Riding The STORM out….

Riding The STORM out….

Being away from home during a bad storm is no fun.  Thankfully my wonderful wife was smart enough to prepare thoroughly and all seems to be going well.  Lots of  damage throughout the area no power and lots of rain still to come.  Here in the Smokies we were able to...
Contrast is your friend

Contrast is your friend

I love when this situation happens.  A brooding dark sky with the chance of sun breaking through the clouds.  When I shoot, I am constantly looking at the sky to see what is going on.  Looking  for changing conditions and anticipating what might happen.  In this case,...
Sometimes things just work out

Sometimes things just work out

I had such a magical moment the night before, I figure I’d better head back over to Hidden Lake the next night.  This time its been raining on and off all day long.  This is great news for foliage photography as the leaves are wet and trunks dark.  Perfect for...
More dramatic light and a story

More dramatic light and a story

The other day I posted a vertical version of this scene.  I did not have time to write much about the moment, today I would like to share what happened. The location is Hidden Lake, a personal favorite spot for fall photography.  I had just finished leading two back...