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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Astrophotography, 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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Astrophotography, 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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Best Pictures Monthly, Exploring SC, Great Smoky Mountains, Photography

Best Pictures: October 2017

Here are my favorite pictures I took in October 2017:

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Great Smoky Mountains

Smoky Mountain Waterfalls & Cascades

While the wildflower pictures I was seeing drove me to GSMNP for the weekend, the rivers, cascades, and waterfalls were among my favorite memories from my 40th birthday trip there two years ago, so there was no way I’d miss those on this trip.

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