Over the past month or so I had the honor of working with Rhonda Bates and Wes Lassiter, collaborating on an artist/local business photo shoot. I spent a few days with the couple at their home workshop and both of their galleries located here on the Outer Banks. I originally thought one shoot would do.… Continue reading Red Drum Pottery, Local Outer Banks Artists
In late May 2017 I met with Chris Carroll the owner and head baker at Sweater Box Confections. Chris moved to the Outer Banks in 1993, leaving a PhD program in soil physics, to windsurf. She continued on our little sandbar working multiple jobs, wearing many hats and enjoying beach life. Most notable, she… Continue reading Outer Banks Local Business, Sweater Box Confections.
Sunday April 30, 2017 I was invited by my friend Hunter Hicks to capture a day in his life as a mate on an offshore charter boat. Captain Tom Randall did an awesome job putting the guys on some fish! You could really tell both Captain and mate have extensive knowledge and really love what… Continue reading Longer Days Sportfishing Charters, a day in the life of a Mate offshore.
I headed north on April 18 to Salvo to visit Christina Deneka of Hollow Daze Surf Designs. Ocean breezes blowing, I climbed a spiral staircase up to the ocean-view studio where Christina creates world-class artisan soap and other goodies. “The breathtaking natural beauty of the Outer Banks in general and Hatteras Island in particular inspires… Continue reading Hollow Daze Surf Designs, Local Hatteras Island Business
North Carolina just became the second largest solar state in the country. Our state’s solar installations have even helped the United States solar market almost double its annual record. However, the unique solar oven design for a local solar farm, Hatteras Saltworks, is worthy of attention. On February 19, 2017 I met with the owners of… Continue reading Hatteras Saltworks Local Island Solar Farm