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

Cataloochee Valley in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

We are very excited to share photos from our recent trip to Cataloochee Valley, located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near the Waynesville, North Carolina. Just a short drive from the Asheville area! It was a cold October morning and the entire valley was covered in frost, the sunlight was reaching into the valley. Rutting season … More Cataloochee Valley in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Ice Floe on the French Broad River in Asheville, North Carolina – Asheville Photography

We have been experiencing a really cold snap of weather across the south this year.  After 15 years in the Asheville, NC area, I witnessed and captured something I have never seen.  Huge ice chunks – an ice floe happening – on the French Broad River.  From what I have heard from people who were … More Ice Floe on the French Broad River in Asheville, North Carolina – Asheville Photography

Graveyard Fields in Fall – Landscape and Nature Photography in Western North Carolina

Graveyard Fields is a popular place off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville, NC to hike, explore, camp and visit.  The valley’s name could have come from fallen tree stumps that once covered with moss and lichen resemble gravestones.  It is a special place – the feel is unlike anywhere else.  It is quiet and … More Graveyard Fields in Fall – Landscape and Nature Photography in Western North Carolina

Roan Mountain Photography – Appalachian Nature Adventure Photos

Roan Mountain Sate Park is a spectacular place to visit.  This post is the first in what I hope to be a series of posts sharing some of the natural wonders of the Smoky Mountains/Western North Carolina/Eastern Tennessee area, and Roan seemed like a great place to start.  We are so lucky to live in … More Roan Mountain Photography – Appalachian Nature Adventure Photos