Beach South Carolina long ago cast her spell on renowned photographer,
Frank Melvin Braden. His lifelong
love affair with this charming island community is evident in his
intimate images that capture still lifes, portraits, and Folly
Beach landmarks as only one with an intimate knowledge of a place
and its people can do.
than 200 photographs are expertly paired with the lyrical and informative
prose of Charleston-based writer Ellie
Maas Davis to provide a thoroughly descriptive
tour of Folly Beach that’s akin to taking a vicarious stroll
along the beaches, residential areas, and public places that define
its playful spirit.
the sand between your toes. Smell the salty breeze tinged with coconut-scented
suntan oil. Hear the stomping and shuffling of feet dancing to the
rhythm of the Carolina Shag on the wooden planks of a pier that extends
1,045’ into Atlantic and stands 23’ above sea level. The
Humours of Folly brings the singularly unique experience of Folly
Beach vividly to life. It’s certain to put a smile on your face
and leave an impression in your heart that this is a place worth seeing
for yourself to create your own vacation memories.
those of you who have already been to Folly Beach or who have the
fortune of calling it home year ‘round, The Humours of Folly
makes a great memento of carefree summers spent on this beloved barrier
island populated by throngs of eccentric, fun-loving, non-conformists.