Description We were lucky enough to witness this amazing sunset at Folly Beach on our most recent trip to the coastal areas near Charleston, SC. This amazing beach scene had all of the elements a landscape photographer could hope for with a great subject, incredible lighting, leading lines in the sky and water to draw you deeper into the scene, and it's all topped off by a richly colored sunset sky. I especially like the way a beam of golden evening light perfectly highlights the fine detail of the tree trunks.I shot this image on the eve of Hurricane Irene as she approached Charleston, and you can see the leading edge of the storm on the horizon. I returned to this location the next morning as the storm hit and it was anything but the peaceful and serene environment pictured here. Hope you enjoy it, comments welcome! ;-)
Dave Allen, Hendersonville, NC Member Since July 2008 Artist Statement Dave Allen is an internationally published landscape photographer who is based in Asheville, NC. His work has been featured around the world in fine art galleries, books, calendars, and magazines including Outdoor Photographer, National Geographic, Backpacker Magazine, and many more.
Winner of the prestigious Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition and voted 'Best Photographer' in 2013 by Blue Ridge Country Magazine's popular reader's poll, Dave's landscape images showcase the natural beauty of the southern Appalachians with a strong visual impact that is instantly recognizable. Much of his acclaimed portfolio of fine art landscape photography is centered around the stunningly beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western NC, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and the east coast of the Carolina's including the Outer Banks of NC and Charleston SC.
Visit Dave Allen Photography on the web at www.daveallenphotography.com for more information or to purchase museum quality fine art prints.