Photo of the Day – Colonial Lake

One of the great spots in Charleton tourist rarely see is Colonial Lake.  The park recently underwent a $5.9 million dollar refresh making it even more spectacular than before.  My favorite time of the day to visit the park is in the early morning or in the evening as the sun sets.  In the evening the sun shines on the homes along Rutledge Ave. casting a golden glow on the front steps of each home.  A long walkway circles the lake making a great spot to get out and walk, jog or just people watch. I have shot Colonial Lake several times before but thought I would take on a different perspective and capture it with my DJI Phantom 4 Pro.

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Colonial Lake is located in Harleston Village of downtown Charleston, SC.  Feel free to contact me for information regarding homes for sale in the area or to discuss the local real estate market.

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Finishing Up Winter

Even on a cloudy day, you can’t escape the natural beauty of the Charleston Coast.  On this cold (for here) last week of winter I decided to head out to the Pitt Street Bridge for rare wildlife excursion.  I don’t consider myself much of a wildlife photographer.  Of course, you would have to know the birds were all hiding from the cold.  Just yesterday it was a birders paradise, but that is just how it goes.  Nonetheless, the cloudy, moody sky and wind created a beautiful cast on the marsh grass that I had to capture.  This image was taken at the end of Pitt Street Bridge facing Sullivan’s Island with the Sullivan’s Island Lighthouse in the distance.

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Photo of the Day – Shem Creek at Dusk

I apologize for posting yet another photo from Shem Creek, but it’s a beautiful place and especially great at sunset.   One of my favorite Lowcountry subjects to shoot is shrimp boats. I captured this image last week using a 3-stop ND filter to allow me a 2-second shutter speed without blowing out the highlights.   Have a great rest of your week everyone.

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*this print and others are available at http://www.donniewhitakerphotography.com
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Another Spring Like Day on the Charleston Coast!

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Spring is here!  Well, not technically, but it might as well be.   Here we are late February and every day this week has been in the 70’s.  Flowers are blooming (early) and it feels like summer is right around the corner.  If you are reading this and experiencing the same as us here on the South Carolina Coast, leave your office immediately, grab a beach chair, and head outside.

Looking to make the Charleston Coast your home or vacation getaway?  Feel free to contact me via phone, email, text, or however to explore options.  My company has the area covered from Wild Dunes, the Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Folly Beach and also Kiawah, Seabrook and Dewees’s Island.

Have a great weekend!

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Dawn on the Isle of Palms

I thought I would share another photo take yesterday morning with my Phantom 4 Pro.  This shot is facing toward the Isle of Palms Pier just before sunrise.  Getting out of bed early doesn’t always come easy, but it’s always worth it.

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