Plant, Travel

Biltmore April 1, 2012

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/39823775 w=515&h=290] I apologize for so many photos, it is impossible to take a few shots when you are at Biltmore. I will miss visiting this place in the summer, but hope to spend more time camping with my family. Lee will miss their Margarita Pizza the most. I'm sure she will miss their gift… Continue reading Biltmore April 1, 2012

Holiday, Photography

Biltmore Christmas Lights 2011

We visited Biltmore on Sunday to see the Christmas lights.  The decoration in the front lawn is not as nice as last year, but inside the house is as pretty as ever.  It's too bad that we can't take picture of the inside. We got there around 3:30pm (15:30) and had plenty of time to… Continue reading Biltmore Christmas Lights 2011

Birthday, Blogger, Food, Holiday

Fourth Year Anniversary and Many Thanks

It didn't seem that long and this post has made the 1090 posts, and 4 years of blogging. I want to thank you for your visit, especially to all the commenter and silent readers. In a way we are very much like the pilgrims but came way later so Thanksgiving celebration is a big thing… Continue reading Fourth Year Anniversary and Many Thanks

Photography

Biltmore Christmas Lights 2010

My first attempt in time-lapse photography and it didn't go as smooth as I had hoped. I had a lot of distraction at the beginning and this was my first time shooting in Manual Mode.  Time-lapse photography is a cinematography technique whereby each film frame is captured at a rate much slower than it will… Continue reading Biltmore Christmas Lights 2010

Travel

Water Lilies at Biltmore August 21, 2010

It was an overcast day on Saturday, and this might be a good thing to photograph water lilies.  They are as pretty as ever, here are the photos. This was taken with a Canon T2i, Aperture Priority, f/20, 1/10sec, ISO-100, Exposure bias 0, focal length 80mm, pattern metering mode, white balance cloudy, closeup cropped Aperture… Continue reading Water Lilies at Biltmore August 21, 2010

Travel

Travel Photography: Flower Carpet at Biltmore

We are season passholders at Biltmore and visit the estate several times a year.  This time I was hoping to tour the town of Asheville, North Carolina as a contribution to Scott Thomas Photography’s photo essay: Travel Photography, but due to the rain we had to cut our trip short and only get to visit… Continue reading Travel Photography: Flower Carpet at Biltmore