Author Archives: rbertran


5 Photo Tips for Cold Weather

Winter can create magical images yet many Photographers stay indoors when the weather turns cold. When freshly fallen snow drapes the landscape or an ice storm transforms your trees into glistening jewels, it’s time to […]


Vermont Winter Shoreline

Winter winds and currents sculpt the ice and snow like Van Gogh sweeps paint onto a canvas. Lake Champlain spans the border between Vermont and New York and is a deep glacier lake going to […]


Peter Lik: Marketing Genius or Artist?

The first time I discovered Peter Lik was 5 years ago while I was exploring Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. I wandered into a gallery filled with 8 foot wide, high resolution images and an […]


Water Droplet Photography

When the weather is -20F degrees outside, time to stay indoors and delve into capturing the beauty that is all around us but normally out of reach. A good friend and excellent Photographer, Michael Stein, […]


Charleston’s Waterfront Park

Charleston seams to be made for strolling and just taking in the views. The fountains along the Waterfront Park draw in the kids during the day.


SS Minnow

Sometimes it’s time to just hit the road and see what’s around the next bend. It was in one of these explorations that I came across this old fishing boat that has not seen the […]


Angel Tree and how not to run an Historical Site

Ok picture this: You have a stunning ancient Tree in a small park near Charleston, that draws every visitor to pull out their cameras. Now scatter 6 large sandwich signs around the tree that all […]


Sword Gate

Travel to Legard St in the Historic section of Charleston and you will come upon the Sword Gate House. A closer look at the gate entrance and it is clear how the Sword Gate House […]


Charleston, step back in time

Traveling to Charleston, is a journey back in time. To an era of double wrap around porches, cobblestone streets, horse carriages, gas lanterns and a genuine friendly atmosphere. In fact, Conde Nast Traveler just declared […]