Tag Archives: Great Smoky mountain National Park

Lens Luggers with time on their hands, or when camera takes over…

This day things started out pretty ordinary, at 6:53AM, with a bear leading us into Cataloochee Valley. Then, I had a talk with the camera about trying to do better… The plan was to make some pixels of an elk … Continue reading

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Images from First Field shoot, a sense of place…

On Wednesdays, Lens Luggers ventured out to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Here are the first of the images sent in by Louis Sasso. Comments are invited. While there are three water flows listed here, each one offers a … Continue reading

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Going with the Flow by guest blogger Don McGowan

Late one afternoon this past week I drove slowly up Little River Road looking for the gold and blue reflections for which this stream is so widely known, especially in spring: blue from the sky and gold from last year’s … Continue reading

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Cataloochee Valley Elk – the Rut

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Photography, close to home – sort of…

If two hours through the Great Smoky Mountain National Park would qualify, this  photo by Lens Lugger Duke Miller says it all. This is the Middle Prong of the Little Pigeon River, a don’t miss close to Cades Cove. Duke … 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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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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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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Rain and Joy!! – the impossible dream…

By Bob Grytten Today it rained. Two choices – go shooting or not. Personally, if inspired to get out I go. Like Carol & I used to do when sailing – if we waited for perfect weather we would seldom … Continue reading

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Winter De bugging …

So, we have snow today, and as it doesn’t last long here, I headed out … up, up, up, around, around, down the twisty two lane Cove Creek Rd. and finally into Cataloochee Valley. For those not familiar with this … Continue reading

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