsyth Park Fountain
 in Savannah's largest historic district park.

Sunday, September 25, 2016


Savannah, Georgia  © Doug Hickok

A touch of the old South
 is on display in Savannah, Georgia.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Vaporous Mix

Afternoon Clouds, Charleston, SC
© Doug Hickok

Layers of Lowcountry clouds hover
 over the Ashley River late in the summer.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Passion Vine

Passion Flower, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok

This unusual-looking flower blooms on a vine
 that twines around Charleston's ornate wrought iron fences.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Lowcountry Clouds

Add Brittlebank Park, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok

Afternoon clouds drift across a blue sky
 over Lowcountry tidelands along the Ashley River.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Footfalls of Time

Hibernian Hall, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok

This piazza's checkered floor shows the effects of
 wear from millions of footsteps in and out of Hibernian Hall.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Autumn Preview

Garden Gate, Charleston, SC
© Doug Hickok

With autumn just around the corner,
here's a preview of fall colors
seen in a garden South of Broad.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Eastern Influence

Saracen Window, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok

Moorish architecture in Charleston is an unexpected sight,
but the old Saracen Restaurant fits the description
 as one of the city's most unusual buildings.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Charleston Landmark

Saint Michael's Steeple, Charleston, SC  
© Doug Hickok 

Framed through a wrought iron gate at Hibernian Hall,
the steeple of Saint Michael's Church
 glows in the twilight.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Theatre Lighting

Dock Street Theatre, Charleston, SC
© Doug Hickok

Bright lights come on at nightfall,
illuminating the old Dock Street Theatre
in the French Quarter.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Sea Oats at Dawn

Sea Oats, Folly Beach, SC  © Doug Hickok

A breeze moves through a stand of sea oats
 as a rosy dawn silhouettes
 the Morris Island Lighthouse near Folly Beach.

Sunday, September 11, 2016


Saint Michael's Church, Charleston, SC
© Doug Hickok

I made this early morning photo of Saint Michael's Church
 from across the street in Washington Square.
I framed the image to include Charleston symbols...
a steeple, some ironwork and a palmetto tree.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Greeting the Morning Sun

East Battery, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok

A section of weathered wrought iron fence
 faces the rising sun on Charleston's East Battery.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Evening Light

Twin Lanterns, Charleston, SC
© Doug Hickok

When evening falls, the city's lanterns
 light the way in Charleston's historic district.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016


Market Street, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok

There are several hat shops along Market Street,
where many proprietors sell their goods to visitors.
Hats are my favorite... I'm a lover of hats!

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Dawn at the Edge of America

Dawn, Folly Beach, SC   © Doug Hickok

Tranquility pervades the dawn
 of a new day at Folly Pier.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Knock Knock

Door Knockers, Charleston, SC
© Doug Hickok

Here's a trio of door knockers found while walking
 around Charleston's French Quarter.


Sunday, September 4, 2016

A Sprig Has Sprung

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
© Doug Hickok

A sprig of oak leaves sprouts
 from a tree trunk in Cades Cove.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Old and New

Shem Creek Park, Mt. Pleasant, SC  © Doug Hickok

An old life saver is part of a new boardwalk
 recently completed at Shem Creek Park.

Friday, September 2, 2016

A Breezy Day in Charleston

Iron Fence, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok

A decorative detail in this wrought iron fence
 makes a solid focal point, while in the background
 piazza curtains billow in the breeze.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Irish in Charleston

Saint Philip's Churchyard, Charleston, SC
© Doug Hickok

A Celtic cross is found in Charleston's French Quarter,
 exemplifying America's melting pot.

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