Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Majestic Appalachia, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

"Spring Awakening," Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

The natural beauty of the Appalachian Mountains in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is fully revealed during the spring. Slowly waking up from its winter slumber, the valleys fill with the sound of rushing streams and singing birds. Blooming dogwoods, budding trees and a variety of wildflowers that make the Smokies so famous cover the […]





Mother Bear and Cubs, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

"Hanging On," Nikon D800 handheld, NIKKOR 70-200 f/2.8, 1/100 sec at f/5, ISO 800

In the great spirit of Mother’s Day, I’m sharing some images of a mother black bear with her three cubs captured this spring in the Smokies. Mama was busy protecting them in a truly menacing fashion just like a loving mother should while teaching the kids how to climb trees. Across all cultures, borders (and […]





The Sinks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

The Sinks

Welcome to my new site and blog! All the prior entries will be migrated here over time, so kindly update your bookmarks and RSS feed. Here’s a new image from my recent early April trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee/North Carolina. Around this time of year, the lush waterfalls and cascades […]





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