Bent Creek and Lake Powhatan Winter Walk in the Woods – Asheville, NC

I found myself in Bent Creek adventuring on a winter day, discovering the beauty on a trail I have never taken.  While wandering on the Hard Times Road, I couldn’t resist the call of a little creekside cutout trail crossing leading me up the Hard Times Spur. This trail took me up and across a … More Bent Creek and Lake Powhatan Winter Walk in the Woods – Asheville, NC

The Pisgah Astronamical Research Institute – PARI

Here in Western North Carolina, we are lucky to have an astronomical treasure nestled in the mountains.  The Pisgah Astronomical Institute (PARI) is nestled in the Pisgah National Forest near Rosman, North Carolina. Originally constructed by NASA, and also used by the Department of Defense at one point…”PARI is now a pulbic not-for-profit organization dedicated … More The Pisgah Astronamical Research Institute – PARI

Mount Mitchell Adventure off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville, North Carolina

We are excited to share photos from our recent adventure to Mount Mitchell!  This spectacular view is located off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Burnsville, North Carolina. Located 6,684 feet above sea level, the summit of Mount Mitchell is the highest mountain in the United States east of the Mississippi River. A short hike leads you to the … More Mount Mitchell Adventure off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville, North Carolina

2016 Asheville Orchid Festival at the NC Arboretum

We are excited to share some of our favorite photos from the 2016 Asheville Orchid Festival at the North Carolina Arboretum. April 15-17th, Hundreds of orchids will be on display at the Education Center along with onsite vendors for those seeking to purchase orchids. For more information about the Asheville Orchid Festival, click here…or visit … More 2016 Asheville Orchid Festival at the NC Arboretum

WNC Nature Center – Asheville Photography

We are excited to share some of our favorite photos from our recent trip to the WNC Nature Center in Asheville, North Carolina. Our adventure started off in the Appalachian Station where we were greeted by a wide variety of native reptiles, amphibians and even a few tiny rainbow trout. Next, we headed down to Otter Falls … More WNC Nature Center – Asheville Photography

Craggy Pinnacle Adventure – Asheville Photography

Just before the fall colors arrived, we made our way up to the Craggy Pinnacle for a hike and photo adventure.  The trees and trails in Craggy are unlike anywhere else.  It has always been a favorite place to go play and explore for us.  The overlooks were especially wonderful as the skies were clear … More Craggy Pinnacle Adventure – Asheville Photography