Into the Gorge

It was late afternoon in the Smoky Mountains as I was hiking back along Middle Prong Trail, glancing downhill at Lynn Camp Prong as I progressed. Given no recent rainfall to preclude reasonably safe efforts of descent to access the river, below, and largely indirect light from a sun somewhat low in the sky, I was optimistic about undertaking one last off trail excursion to capture the beauty of nature.

Per my standard cautious and methodical approach, I selected a route to make my way down into the gorge, pleased to discover this serene, secluded spot, from which I now share my photography.

If you’d be interested in a print for an empty wall at home or work, then visit my galleries at Pixels and/or ArtPal to select something nice to enjoy. Thanks!

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11 responses to “Into the Gorge”

    1. Thank you, my dear friend Inge! 🌹🤗

  1. A good metaphor for my day! Beautiful photo Phil!

    1. Right on, dear Robyn ~ may your day be as pleasant as the forest is beautiful 🤗🌹 TY

    1. Yes, dear Holly, like you. Seeing you here, on a hot summer day, relaxing in this fresh mountain water, you would appear as a gorgeous mermaid of the mountains, a sight of beauty to behold and be held. Have a nice evening, my lovely friend. 🌺

      1. Sigh… you’re too sweet 🤗🌹

  2. This definitely caught my attention. Anita

    1. Its beauty is like a treasure found, not along a trail, but by following a faint flicker of whitewater through the foliage. I’m so glad you like it, dear Anita 🤗

  3. Wow! Gorgeous view – 👏👏👏👏👏

    1. You are most kind, sweet Robin ~TY 😘

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