I think sometimes I embarrass my kids when I am in photography mode. They are always telling me to stop stalking people. Stalking? I don’t stalk. I just capture great moments, and if that means taking pictures of people that I don’t know, then so be it.
On our trip to Isle of Palms, South Carolina last March, we spend a lot of time on the beach. Growing up in a sailing family, I have always loved being near the water. I find it very peaceful to hear the waves crashing on the beach and smell the sea air (in fact, I wish I was there right now!). We spent hours combing the beach for starfish and sand dollars, and it seemed as if this little girl was fond of treasure hunting too. My boys were like, “Wow, Mom, you’re stalking a little girl on the beach”, but when I saw her image reflected in the water on the sand, I knew it would be a keeper.