Local Landmarks: Fish Fountain

The Fish Fountain on the Green in downtown Charlotte

I thought I would talk about a difficult shot today. This fish fountain is behind St. Peter’s Catholic church and alongside an urban pocket park called “The Green” in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina. There are some tall structures nearby to cast shadows, but it’s near the western edge of the downtown area so the sunsets are not obscured by a lot of high rise buildings. (more…)

Local Landmarks: NoDa Storage

NoDa Storage in the North Davidson Historic District

The subject of this image is a local landmark in the North Davidson historic district. NoDa Storage (for North Davidson) is one of a very few examples of Art Deco architecture in the greater Charlotte North Carolina area. It’s a cool piece of work though, very well maintained. The problem is that it’s a total bitch to photograph.

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Zack Attack – Zacks Hamburgers

Zack's Hamburgers at Golden Hour

This was the week of the Arctic Vortex. Where I was in North Carolina the temperatures didn’t get down to South Pole levels, but it was still a royal pain to deal with. After a day and a half of staying inside I had a case of cabin fever. My solution was Zacks Hamburgers. (more…)