SOOC: 2022 The Battle of Charlotte

On Saturday, September 3, 2022, I visited Rural Hill in Huntersville, North Carolina, to see the reenactment of this year’s Battle of Charlotte. Tickets were purchased online in advance. The day was mostly cloudy with lots of heat (88–91ºF) from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. I dropped the exposure on my camera because of theContinue reading “SOOC: 2022 The Battle of Charlotte”

Single frame: Eye Browse

Bethany Graybill, dressed in 18th-century clothing, stands in the door of a cabin with one hand by her side and the other atop a stair railing. She glanced at another photographer to her right when I was framing this shot. There is an angle in the bench leaning against a tree, its legs sticking outContinue reading “Single frame: Eye Browse”

Single frame: Firing the Flintlock

This is from the living history workshop that I attended, which I mentioned in my workshop post. My composition has A. J. Bennett firing his Flintlock musket towards the wood with the Historic Latta Plantation house in the background. I’ve removed the modern inventions from the photo to keep it in the 19th-century time periodContinue reading “Single frame: Firing the Flintlock”