I see beauty all around by rob paine

Pro Photographer Rob Paine's (of DeepCreekImages.com) stories behind his photos along with helpful photo tips

Posts tagged ‘Virginia’

Don’t Forget about the Nature in Your Own Backyard

Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2017

One of my photo mantras is “don’t forget to look in your backyard.” Often we are lead to believe that to find great photo opportunities we need to travel to exotic locations that require great amounts of time and expense. While I do not knock the idea of photographing in a variety of locals, it is always a good idea to pay attention to what is around you, which was the case with this photo shot across our fence into a neighbor’s yard one morning where a blue heron decided to take a break. Read more

White House Gates at River Farm, Virginia

Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2017

As long as I have lived in the D.C. Area, it astonishes me to discover new places to visit that I really did not realize were there. This week the new place for me was River Farm in Alexandria, Va. River Farm is located between Old Town Alexandria and Mount Vernon off the George Washington  Memorial  Parkway, it is home to the non-profit American Horticultural Society. Please see more photos and text below Read more

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