My favorite images from my travels to the states of North and South Carolina. My love for photography began as a boy when I was taught the basics by my father. During a tour of duty with the U.S. Army in Vietnam, I bought a professional model Nikon SLR film camera and dreamed of becoming an artistic photographer when I returned home. A family of my own and a new career put that dream on hold, but I have always enjoyed photography as an art form. Several years ago, after surviving another kind of war with cancer, I began to really see the beauty in our world. Now equipped with a new awareness of life and improved photographic vision, I am able to find beautiful scenes almost everywhere I go. In 2006 I finally realized my dream from so long ago and began selling my art locally. Later in 2009, I established my online galleries here with Fine Art America. While continuing to travel, improve techniques, purchase new equipment and add to my ever-increasing inventory, my art has now been purchased by collectors throughout the United States as well as in 10 other countries. Although I am no longer a young man, my passion for this art form grows and I will continue to create and share my art with others for as long as possible.