Surreal Charleston: A Look at the Lowcountry in Black and White

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By Mark A. Leon

Imagery captures a moment.? It is forever secured for generations to come.? Photography is the historian of modern day existence and critical to ensuring we respect our surroundings and remember our past.

We took some time around the Lowcountry to capture some of my most favorite places in black and white and a little noir.? Enjoy this visual tour of the Lowcountry as seen through the eyes of a black and white lens.

Morris Island Lighthouse / Folly Beach


Broad Street – John The Baptist Church


St. Philips Church in the darkness


Folly Beach Pier


Dock Street Park – James Island


Magnolia Plantation


Gazebo at Magnolia Plantation


Quiet morning on the College of Charleston Campus


College of Charleston Cougar


Magnolia Cemetery


Fourth of July on Folly


Bowen’s Island Restaurant


Old Charleston Post Office on Broad Street


Cannon Park – Medical District


Unitarian Church Cemetery


Folly Pier


Arthur J. Ravenel Bridge


Photo Credit:? Mark A. Leon