This is Abrams Creek, as photographed along my hike to Abrams Falls, located at Cades Cove in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. With rock ledges positioned at an angle across the waterway, I thought it was an interesting shot to capture. And, if you agree, you may enjoy it on a wall in your home. Prints are available in my gallery, so stop by for a visit…
Vintage Miami Skyline
This vintage photograph was taken from a 5th floor apartment in Miami Beach, Florida, looking across Biscayne Bay at the Miami city skyline. Like it? If so, you can enjoy products featuring this image when you visit the following shops:
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Black and White Storm Clouds
This black and white photography features low-ceiling storm clouds over the Smoky Mountains, as seen from a scenic overlook along Foothills Parkway, near Townsend, Tennessee. I managed to keep dry, though rain is visible in the center of this landscape scenery.
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Here are a few photographs taken recently, while on a late afternoon visit to Cades Cove. Located in a verdant valley of the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee, an area originally inhabited by Cherokee Indians, it was later settled by European immigrants sometime between 1818-1821.
Today, it’s one of the most popular destinations in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and there are many individual areas within Cades Cove to enjoy. Here are a few examples –
Most commonly, tourists partake in a one-way scenic drive along an 11 mile road – a loop – through the park. It usually takes between 2-3 hours, with traffic stop and go along the shoulder, as people pause to examine the natural habitat, vintage churches and log cabins, mountain landscapes and wildlife.
Driving along this scenic loop, I spotted eight bears on six different occasions. I also realized that I would have benefited by using a longer zoom lens with my camera, as these bears were to far away for close-up photographs.
Other animals spotted included two wild turkeys, a whitetail deer, and approximately two dozen horses. The park has a stable on site where families can saddle-up for riding, and these horses are also allowed to run free within expansive, fenced boundaries of the park. In fact, soon after I entered Cades Cove, I heard and observed roughly ten horses galloping along a worn, dirt path, parallel with the road.
Fortunately, the weather remained dry during my visit, though storm clouds were moving in from the east, over the mountains.
If you’re ever in the area and would like to enjoy a combination of historical sites, wildlife and green valleys surrounded by mountains, then I would recommend that you visit Cades Cove. Despite its popularity, you’ll find your visit to be a peaceful and rewarding experience.
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Layers of Fog
I shot this black and white morning photograph from a scenic overlook on Chilhowee Mountain, located in the Cherokee National Forest, near Benton, Tennessee. Several prints are available in my gallery, including: canvas, framed, acrylic, metal, wood, art, poster and tapestry. Other items, too.
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This morning landscape scene is based on a photograph of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, as captured from an overlook in the Cherokee National Forest, near Benton, Tennessee. It’s been stylized, including sketchy painting and an added textural layer, to give it a vintage quality.
If you’d be interested, prints are available in my gallery on a variety of options. Customizations can be made on framed prints, as well. So, stop by and have a look around when you’re in the neighborhood. Thanks!
This scenic creek was photographed in the Smoky Mountains while standing in shallow water. It’s available on a variety of prints in my gallery, so check it out & thanks for visiting!
Waterfall on Bruce Creek
Prints available here. This is one of a few unnamed waterfalls located along Bruce Creek, in Caryville, Tennessee, as photographed while hiking to Triple Falls (a.k.a., Little Egypt).
Carving a Path
Photographed along West Prong Little River, in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, water winds its way around and through a rocky landscape. In the end, water always wins. You can find prints available here.
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Black and White Cascades
Prints available here. You can enjoy this black and white photography in a print on a wall in your home or office. Several varieties are available to select, when you visit my gallery at Pixels. This is Abrams Creek, located at Cades Cove in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.
Under the Road
Returning from the Late Afternoon Delight location, I crossed the road and carefully descended a steep, twenty-foot hillside. At the base, I waded across the creek and found this scenic landscape view, as seen looking under a bridge (hence, the dark shadow) from one side of the road to the other. Prints available here.
Located along Crooked Fork Creek of Morgan Country, in Wartburg, Tennessee, these photographs are available as prints and include:
This morning photograph was taken using a zoom lens at Fall Creek Falls State Park in Tennessee, following rain and with fog lingering in a massive gorge. If you’d be interested in a print, then please visit my gallery to select the best option of several print types available. Thanks very much!
Maze of Moss
Water winds its way through the forest and a maze of moss-covered rocks. This is Middle Prong Little River in the Smoky Mountains, a beautiful location that I hope you might enjoy in a frame on a wall in your home. Prints available here. Thanks for stopping by!
Rocks in the River
Currents cascade downstream and around rocks as whitewater in this long exposure photograph, as seen in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.
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