Jekyll Island at Dusk

Every full moon I bemoan that I didn’t I didn’t get down to Jekyll to see the moon come up. Over the winter months until time change, it only works out to do this on weekends since I don’t have time to get down after work during the week. Full moon fell on Sunday this month. The best time to get pictures of the moon if you want to capture much of the surrounding area as well, is the night before full moon. The moon comes up approx. 50 min. later every night. Usually, the night of full moon, the moon is coming up just as the sun is finished setting, and darkness is mostly there, except for the moon. If you wait until then, and expose your camera for the moonlight, you won’t see much else. If you Continue reading “Jekyll Island at Dusk”

2016 Year in Review Part 1

At least a little visual of it, anyway. This only scratches the surface of the surface of all that happened last year. I enjoy seeing photographer’s “best of *insert previous year*” photos. I decided to include some of my best and favorite shots of the year, as well as a few other random shots of life.

January

This month began on the beach and ended Continue reading “2016 Year in Review Part 1”

For the Beauty of the Earth

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For the beauty of the earth
for the glory of the skies,

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for the love which from our birth
over and around us lies;

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Lord of all, to thee we raise
this our hymn of grateful praise.

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For the beauty of each hour
of the day and of the night,

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hill and vale, and tree and flower,
sun and moon, and stars of light;

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Lord of all, to thee we raise
this our hymn of grateful praise.

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For thyself, best Gift Divine,
to the world so freely given,

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for that great, great love of thine,
peace on earth, and joy in heaven:

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Lord of all, to thee we raise
this our hymn of grateful praise.

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