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Laura Ragland

Laura Ragland

Brunswick, GA

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I majored in art at the University of Georgia then LIFE, as it so often does, happened. 40 years later, retired from teaching drafting, art, residential design, photography, digital multi-media production and technology education, I picked up a good point and shoot digital camera and reclaimed my artist status.

I'm an opportunistic photographer, always looking for my next favorite image to come out of the camera. I'm inspired by just being out of doors and near nature .

I am passionate in my love for our coast of Georgia and it shows throughout my photography.I have been privileged to live here for the past 35 years and I like to say that we've been behind so long that we are now out in front.Of our 14 barrier islands, all but 4 are undeveloped and preserved in their natural state.Our tidal marshes produce tons of shrimp and sea life.Our native south Georgians still mind their manners and respect where they came from and graciously welcome our visitors, even if they come from up North.

I am not a purist when comes to my photography philosophy. Just like the earliest photographers used every trick they could imagine to explore the possibilities of of their new invention, I try to match my skills, creativity and resources to the subject at hand. So I hope you won't underestimate what I might try next.

FYI my maiden name was Laura McLaughlin
And some of my old internet buddies from Weatherunderground.com may know me as SunSetsailor.

 

Dock Side Dream by Laura Ragland

 

Workin' Solo by Laura Ragland

 

Blue Memories by Laura Ragland

 

Not Long Gone by Laura Ragland

 

Rejoice for Another Day by Laura Ragland

 

Food Service Supervisors by Laura Ragland

 

Sunrise Companions by Laura Ragland

 

Thought for the Day by Laura Ragland

 

Typically Tidal by Laura Ragland

 

Attention to Details by Laura Ragland

 

Another Opportunity by Laura Ragland

 

Latitude 31 by Laura Ragland

 

Patience by Laura Ragland

 

Shoal Bandit by Laura Ragland

 

Megan Elaine by Laura Ragland

 

Paint Puddles by Laura Ragland

 

Bigg Cobb by Laura Ragland

 

Papas Angels by Laura Ragland

 

Swallows on the Wing by Laura Ragland

 

Tipsy's Tiny Square by Laura Ragland

 

Grave Digger and Company by Laura Ragland

 

Lost at Sea Remembrance by Laura Ragland

 

Legendary Rose by Laura Ragland

 

Todd Shrimping - Family Tradition by Laura Ragland

 

Brandi - Leigh by Laura Ragland

 

Blessed Assurance by Laura Ragland

 

Dredge Basin Birds by Laura Ragland

 

Long Way From Home by Laura Ragland

 

Waterfront Festivities by Laura Ragland

 

Alone But Not Lonely by Laura Ragland

 

Sundown by Laura Ragland

 

Best Seats on the River by Laura Ragland

 

Mama Says Hold On by Laura Ragland

 

Small Boat Sea Men by Laura Ragland

 

Last but Not Least by Laura Ragland

 

48th Annual Blessing of the Fleet by Laura Ragland

 

Miss Lynn by Laura Ragland

 

Twilight by Laura Ragland

 

In Praise of Primary Dunes by Laura Ragland

 

Historic Downtown Brunswick-Georgia by Laura Ragland

 

Missing You Blues by Laura Ragland

 

Endless Possibilities by Laura Ragland

 

At Peace by Laura Ragland

 

Roller Coastal by Laura Ragland

 

Awakening Dreams by Laura Ragland

 

Moments in Different Times by Laura Ragland

 

Race Ya to the Dock by Laura Ragland

 

On the Waterfront by Laura Ragland