Black And White Tree Roots

On The Trail

I photographed this black and white landscape scene while hiking in the Cherokee National Forest, along the trail to Falls Branch Falls. This chaotic collection of roots belonged to a single tree.

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Falls Branch Falls

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Located in the Cherokee National Forest near Tellico Plains, Tennessee, along the Cherohala Skyway, Falls Branch Falls stands 70-feet tall and can be enjoyed on a moderately difficult 3.1 mile out and back hike.

Photographing waterfalls, I’m usually the first person on location, leaving home at 5:30 a.m. yesterday to drive 1.5 hours. This also means that I’m the one who knocks down all the spider webs across the trail, haha.

I visited the falls in November 2019 with a friend and her dog, at which time we had the area to ourselves, as did I yesterday. It’s a very peaceful place, and the pleasant sound of falling water echoes through the gorge and forest.

There are restrooms 7 miles from the park, at the Turkey Creek Overlook on the Cherohala Skyway, and a few separate scenic spots with picnic tables.

Print types available include canvas, framed, art, poster, metal, acrylic, wood and tapestry. Framed prints may be customized, also.

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Forest Bridge

Water rushes rapidly down the Middle Prong Little River, under a one lane bridge I photographed in the Tremont section of the Smoky Mountains, Tenneesse. There are many prints available in my gallery…

Spruce Flats Falls

Located in the Tremont section of the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee, Spruce Flats Falls stands 30-feet tall and can be enjoyed along a moderately difficult hike of 2 miles out and back. On the other hand, you can visit my gallery online to select a print for your home, office, business lobby or cafeteria setting – that may be easier. Hope to see you soon!

Good Morning Sunshine

Let The Sunshine In


It’s the start of a new day with warm sun rays cresting the horizon, streaming through a forest of pine trees. Enjoy your coffee as you visit my shops at Redbubble and Pixels to discover a great variety of gift and apparel items for sale. Thanks for stopping by!

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Roadside Creek

Scenic Spot


I don’t know the name of this creek, but it’s easily accessible from a small parking area along the drive into Cades Cove – in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. It’s also easy to secure a print for yourself through my online shop at Pixels.

Paine Creek Waterfall

This video was taken on my Adventure At Paine Creek, which details an extensive hike both up & down a gorge, as well as the rewarding discovery of a waterfall. This area is located in Dayton, TN, along the Laurel-Snow Trail on the Cumberland Plateau, and Paine Creek is an obscure creek feeding into Richland Creek. Prints available.

Waterfall In The Smokies

Moss On The Mountain


After enjoying a sunrise along the Foothills Parkway, I made my way into the Tremont section of the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. There, this was one of a few roadside waterfalls at which I stopped to photograph along the drive.

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A Bear Comes To Visit

The only person in the park and 2 miles deep into a forest hiking at the Pogue Creek Canyon State Natural Area – located in north central Tennessee – I was very surprised to discover that an adult male black bear had managed to quietly approach within 30 feet of me – a startling sight when I turned around! I estimated his weight to be twice mine …read more

Black And White River

Prints available. This black and white photograph features Thunderhead Prong, a stream located in the Tremont section of the Smoky Mountains, in Tennessee. High contrast serves to highlight movement of the water, rushing downstream. Consider a print…

Bowed Boards

A roomful of bowed boards provide tension to support drywall ceiling tiles while adhesive mastic dries. Getting from one side of the room to the other was somewhat of a challenge, requiring agility, frequent turns, and, occasionally, repositioning boards accidentally dislodged.