Skip to main content

My Favorite Photo Areas

 My Favorite Spots for my Photography Sessions: 

Neuse River/ Falls Lake : Great photo area for wildlife and moving water shots. 
Butterfly House in Durham: Great area for taking photos of wildlife and Butterflies. 


Falconbridge Pond: Great Location in my neighborhood to take wildlife, sunrise and Sunset and night exposures. 

North Carolina Botanical Gardens : Great Place for taking photos and great hiking trails in the back of it. 

Lake Gaston area: Great scenic area for sunset photos and wading bird photographs. 

Duke Forest: Great area for moving water shots, great are for photographing different types of wildlife. Get you're but up early for nature shots there. 
 Mason Land Preserve:  Great Location for insect and macro photography and also a great spot to find different types of water turtles and blue herons and sometimes even deer. 
Eno River: Great Spot for wildlife photography and moving water shots..G et there early for photos of wildlife that people might scare off before you arrive there. 

 Bolin Creek: Great area for photo opportunities of the rose garden and scenic shots of water and plus you might even get some wildlife photos there. 

Jordan Lake: One of my favorite spots in this region to take photos of the lake and wildlife that live in this lake. And you may even see Bald Eagles as well.

Cape Cod, MA: Great area to take wildlife and beach photography. Also a great area to take sunrise and sunset pictures. Get up early for Sunrise pictures!!!

Outer banks of North Carolina: Great photo opportunity  area for wading bird and shore birds photography and the  plus side is  you might get storms photos and of course the lighthouses.

Five oaks Pond: Great location and area to do Sunset and wildlife photography. Get there early for sunset photographs and wildlife that might be seen here.

Duke Gardens: Great area to take photos of wildlife and flowers and landscape  shots.. Another great addition to the gardens is pond area where turtles, ducks, the great blue herons and the geese area..A also you feed the wildlife at the pond area. You may also take pictures of the wildlife here at the pond. 
Coastal  Beaches of North Carolina: 
Great area for sunrise pictures and coastal birds and also a great area to photograph the night sky.

Topsail Beach:

Great area to take photos of sunrise and especially shore birds for photography. Get up early for Sunrise photography opportunities.

Surf City, North Carolina:  

Great Area and location to take sunrises and sunsets on the inter coastal water way. Get up early for sunrise conditions and 1 hour prior to sunset conditions on the inter coastal water way. 

Myrtle Beach, SC:  Great Place to take coast birds, sunrises and Sunsets . Get out early for Sunrise Pictures!!

Mountains of North Carolina: 
Great location and area to do fall foliage colors, waterfall pictures and also might even get some wildlife photography there. 

Hilton Head SC: Great Place to do wildlife Pictures, Sunrise and Sunset Pictures 

Ormond Beach Florida: Great coast area on the east coast to take coastal bird pictures, Sunrise and Sunset Photos.. be up early for sunrise Pictures!!

Virginia Beach: Great coast area on the east coast to take coastal bird pictures, Sunrise and Sunset Photos.. Be up early for sunrise Pictures!!

RDU AIRPORT: Great Place to take commercial airline photos from the observation deck. You might catch a lot of commercial airplanes taking off and landing on 23 R/ 5 L

Johnson Creek in Chapel Hill:
Great area to do black and white photography as well as macro and wildlife photography.

Gold Park in Hillsborough:

Great area to do wildlife photography and great area to macro photography as well.


Popular posts from this blog

COVID 19 symptoms vs Flu Symptoms vs Cold Symptoms

Since you all know we are in the COVID 19 pandemic and now  flu season in North Carolina , here  are some differences between COVID 19 symptoms and Flu symptoms and also a comparison cold symptoms.   COVID 19 is a new infection that was discovered in 2020. It started in December 2019 in China and European countries then exposing the United States to COVID 19 not long after that . It has been affecting  people since then to now in November 2020.  What is happening to the United States during this COVID pandemic , is some states are going through another spike in cases of COVID , including our state of North Carolina.  What we did in North  Carolina , to help control COVID  was  use the dimmer switch approach.  Our  Governor Copper and his leadership team have been reading up on the science behind COVID  19 and using the science to reopen  our state in dIfferent phases.  States that opened to fast having seen a rise in their cases.  North Carolina our numbers remained stable and we had a

Right Sunrise conditions at Jordan Lake plus good birds

I am back from along break from writing on the blog but AL D does not have clue that his very chimpy and has not posted about this outing yet today but I am . I am ahead of him the old wise fart ALD!! Today I did a sunrise shot with my photography mentor who seemed to be chimping some open his photos today. This is a Great Blue Heron I took during the sunrise at Jordan Lake Today. We spotted a pair of them doing territorial stand offs which was impressive to photograph today as well. This was the when the territorials between the two Great Blue Herons were fighting between which territory belonged to them. I got many good shots of this. This is also a pair of Black Voltures that seemed to be enjoying this beautiful morning grooming and just hanging around the side of Jordan Lake which I also got many shots of them doing their grooming styles for the day. The other photos I got included a swallowtail butterfly, bees  and a new stump I got there today. Here is a bee on the same flower th

Birding Story 17

Hey hey its al with another birding story this week. Heres how this story goes for this week adventure of birding stories for the week. The canadian geese decided to fly across from the other side of the pond at my neighborhood near the clubhouse to the other side of the pond near where I am curr