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Visit to Upper Sols Creek Falls - A True Masterpiece of Nature

February 02, 2021 - It's been much too long since I added a post so I'll be trying to make up for lost time. I'll start by sharing images an...
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Adventures in Photography

August 27, 2020 - One of my photography goals for 2020 was finding and visiting new waterfalls. I've been in western North Carolina for fi...
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Oh, It Feels So Good - But Still Social Distancing

June 15, 2020 - It is now mid-June and we're still dealing with the COVID-19 virus. While I am still seriously practicing social distanc...
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Autumn Photo Season

November 24, 2019 - Continuing on my last blog, I have to think this may have not have been too bad of a fall season after all. Sure wish I...
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Fall is Fleeting

November 08, 2019 - Well, we're going into our second week of November and autumn colors are quickly fading across western North Carolina. H...
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Fall Color Report for Western North Carolina

October 22, 2019 - We're heading toward the end of October and there is a lot of color activity going on around western North Carolina. Col...
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Put Linville Falls on your next hiking trip

May 25, 2019 - It's been about two years since my last visit to Linville Falls and I've really missed it. It's often featured in many p...
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English Falls - A Dangerous Beauty

February 17, 2019 - If you've ever had the pleasure of listening to Kevin Adams, a notable expert on waterfalls in western North Carolina, o...
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Introduction to Hummingbird Photography

August 09, 2018 - A friend from our local camera club invited me over to photograph hummingbirds in his backyard. He is an avid bird photo...
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Back to Roan Mountain

June 20, 2018 - It's been a while since my last post. May was a month of record and flooding rains in western North Carolina. In the las...
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Finally - There are blooms on top of Hawksbill Mountain

May 16, 2018 - After four years of trying to time the Carolina Rhododendrons up on Hawksbill Mountain, I finally got lucky and was bles...
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Hawksbill Mountain - Too Early for Rhododendron Blooms

May 06, 2018 - It was a bit too early for the Carolina Rhododendrons during my recent hike up Hawksbill Mountain on May 3rd. It seemed...
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Trolling in the Smokys

November 17, 2017 - A friend of mine told me about a neat little very old stone bridge located in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. It...
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Move Your Body

November 07, 2017 - Most of the people that will read this post already know one of the gold rules of photographic composition - moving arou...
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Pearson Falls and Cashiers Fall Color Report

October 27, 2017 - I made a quick and short visit to Pearson Falls in Saluda, NC a couple of days ago to check out the color. It was a very...
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Published in Light and Landscape Magazine

October 26, 2017 - Upon the recommendation of a friend, Curtis, I submitted an article about my favorite waterfall in North Carolina - East...
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Linn Cove Viaduct and Western NC Color Report

October 19, 2017 - Took several trips up to the Blue Ridge Parkway near the Linn Cove Viaduct last week. This photo was taken on the 12th....
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First Visit to Mouse Creek Falls

September 17, 2017 - After some good rains, a friend and I got an early start to see a new waterfall, Mouse Creek Falls. After seeing some gr...
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On The Way to Whiteoak Falls

September 09, 2017 - A friend and I took a drive to the southwest corner of North Carolina recently to visit Whiteoak Falls. As we were drivi...
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Bee Careful at "Tropical" Eastatoe Falls

August 31, 2017 - Took a client to Eastatoe Falls the other day for a day of instruction on learning digital photography. We were greeted...
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Bullington Gardens - Hendersonville, NC

August 25, 2017 - An early morning visit to a local garden in Hendersonville, NC - Bullington Gardens. Their website tells the history of...
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Autumn Photo Opportunity in Little Switzerland, NC

August 20, 2017 - During a trip up along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina, a friend and I stumbled across Emerald Village. Its a s...
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Eastatoe Falls Revisited

August 17, 2017 - Went back to Eastatoe Falls in Rosman, NC. It is my favorite waterfall after all. I needed to reshoot this composition....
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Schoolhouse Falls and Some Serious Hikers

August 16, 2017 - Schoolhouse Falls is a great waterfall and one I had not visited yet...that is until last week. A friend from our local...
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Tremont (GSMNP) Water Flow Sub-Optimal

June 15, 2017 - During a visit to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, a friend and I visited the Tremont area. This area of the park...
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Update on Water Flow from Mill Shoals and Eastatoe Falls

June 10, 2017 - Mill Shoals Falls - North Carolina Located on Hwy 215 at the Living Waters Ministry, Mill Shoals Falls is a nice double...
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Craggy Gardens Rhododendrons are Blooming!

June 02, 2017 - The Catawba Rhododendrons near Craggy Gardens on the Blue Ridge Parkway are in full bloom. A friend and I visited the ar...
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Water Level on the Boone Fork Overlook Trail - North Carolina

May 20, 2017 - While in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, I headed south on the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Boone Fork Overlook. With the rec...
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Eastatoe Falls is Open for Business Again with New Staircase

May 13, 2017 - Eastatoe Falls has a brand new staircase down to the main waterfall. Its very nice and the "safe" stairs extend all the...
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