Category Archives: photography

B&W Beach

I was going through some pictures from sails this Spring, and there was a stretch from a family trip where I accidentally had my camera set to black and white. I just love this capture, taken from the lakefront in Mandeville. My color photos from around the same place at around the same time are…
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The Birds

Everyone in the Velvet Elvis family is a big family of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds.  It rotates into family movie night every so often.  It's just creepy enough for the kids without being terrifying. Everyone has thought of that movie when they find themselves in the middle of feeding gulls.  A few years ago, while eating lunch on…
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Too Pretty to Delete

This post has nothing to do with Velvet Elvis, Lake Pontchartrain, or chartering. They're just some great photographs that were left over from the website framework that I started with. Most of the graphics that came are long gone, but these pictures are so pretty that I didn't have the heart to delete them. Other…
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