Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bird Whisperer??

Everyone has tripods — but this is interesting, me thinks… Chuck Coburn (with bird), Charles Johnson and Bob Grytten.     Photo by Susan Lawrence     Field Photo Program on the Blue Ridge Parkway, NC Courtesy Lens luggers World. … Continue reading

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Full Moon Rising over the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee

By Dr. Ellen K. Rudolph Enjoy a full moon as it slowly rises over the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee, photographed from our deck that faces East. The evening started with the typical ‘smoky’ view of the mountains at … Continue reading

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Inspiration, 365 Days a year!

by Mac Anderson After a speech one day, Zig Ziglar was approached by someone in the audience who said: “Zig, it was a great speech, but…motivation doesn’t last.” Zig said, “Bathing doesn’t either. That’s why I recommend it daily!” Like … Continue reading

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It’s 8:30 and we’re at the Mile High Campground…

It’s 8:30 and we’re at the Mile High Campground – this time with six  photographers, hungry to scour this neat area and bring in the bacon, er, wildflowers. Here a few …                   … Continue reading

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Can’t get in at Balsam – try Mile High Campground

By Bob Grytten We’re scouting areas for our upcoming series of field shoots, when we hit the “mother lode.” Turning off the Blue Ridge Parkway toward Balsam Campground in Haywood County, we suddenly come to a screeching halt. The Gate … Continue reading

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Photo Account of the Rescue of a Tiny Black Bear Cub

Photo Account of the Rescue of a Tiny Black Bear Cub in the Great Smoky Mountains   by Dr. Ellen K. Rudolph A friend called one blistery March day about a tiny bear cub that she found sitting on the … Continue reading

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Self Publishing: No longer an vanity affair

Self Publishing: No longer a vanity affair – Heather Graulich: “There was a time – not so very long ago – when the words “photo book” conjured images of a weighty coffee table tome, with a name like Henri Cartier-Bresson … Continue reading

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A Sunset Triangle – Best Viewing on May 26th

From Dr. Ellen K Rudolph A SUNSET TRIANGLE  Best viewing on May 26th FULL STORY Planets Aligning in the Sunset Sky See Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPthe9e-T18  May 10, 2013:  Sunset is a special time of day.  Low-hanging clouds glow vivid red and … Continue reading

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“Step One” In Photography

By Bob Grytten Step One in Photography, shoot what you like – where your experience is. If you are more familiar with the surroundings, with the flow of things, chances are your photography will more naturally yield a stronger image. … Continue reading

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Sebastião Salgado: The silent drama of photography

Economics PhD Sebastião Salgado only took up photography in his 30s, but the discipline became an obsession. His years-long projects beautifully capture the human side of a global story that all too often involves death, destruction or decay. Here, he … Continue reading

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