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Small Town Americana

February 03, 2017 - STRAIGHT LINES - CURVED LINES The barber pole caught my eye as I walked around the small town square with a friend and...
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Okay To Think Small

January 19, 2017 - SHAPES OF THE SUBJECT - OR THE SHAPES ARE THE SUBJECT The plan was to take advantage of the forecast of partly cloudy s...
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Tulip Reflection

April 05, 2016 - CREATING REFLECTION - POWER OF POST-PROCESSING This time of the year, it's hard for me not to be influenced by the colo...
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Clear Water

March 08, 2016 - POWER OF A POLARIZER - SEEING EVERYTHING The water was flowing nicely in this stretch of the river. Unfortunately, the...
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Fear of Heights

March 02, 2016 - WET ROCKS - EDGE OF A CLIFF My wife and I have good friends that have done a lot of hiking in middle Tennessee. It's gr...
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Creative Cropping

February 23, 2016 - MACHINE FALLS - BEING SELECTIVE This waterfall has been on my to-do list since Christmas. It was described, and correct...
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Main Street Bridge

February 16, 2016 - REVIVE AN IMAGE - CREATIVE LICENSE I may have mentioned this before but I wish I had a painter's talent. One of my daug...
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Blanket of Color

February 09, 2016 - FALL IN THE SMOKIES - MISTY MORNING I took this photo while standing in a heavy mist at the end of a dead end road. Act...
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Minimalistic

February 02, 2016 - SIMPLICITY - A LITTLE ARTSY APPLICATION This is inside one of the cabins at Cades Cove, in the Great Smoky Mountain Nat...
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Another Sunrise In The Smokies

January 12, 2016 - GOD'S CREATION - ANOTHER SUNRISE I don't know how anyone can experience the natural beauty around us and not believe in...
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Sunrise In The Smokies

January 05, 2016 - BLAZING SKY - SHARING THE MOMENT Another image from the Smoky Mountain Summit conference last fall in Townsend, TN. Bra...
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Abundance of Color

December 29, 2015 - END OF THE ROAD - LITERALLY This is just one of the many fantastic locations in the Smoky Mountains. In the fall, thous...
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Great Smokey Mountains

December 24, 2015 - THE SMOKIES - APPROPRIATELY NAMED It's only a short 3 1/2 hour drive to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park from m...
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Greeter Falls

September 29, 2015 - PLAN B - CHANGING SUBJECTS Linda and I have good friends that do a lot of hiking and exploring of the Cumberland Platea...
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Seeing Differently

June 29, 2015 - DON'T DELETE IT - WORK WITH IT When shooting the Spring runoff in the Gatlinburg, TN area, there were a lot of photogra...
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Taking It Slow

November 20, 2014 - LOOKING GLASS FALLS - FIRST STOP My wife and I had visited our daughter and her family in South Carolina. On the return...
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Field Of Yellow

October 06, 2014 - FRESH LOOK - POST PROCESS EXPERIMENT I recently began playing with a new software called "Impression" from Topaz Labs....
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St. Croix Sunset

September 09, 2014 - ST. CROIX SUNSET - CONSISTENT GLOW My wife and I have had two trips to St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. This image was sho...
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Hat Rack

August 28, 2014 - HATRACK - A DIFFERENT GENERATION Found this hatrack in a small cafe in Sparta, TN. Reminded me of a time when ladies of...
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Signs of Fall

December 07, 2013 - FALL COLORS - RESTING ON THE ROCKS This was going to be my only trip to the Smokies this year so I was looking for that...
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Fall Colors

November 08, 2013 - PIGEON FORGE TN - FALL COLORS IN THE SMOKIES Last weekend, my wife and I attended a Couples Retreat in Pigeon Forge, TN...
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First Hint Of Fall

October 03, 2013 - FALL IS IN THE AIR - COLOR IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE Middle Tennessee doesn't get the vivid Fall colors of New England or eve...
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Blue Bicycle

September 25, 2013 - OLD BLUE BIKE - I'M OLD ENOUGH TO REMEMBER I can remember the day when this bicycle would have been new for someone. Ma...
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Chihuly Tree

September 22, 2013 - CHEEKWOOD BOTANICAL GARDEN - A GLASS TREE I pulled this image out of the archives for a photo class I'm teaching. The l...
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Black & White

September 20, 2013 - RARE SNOW FALL IN TENNESSEE - SOMETIMES BLACK & WHITE IS BETTER We don't get much snowfall in middle Tennessee so I don...
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A Classic Era

August 31, 2013 - FRIST CENTER- PRESERVING CLASSIC ARCHITECTURE For those not familiar, the Frist Center is a now a beautiful museum in N...
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Once A Church

August 28, 2013 - RYMAN AUDITORIUM - LOOKING THROUGH WINDOWS OF THE PAST Last month I had a chance to attend a workshop hosted by Bill Fo...
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Sometime It's Too Close

August 10, 2013 - NASHVILLE SKYLINE - FINALLY MADE THE SHORT TRIP Maybe it's just me, even though I don't think so, but doesn't seem to b...
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Heed The Warning

June 26, 2013 - STAY ON THE CART PATH - A "NO-BRAINER" Following a heavy snow, we had an unusual two days of rain. Water was everywhere...
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In The Dogleg

April 26, 2013 - IT'S ALL ABOUT PERSPECTIVE - LOOKING IN A DIFFERENT DIRECTION This is a beautiful but challenging hole on this golf cou...
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Tennessee Target Practice

March 30, 2013 - SHOOTING SIGNS - MORE WAYS THAN ONE I like to shoot with a camera and I like to shoot a gun, but I've never understood...
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The First Snow

February 20, 2013 - SNOW ON THE GOLF COURSE - A LITTLE EERIE Middle Tennessee doesn't get much of a winter, especially when you compare it...
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The Making of An Abstract

January 09, 2013 - BEING DISTRACTED - CREATING ART BY MISTAKE I usually bracket my shots regardless of the weather or lighting. I just tak...
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Double Rainbow

December 15, 2012 - TURNING AROUND - MIGHT GET UNEXPECTED REWARD The kind of weather that makes it easy to stay indoors is often the best w...
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Quiet Bridge

October 18, 2012 - QUIET BRIDGE - NOT REALLY Actually, this is a high foot-traffic bridge and once I decided to take this shot, the traffi...
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Mark III Is A Winner

July 03, 2012 - 5D-MARK III - CONFIDENCE BUILDER My first outing with the Mark III was at a friend's garden. Wasn't able to get to the...
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