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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.

 

Respite Too by Laura Ragland

 

Saint Simons Saturday Night by Laura Ragland

 

Commonly Coastal by Laura Ragland

 

Light House Frame by Laura Ragland

 

Turn Right Here by Laura Ragland

 

Really Raising the Flag by Laura Ragland

 

Nashville Georgia Pride by Laura Ragland

 

Golden Moment by Laura Ragland

 

Flat Land Farm by Laura Ragland

 

Awakening by Laura Ragland

 

Summer Times Celebration by Laura Ragland

 

Brunswick City Dock by Laura Ragland

 

Play Pen by Laura Ragland

 

Look Up Sometimes by Laura Ragland

 

Sunrise From Andrew's Island by Laura Ragland

 

Taste Life by Laura Ragland

 

Angels Looking Over Us by Laura Ragland

 

Lightness and Love by Laura Ragland

 

Breeding Beauties by Laura Ragland

 

Tick Tock Tower by Laura Ragland

 

Peek a Boo by Laura Ragland

 

Find Your Groove by Laura Ragland

 

Glynn Academy by Laura Ragland

 

Meandering Boardwalk by Laura Ragland

 

You Are My Sunshine by Laura Ragland

 

Summer's End by Laura Ragland

 

Storm Watchers by Laura Ragland

 

The Usual Line Up by Laura Ragland

 

Say Nothing Negative by Laura Ragland

 

Uplifting Power by Laura Ragland

 

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