Pilot Mountain State Park - North Carolina

April 20, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I was able to make a maiden voyage to Pilot Mountain State Park! I wasn't sure how much I would like a place with a road all the way to the top, but I gotta say it is cool! The boy and me hiked the Grindstone Trail from near the base of the mountain. The first 2 miles were a casual, hilly stroll through the forest. The last mile, the views really...
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Early Spring Hike to Stone Mountain State Park, North Carolina.

April 13, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
We recently went down to the beautiful Stone Mountain State Park. It's only a 90 minute drive from my home in Radford, and if we time it right, the boy can sleep for most of the drive! I hike light these days since I carry the boy, so these photos were taken with my smartphone and an Aukey Polarizer. The raw files were edited in Lightroom Mobile.(...
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Winter Hike to Buffalo Mountain

March 24, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
The boy and me recently went up to Buffalo Mountain. It had snowed a few days prior, but all the snow was off of the trees at the lower elevations. To my delight, ice was still covering the trees up on windswept Buffalo Mountain! I was also glad to blaze a trail in the snow on the ground, meaning it had been left untouched since the recent snow sto...
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New Images from the Cascades of Giles County

March 13, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I've gotten to make two trips up to the Cascades recently. One the first trip I was armed with only my smartphone and a small clip on polarizer from a company called Aukey. During the second trip, I had my more traditional setup of my Nikon d750 with the 28-300 mounted. Click here to view my entire Cascades Gallery There was just a light dusting...
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Rocky Knob - Blue Ridge Parkway

March 03, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
A quick journey to Rocky Knob with a freind of mine yeilded some nice images(if I do say so myself). We arrived shortly before sunset and stayed for some stars. View my full Rocky Knob Gallery Here. My favorite photos came from just after sunset. Walking around on the balds, there are many nice compositions for both wide and telephoto composition...
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