2016 Fireworks Pictures Guide

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If you haven’t already noticed from the number of fireworks stands that have been sprouting out of grocery store parking lots (or simply because you know what day it is), July the Fourth is nearly upon us. And if you’re like millions of other Americans around the nation, you are planning on attending a fireworks display, or hosting one of your own. Pictures of the display are a spectacular way of remembering the holiday, or just taking notes on what you need to one-up the neighbors next year. Taking really good pictures of fireworks is a tricky task filled with […]

Spartanburg Locations Tour: Hatcher Garden

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Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve is situated on the eastern side of Spartanburg, on John B. White Boulevard, a short drive from the famous Beacon Drive-In. It is named for Harold and Josephine Hatcher, who started the garden in their backyard in 1969 and continued to expand and cultivate it for the rest of their lives. Today, Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve is operated by the Spartanburg County Foundation. Numerous workers and volunteers continue the work that Harold and Josephine started, providing a wonderful pocket of nature in our growing city. It is one of my places to visit, and I’ve […]

A Portrait Philosophy

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Between the rapid growth we’re watching happen in Greenville and Spartanburg’s downtown revitalization project, there’s very little wonder why we seem to be seeing new businesses getting on their feet every month here in the upstate. I can tell you from the recent experiences of trying to get the feet of a photography business off the ground, there’s a lot of people out there who are ready to lend a hand in navigating the red tape from first concept to first client and beyond. But in order to actually be successful, I have to be more than just a guy […]

Getting Started: First Post

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My name is Burnnie, and I am a photographer and writer. If you’re looking at this page within a few weeks of it first getting posted, what you’re looking at is more or less the website equivalent of a nice big room with a bunch of unpacked moving boxes stacked in the corner. There’s a lot to consider. I’ve already changed the theme a half-dozen times. Which would be what, comparing paint swatches on the wall? Maybe. What you might be looking at now isn’t quite complete. Building out the framework of how I want this site to work is […]