In the deep of winter, the lack of color can make for a depressing landscape. Recently we set out to defy gloom and find the colors that still exist in our community. Check out the photo essay.
Pictured here: Just west of the ocean sits a speck of summer bathed in yellow and robin’s-egg blue. • In The Lemon Cabana store in Virginia Beach, sunlight sets a gold vase aglow. A silken dragonfly alights on a throw pillow. Roomy armchairs are covered in pastel blue. In one corner, a lampshade blooms from a bold green flower stem. • Owner Julie Fancher says, “We call it our happy place.” – Lorraine Eaton
See more pictures and read more in our photo essay.