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

Arizona Adventures in the Mogollon Rim – Travel photography March 2015 – going out west part 3

Arizona is full of awe-inspiring landscapes.  This area’s ground and mountains are a lovely warm reddish tint; the unique coloration comes from the hematite (iron oxide) staining the sandstone a dark red.  The geological makeup and the stratified layers of the Mogollon Rim add to the dramatic, ever changing desert mountain landscape.  The red stone accented … More Arizona Adventures in the Mogollon Rim – Travel photography March 2015 – going out west part 3

San Diego Adventures Balboa Park and Zoo – Travel photography Feb-March 2015 – going out west part 2

I am finally getting a chance to get back to sharing some images and thoughts from my trip out west last month.  Thrilled to share some of what I saw in and near Balboa Park in San Diego.  Balboa park is where the world famous San Diego Zoo is located, as well as the unbelievable … More San Diego Adventures Balboa Park and Zoo – Travel photography Feb-March 2015 – going out west part 2

San Diego Adventures – Travel photography Feb-March 2015 – going out west part 1

It had been over a dozen years since my last trip to the west coast, so when a friend mentioned she had to go to San Diego for work and I should join her, knew I needed to make it happen.  Needless to say, the landscapes in San Diego are so different than the ones I … More San Diego Adventures – Travel photography Feb-March 2015 – going out west part 1

Snow micro photos (part III) – Asheville Nature Photography

I’m the first to admit that I may be a little obsessed with snow lately.  Since I have been encouraged to keep posting these unique formations, here we are with the third post playing with micro photography of snowflakes.  It has become a personal challenge and opportunity when snowflakes start to fall; I force myself … More Snow micro photos (part III) – Asheville Nature Photography

Snowy day means more chances for snowflake photos! – Asheville Nature Photography

I love snow!  Something about winter is so fun for me.  I adore bundling up in lots of layers, watching the crazy skies and watching the ever-changing weather never knowing if you could end up snowed in (please!) or a surprise warm day that reminds us spring is not too far away… Each snowy day … More Snowy day means more chances for snowflake photos! – Asheville Nature Photography