The Fernhurst Mansion on the A-B Technical College Asheville Campus is a great old building withe a big front porch on which to sit, The interaction of the columns and sky as well as the joy of the sitters makes for good looking.
The ubiquitous kudzu vine is a living fixture int the South of the USA and threatens to to engulf us all but is very attractive in an odd sort of way. I enjoy the forms it takes as it covers trees, etc and it provides a neat backdrop for runners.
I am beginning to think all photographs are portraits. I get the sense that I pick a subject like flowers, buildings, landscapes or people and try to distill my feelings about the subject and capture that feeling.
Here is Alice showing a color blanket to some of the students, and a visitor/observer , a legend in fiber, Edwina Bringle (https://craftcouncil.org/post/edwina-bringles-50-years-textiles).
This has been a great season for kudzu, though I may be finished with my current kudzu search. While looking for the greenery, a runner came by and sort of made my photographic day.
The Complex Weavers arranged for a guided tour through the fiber collection of the Chicago Art Institute, so I took some pictures in front of the museum. The front of museums always are interesting because of the people and the architecture.
Sort of aimless wandering is one of my favorite occupations in NYC and Alice is very patient with my wanderings, even when we get to B&H. I did get an ultra wide zomm lens there which I used a lot on this trip.
Here are some more spaces, some with people.