Category Archives: holidays

Feeling the Serenity of the Solstice

Galway Forest
Forest, Galway, Ireland

Feeling the Serenity of the Winter Solstice

In the Northern Hemisphere, the Winter Solstice is the darkest day of the year preceding the gradual return of sunlight.   These photographs represent to me the Winter Solstice based on their shadows and light found in serene, natural places around the world. To see more of my photographs please visit

County Kerry, Ireland
County Cork, Ireland
Lady Gregorys Ghost
Lady Gregory’s Estate, Galway, Ireland
Navan Fort. County Armagh, Northern Ireland
Navan Fort, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
Rocks Park, Maryland
black and white photograph of the sun on the Winter Solstice
Sun on the Winter Solstice, Maryland

Lady of Greenwood Plantation

Lady of Greenwood PlantationBlack and white framed photograph of “Lady of Greenwood Plantation” St. Francisville, LA available now in my Etsy shop.

All items purchased on my Etsy site comes with a free decorative, holiday gift bag until December 31, 2015.

Come in and browse awhile

Happy Holidays!

Keep Independent Art Alive

Owl Canvas Print Wrap


Dear blog followers:

Wishing you all the happiest of holidays. Please do me a favor this holiday season and consider  buying from independent artists. is a marketplace selling one of a kind items made by artists around the world.

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Thanks for your support!

Jacqueline LaRocca