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PHOTO ESSAY: Bountiful colors

PHOTO ESSAY: Bountiful colors

You might not believe the bountiful color found in gardens open at the Giverny, France, home where Impressionist Claude Monet painted many of his most famous paintings.

This tulip, flanked by tiny violet forget-me-nots, is just one of hundreds of flowering species at the gardens, about 50 kilometers northwest of Paris. Click on this link to see other photos taken April 21 in Monet’s gardens. Photos by Andy Brack.

by · 04/28/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Photos
MYSTERY:  Close-up

MYSTERY: Close-up

There have been a couple of comments in the last couple of weeks that the mystery photos have been a bit easy. So this week, where’s this?

by · 04/13/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
PHOTO: Charleston is getting greener

PHOTO: Charleston is getting greener

The dazzling spring weather is making everything greener around Charleston. The peacefulness of this oak tree in Magnolia Cemetery snapped Sunday by contributing photographer Michael Kaynard is a calming reminder for the day of rest.

by · 04/13/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Photos
MYSTERY:  Reflection of a local attraction

MYSTERY: Reflection of a local attraction

For some, such as Charleston graphic designer Sara Dwyer, last week’s Mystery Photo was pretty easy. It was a shot of flowers in Millennium Park in Chicago with skyscrapers looming in the background.

by · 04/06/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo
PHOTO:  Tulips enjoy spring

PHOTO: Tulips enjoy spring

These tulips enjoyed the cool spring weather over Easter weekend. About the only negative thing happening weather-wise is the new onslaught of oak pollen. Take your allergy pills! Photo by Andy Brack.

by · 04/06/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Photos
MYSTERY: Municipal garden

MYSTERY: Municipal garden

CLUE: Note the background to figure out where these flowers might be. Send your guess to editor@charlestoncurrents.com for a chance to win a pair of tickets to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Make sure you include your contact info (name and hometown).

by · 03/30/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
PHOTO:  Dewees Sunset

PHOTO: Dewees Sunset

Today’s photo is a shot taken from a new real estate video touting the natural surroundings of Dewees Island, a barrier island at the end of 60 miles of protected parkland.

by · 03/30/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Photos
Where's Waldo?  Photo by Andy Brack.

MYSTERY: A bridge with a view

This week, we’re traveling again to a faraway place. Look in the background for a tip. Let us know where you think this bridge is and which bridge it actually is.

by · 03/23/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
PHOTOS: Spring scenes

PHOTOS: Spring scenes

This is the first tulip we’ve seen this year, a sure sign (with all of the pesky pollen) that spring is on the way. While rain seems to be the order for the week, it has some benefits — such as cleaning all of the pollen from the air…

by · 03/23/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Photos
MYSTERY: Location, location, location

MYSTERY: Location, location, location

If you’ve been to this area attraction, you would have seen alligators and turtles coexisting (seemingly peacefully). Where is it? Send your guess to editor@charlestoncurrents.com and make sure to include your name and hometown.

by · 03/16/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo