Photo Essay: Chincoteague and Assateague in 12 Shots

It’s hard to summarize my favorite relaxation spot, Chincoteague Island, VA in less than a several hundred photographs.  But because I know you don’t want to sit through an entire slideshow, I’ve chosen 12 (I tried to only pick 10) of my favorite photos from my trip last month to Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge andContinue reading “Photo Essay: Chincoteague and Assateague in 12 Shots”

Photo Essay:: Cape Cod, Part 1

In September, I went on a lovely trip to Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  But due to an insanely busy schedule, I haven’t been able to post my photos.  However, I decided to give you a sneak peek of what’s going to come… I went on a Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch and finally got to see humpbackContinue reading “Photo Essay:: Cape Cod, Part 1”

Photo Essay:: And the Storm Passes

I love summer thunderstorms.  The humidity builds up in the air for days until it’s unbearable.  I scream to the sky for relief, and finally, the dark clouds begin to gather–sometimes swiftly.  Low rumbles echo across the sky soon increasing in volume and frequency.  They are accompanied by flashes of light and suddenly, big rainContinue reading “Photo Essay:: And the Storm Passes”

Sunday Sunset

This week’s Sunday Sunset is actually a Tuesday Sunrise, but it’s still beautiful so I figured you woudln’t mind.  Plus, it’s my blog and I make all the rules!  These pictures were taken on Tuesday morning as we were driving towards Philadelphia.  As we went through Limerick (isn’t that a cute name for a town?),Continue reading “Sunday Sunset”

Photo Essay :: The Ocean

Photography of Dirk Bolle, Amy Sondova, & Katie Tang. “Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.”–Lord Byron “Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent”–H. P.Continue reading “Photo Essay :: The Ocean”

Beauty Divine, Twice Daily

When the sky is clear or even partly cloudy, humans have the opportunity to witness one of nature’s greatest wonders–the rising of the sun in the east and the place of its setting in the west. While I’m not usually awake early enough to catch too many sunrises, each evening I stare in awe atContinue reading “Beauty Divine, Twice Daily”

Photography:: Bike Shop

“BIke Shop” by Charis Lykins Charis Lykins likes photography, cooking, writing, listening and playing music, ultimate frisbee, and being outdoors. Charis also sings on the worship team and plans to take over the world.  She has a thing for sporks and thinks that sporks should be used more in public life(OK, Amy made that partContinue reading “Photography:: Bike Shop”