Category Archives: Nature

Earlier this month I took a ride along the Blue Ridge Parkway to try and spot some fall colors.  Report were that in the higher elevations the leaves were turning and were near peak.  We drove to a spot called Rough Ridge.  I don’t remember hiking there before so I was excited to go and […]

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I’ve heard about the elk in Cataloochee Valley in the Great Smoky National Park for years and I’ve seen pictures of them online or in the newspaper, but I’ve never seen them in person myself.  When word was out that the fall mating season had begun, a photography group I’m in planned an early morning […]

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I got the itch to photograph a waterfall recently.  So I opened up my trusty regional waterfall map and tried to decide which of the 300+ waterfalls I should choose.  Some of course are a great distance away and some are ranked low on the scale of beauty factor so I selected one fairly close […]

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