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Red Stick in the morning

Stunning panoramic photography captures Baton Rouge skyline just before sunrise The best photo opportunities seldom allow for late wake-up calls. I set the alarm for 4 a.m. to get across the Mississippi River to set up for a sunrise shot of the Baton Rouge skyline, and about 30 minutes before the sun broke the horizon […]

Baton Rouge Louisiana skyline photography

Purple iris in the Louisiana swamp

South Louisiana swamps explode with color

Spring bloom-out offers opportunities to create Louisiana iris photography Last April I needed a break from my regular job as editor of Louisiana Sportsman magazine, so I hooked up to my boat and headed out to Lake Verret to spend a day relaxing and hopefully catching a few bass. I didn’t even grab my camera. […]


A piece of forgotten history – Fort Macomb and Fort Pike

Little-known Louisiana military history I’m a history nut and love learning about how people lived in centuries past. European history, in particular, intrigues me because of the antiquity of the cultures there. American history, on the other hand, has never appealed to me, outside of the military history of the nation. So when I was […]

Fort Pike New Orleans

Neon sign photography by Andy Crawford Photography

Photography backgrounds make all the difference

Pay attention to what’s behind the subject of your subjects for photography with impact Lately I’ve enjoyed finding photographic subjects that most of us don’t give a second thought and turn them into dramatic works of art. One such opportunity came with the old neon sign standing in front of the Gonzales Motel along Airline […]


Photo wall exhibit provides publicity outlet

My wife and I have a bit of a coffee addiction — OK, so maybe it’s just my addiction. But we spend a lot of time at our local cafe: CC’s Community Coffee House. One of the cool things about the small storefront is that the owners have one long wall on which they have […]