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Milltail Creek
Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
Dare County, NC

This old oak tree seems as much a part of the water as the land. It arches over Milltail Creek, its winter limbs barren, gnarled, spotted with lichen. There is something about the simplicity of winter that appeals to me. The flashy colors are mostly gone and all that remains is simple form.

It’s an interesting shift of perspective, seeing the underside of the tree. This image was hanging in an art gallery and a visitor suggested it would look as good upside down. She was right.

We think our perspective of reality is something as steady as gravity but there are times when a sudden loss of perspective leaves us like Billy Pilgrim, unstuck in time. Or looking at the sky beneath our feet.


Print Quality

Our archival quality images are printed on Moab Exhibition paper using Canon Lucia inks, providing lustrous reproducttions with a board color gamut that resists aging. For more information on the technology used, see our page on print quality.

The images on this site have been highly compressed to speed page loading. Some artifacts from the process may be visible but the image files used for printing are high resolution.

Sound Rivers

Five percent of the profits from all sales on this site are donated to Sound Rivers, a non-profit organization dedicated to defending the quality of rivers on the Carolina coastal plain.


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An old oak tree reaches across the winter surface of Milltail Creek on the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge.

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