Category Archives: Travel

Lens Lugger takes best of Show at Asheville Foto Fest

From Linda Vanetta…“During the last of week January 2015, I took a trip to the Tetons and Yellowstone led by photographers David Hartfield, Bill Lea and Chris Norcott…”  In attendance were 6 other fellow photographers. It was a great tour … Continue reading

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Special by guest blogger Duke Miller – Paris Through My Lens

Duke Miller – Paris Through My Lens by Duke Miller – In May, I participated in the “Paris Through My Lens” street photography workshop, conducted by Valerie Jardin. I discovered her in a podcast by Darlene Hildebrand of the Digital … Continue reading

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Building in Emotion, Moods, or feeling into our photography

Memorable images begin with first understanding Graphic tugs at the heart. In this image, Lady with Flowers, a number of things are going on. For openers, the simple rule of thirds is expanded to include two quadrants – the face … Continue reading

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Springs a popp’n in the mountains of Western North Carolina

Here in the mountains, wildflowers are loving the warmer weather. We were shooting a the Corneille Bryan Native Gardens in Lake Junaluska, in preparation for the May Spring Field Photography Program May 5-June 2. Participants shoot on Wednesday mornings then … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Photo Workshops – Don McGowan, Spring 2015

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Spring TN/NC Townsend, Tennessee Mar 28 – Apr 3, 2015 Tuition:  $1295 Participants: 8 I am, first and foremost, a photographer of the Great Smoky Mountains and have been photographing professionally in them for over … Continue reading

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Folly Gras – Mardi Gras, Folly style: Great photo opps

We’re in Charleston, SC with clouds, but warmer than the mountains – welcome relief  and to be in the 60’s today. Learning of the Folly Gras – Mardi Gras Folly style, we head back to Folly Beach. It wasn’t long … Continue reading

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The Everglades – Where Wonders Only Whisper by Bill Lea, guest Blogger

  In the first line of her classic 1947 book, The Everglades: River of Grass, Marjory Stoneman Douglas wrote, “There are no other Everglades in the world.  They are, they have always been, one of the unique regions of the … Continue reading

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When is an Image not an Image?

When is an image not really an image? In this issue we will explore that question… My first reaction would be to say, never. But perhaps the real question should be… When does an image not communicate. We’ve learned that … Continue reading

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Chuck Coburn’s House On Fire — 2014

Bob, I spent the month of May on the Colorado Plateau with a group of six photographers. This is one of my favorite images – House On Fire. After a 1.2 mile hike in to the South Mule Canyon and … Continue reading

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Photography op – on the water – Western North Carolina — Date changed

This event has been moved to May 10, 2014 – everything else is the same. Interested in this program? Send an e-mail to Bob Grytten for places to stay…      

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