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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.

 

Low Tide Moment by Laura Ragland

 

Adaptations by Laura Ragland

 

On Tidal Time by Laura Ragland

 

Trying to Fit In by Laura Ragland

 

On the Waterfront by Laura Ragland

 

Nora Ricci by Laura Ragland

 

Nearness of Nature by Laura Ragland

 

Julia's Flash Light by Laura Ragland

 

Board Walk Debris by Laura Ragland

 

Julia's Rain Drops by Laura Ragland

 

Hello Sunshiny Daze by Laura Ragland

 

Momentary Notice by Laura Ragland

 

Be Still My Soul by Laura Ragland

 

Drink Coca-Cola by Laura Ragland

 

Blueridge Twilight by Laura Ragland

 

Put to Good Use by Laura Ragland

 

Brunswick Landmark by Laura Ragland

 

Planting it Forward by Laura Ragland

 

Wink Wink by Laura Ragland

 

No Sailing Today by Laura Ragland

 

Gould's Sideways Sunrise by Laura Ragland

 

Barefoot Beach Boy by Laura Ragland

 

Bless You All - Amen by Laura Ragland

 

Icelandic Graffiti by Laura Ragland

 

Clam Creek Turn Off by Laura Ragland

 

Stormy Island Vista by Laura Ragland

 

Looking For a Parking Spot by Laura Ragland

 

Transformation by Laura Ragland

 

Lineman's Landscape by Laura Ragland

 

Learning to Love the Beach by Laura Ragland

 

Salt Marsh Life by Laura Ragland

 

Lela Pearl by Laura Ragland

 

Public Bath House by Laura Ragland

 

Blue on Blue by Laura Ragland

 

Yep - He's Wild by Laura Ragland

 

Storm Effects by Laura Ragland

 

Pier Party by Laura Ragland

 

Pine Wood Everywhere by Laura Ragland

 

King's Way Vista by Laura Ragland

 

Typically Summer by Laura Ragland

 

Living His Dream by Laura Ragland

 

Tiny Squares by Laura Ragland

 

Kayak Respite by Laura Ragland

 

Beautiful Lines by Laura Ragland

 

Handy Halyards by Laura Ragland

 

Lord I Hope This Day is Good by Laura Ragland

 

Sky on Fire by Laura Ragland

 

Weathered and Waiting by Laura Ragland