Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Photography: The NC I See at Christmas

These are photos of Downtown Williamston, NC. I took these pictures on Christmas Eve. Downtown is equivalent to about two to four city blocks. I love it! Small towns have a certain charm about them during this time of the year. Otherwise, it was a great time spent with family and friends.





Williamston Downtown

Other sources: The Martin County Chamber of Commerce online

14 comments:

Lyrically speaking said...

Ahhhhhhhhhh, beautiful. You have a way of capturing the essence of a picture...your visual is both serene and joyous

Stephen Bess said...

Lyric-
Thank you! *humbled* I look at life so differently since I picked up a camera. I try to see it at all angles.

JenellyBean said...

MERRY CHRISTMAS BROTHER STEPHEN!!

That town sho is small... 4 blocks? Dang!

The black and white photo is really nice.

How was the Christmas? Eat alot? How was it being back there?

Stephen Bess said...

JB-
yes downtown is small. The total pop. is a little of 5,000 people. It's always good to be back and to see some of my family and classmates who remained. I did eat, eat, eat! It's seems like all the time. My Christmas experience was great! It was nice for us to be with grandpa. I enjoyed it a great deal. Thanks!

JenellyBean said...

Thats wonderful!

Your grandfather is still alive? How Blessed he is and all of you to have an elder of such wisdom around still.

Is he the eldest living family member?

Stephen Bess said...

Yes, we are truly blessed. He is the eldest. There are a few family members who are around the same age, but I think that he is the eldest.

Xavier said...

I love your eyes!

Geoffrey Philp's Blog Spot said...

Great photos, Stephen

Stephen Bess said...

Xavier-
Thanks brother! :)

Geoffrey-
Thank you! Those are some of my southern roots displayed. :)

urban butterfly said...

I'm wondering where Williamstown is. I'm from Charlotte and I've never heard of Williamstown. It seems like a small country town. Nonetheless, the photos are nice!!!

Stephen Bess said...

UB-
It's in Eastern Carolina near Greenville and yes...It's small. :)Thanks!

NML said...

OK, it looks reeeeal quiet there!

sabbath day's journey said...

Stephen,
Great pictures...I trust your holidays were meaningful and rich. Welcome to 2007! Love to you and your beautiful wife.

Peace,
Michele

Stephen Bess said...

NML-
You're correct! :)

Michele-
Thank you and I wish the same for you and your family. I will get the msg to wife. Peace~

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