Great Smoky Mountains, Photography, Travel

Fall in the Smokies 2017: Part 7

I didn’t do much shooting on Friday, except for about 30 minutes along Laurel River Road and Tremont Road with the new 80mm macro lens that Fuji kind enough to lend me.

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Great Smoky Mountains, Photography, Travel

Fall in the Smokies 2017: Part 6

Thursday was a whirlwind day with lots of activity at the summit. As I was left my room to join an early morning field session, I looked up and saw stars, so I instead jumped in my car and headed up to foothills parkway to shoot some star-to-sunrise timelapse.

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Great Smoky Mountains, Photography, Travel

Fall in the Smokies 2017: Part 5

Wednesday – the first full day of the conference. After breakfast, I headed into Cades Cove with a large group of attendees, and Chas Glatzer as our instructor. If you’re wondering what it’s like to go on a field outing that’s part of a photography workshop, this post will give you some idea.

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Great Smoky Mountains, Photography, Travel

Fall in the Smokies 2017: Part 4

Tuesday. Halloween. It didn’t really feel like Halloween until I met Mandy Lea, but we’ll get to that a bit later.

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Great Smoky Mountains, Photography, Travel

Fall in the Smokies 2017: Part 3

Monday morning brought the first real sunshine I’d seen since Friday, and the warmer temperatures that came with it were welcome.

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Great Smoky Mountains, Photography, Travel

Fall in the Smokies 2017: Part 2

Yesterday’s 42 and heavy rain are this morning’s 24 and heavy snow.

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Great Smoky Mountains, Photography, Travel

Fall in the Smokies 2017: Part 1

I hit the road well before sunrise, on my way to the mountains.

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Family

Catching Up On Michigan Pictures

I haven’t done a good job of posting pictures from my last few trips in Michigan, so here we go. First up are pictures from the end of February/early March, followed by pictures from the week of Aly’s 12th birthday.

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Family, Great Smoky Mountains, Photography, Travel

A Couple Recent Visits to GSMNP

After our quick trip to Charleston, we spent a few days here in Greenville, before heading up to Gatlinburg and Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Exploring SC, Travel

Two Days in Charleston

The girls rolled into town late on Friday, but not too late for Mellow Mushroom, so we grabbed some delicious pizza downtown. Early (by Aly’s standards) Saturday morning, we piled into the minivan and headed to Charleston.

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