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Seagulls and the snow

Seagulls flying along the Potomac Region during a snow storm in Washington, D.C. (taken when Amy and I still lived in the National Capitol Region).

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Fall colors

Fall colors were sporadic this year because of the jumps between hot and cold and the on-again, off-again rainfall. In low-lying areas, trees remain green while the leaves are all but gone in the high elevations. Weird year. The last gasp appears to be this weekend as some effects from Hurricane Sandy will hit the

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Places of Floyd: Mabry Mill

Mabry Mill is the most photographed location on the Blue Ridge Parkway and among the top 10 most photographed locales in the United States. Longtime smokers remember the mill as the backdrop for Salem cigarettes television ads before an act of Congress banned tobacco advertizing on the public airwaves.  Images of Mabry Mill appeared in

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Portrait of Floyd: See it and make up your own mind

The “Portrait of Floyd exhibit currently running at The Jacksonville Center has generated more discussion in the community than most shows that run at the old dairy barn on Virginia Route 8 just south of Floyd. The Center departed from its usual practice of using the Hayloft Gallery for shows featuring local artists and brought

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Peek-a-blue moon

The Blue Moon of 2012 peeks through the trees as it rises over the football stadium of Floyd County High School Friday night during the Buffaloes’ pasting of Galax, 33-14.

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Back light

The setting sun provides a back light to attendees at the 2012 high school football season kickoff game between Floyd County’s Buffaloes and Christiansburg’s Blue Demons Friday night.

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Shooting politicians for a living

One of the side benefits of my profession is that I get to shoot politicians for a living. With a camera, of course. Of all the photos I’ve shot of politicians around the world over the years, my two favorites were taken right here in Floyd and both involved former governor and now Senator Mark

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