19 April 2014

Magnolia Cemetery


Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
Magnolia Cemetery is one of the most beautiful spots in Charleston and I try to get there frequently to walk through the historic cemetery on the banks of the Cooper River. It has beautiful statues, unusual tombs including a pyramid and baby crib, beautiful oak trees and bird watching heaven.

It's almost always empty when I am there although many of us enjoy the cemetery. I've been so often I'm always looking for a fresh angle for a photo and today was just the right overcast and gloomy day.


3 comments:

  1. At first, I thought the thing on top of the stone in your first picture was a foot. Ah, a podiatrist is buried here... But then I looked closer and realized it seems to be a shell.

    A shell that looks a bit like a foot.

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  2. A cemetery offers so many opportunities for photographers. These are beautiful shots, and that pyramid's quite unusual.

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  3. One of my favorite spots to visit in Charleston. So much history, beauty and tranquility.

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