Arts & Culture, Open Mic

Fall Photos

Although we are already in November, most of us are still right in the middle of the fall season.  Because I live in Northern Virginia (near Washington D.C.), I am extremely fortunate to be able to experience what people usually associate with fall, and I captured some of these things with my camera.  Here are some pictures that I took over the past month!





Leaves In My Backyard

Liquid Sunshine

A Medley of Leaves

Dogwood Leaves


About the Photographer

Name: Theresa Lam

Age: 15

How many years have you been apart of TPS?

This is my first year with TPS. I love it so far!

What classes are you taking with TPS this year?
I’m only taking one class–AP World History Section #2 with Mr. Mailand. I really enjoy class (my teacher and my classmates are awesome) and learning about world history, although the course itself is not easy.

What are a few of your hobbies?
A few of my hobbies. I really love playing soccer to the point that I want to play professionally, so I wouldn’t necessarily say that it is a hobby, but I

guess it counts. You can probably guess that I also love watching soccer games that are on TV and online. I am an avid reader as well, and I love photography. I enjoy eating grapes and cheesecakes too–I suppose that those count as hobbies.

How did you hear about Clay Magazine?
I first heard about the Clay Magazine from the TPS website when I joined TPS this past summer. At that time, it was still called The Cracked Pot.



  1. Gorgeous photos, Theresa! So happy to see your work featured on Clay. 😀

    • Thank you, Maria! A few pictures were a little blurred, but I’m glad that most of them turned out okay. 🙂

  2. These pictures are really nice!

  3. Eating grapes and cheesecakes sounds like a delicious hobby.
    I love the photo of dogwood leaves. They look like they are dancing!

  4. Love these photos-amazing job, Theresa!!

  5. These pictures are great and you also did a great job! (I also live in Northern VA!)