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Fort Sumter Flag Pole

January 10, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

I'll be honest with you, I'm in a creative slump.

Since completing my one-new-photo-per-week project last year, I'm having a hard time coming up with new photo ideas. 

Actually, it's not that I can't come up with ideas. It's that I'm having a hard time getting motivated to actually make them happen. I think that project last year burned me out, at least temporarily.

But don't worry. (I could tell you were worried.) I'll break out of it. For now, I thought I'd share a previously unpublished travel shot from last year, just to keep this blog active. (Which is important, based of course on the assumption that anyone is actually reading this blog, other than maybe a few friends and family members, an assumption that has no basis is known facts, and is really more like wishful thinking.)

Anyway, our most photographically fruitful trip of 2015 was to Charleston and Savannah. While in Charleston, we visited Fort Sumter, scene of the start of the Civil War. I previously published on this blog a shot of a sunset from that day. Here's another, this one in portrait orientation, using the main flag pole as a partially silhouetted point-of-interest:

Ft. Sumter FlagpoleFt. Sumter FlagpoleThe sunsets over Charleston Harbor, shown here behind the flagpole at Ft. Sumter.


I purposely tried to generate a sky that transitioned from a deep blue to a bright yellow. I originally tried to remove the people using Photoshop, but then decided that I liked them there. 

That's all for now. And don't worry, once I get out of this post-holiday funk that I'm in, I'm sure I'll start generating some new and interesting shots this year. (You were worried, I could tell.)




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