This photo was taken in Hilton Head, SC, at the Stoney-Baynard Ruins. The old plantation was built of timber and tabby, which is a mixture of oyster shells, lime, and sand. When I took this picture I wondered who else in history had seen this view.
Ellen Wade Beals is a writer who recently took up photography. Her photo "Cold Heart" was the cover of Vine Leaves Literary Journal #10. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in various print and digital literary magazines and anthologies here and in Ireland. She is the editor and publisher of the award-winning anthology Solace in So Many Words.