Monday, September 19, 2011


An early morning in Shenandoah National Park. And by early I mean, I left my tent at 5:00am to charge my camera's battery in the bathroom of the campground, cleaned my telephoto lens, then walked to a clearing in the dark and hoped to catch a good sunrise and see anything worth shooting. It was freezing (part of why I woke up) and the frosted grass crunched beneath my feet the whole time.

All of these were taken with a Canon Rebel t2i, using either 200mm telephoto or 50mm f1.4 lenses.

morning deermorning meetingmorning deer
morning doemorning doe

thistlesfawn in the woods
doe in the woodsfawn feetappalachian mountains from sky ridge park
heron at harper's ferry
heron at harper's ferry
appalachian mountains from the sky ridge parkway
sitting in a tree, eating acorns, shenandoah national park
flowers and the c&o railroad
tracks at harper's ferry
my little tent in shenandoah national parkbored in a traffic jam leaving shenandoah national park

The last few were just taken on the Skyline ridge drive, the C&O railroad in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, at my campsite in Big Meadows, and one during a traffic jam while I was bored :) I'm so excited to begin new artwork with these and the interesting stuff I've collected along the road so far.


  1. Holy Moly, these are awesome! I'm so happy to see that you're finding whatever it is you didn't necessarily know you were looking for.

  2. I really love the last one of you! It's a neat little surprise addition to all the other lovely photos. Can't believe you saw a bear!!! You're so beautiful and I love your work! Take care!


  3. You are a phenomenal artist and you have greatly inspired me! Thank you for doing what you do:)

    Can't wait to keep up with all your work!

    Write to Inspire

  4. Love the photo of the deer's legs in the grass. What a neat composition. :)

  5. glad to see you got to get out of your studio for awhile and relax! can't wait to see the new art you come up with from this.

  6. these are great photos! excited to see where you head next. what kind of lenses do you have for your canon, if you don't mind me asking. thanks for inspiring me

  7. ignore the second half of my comment :) i see you wrote about the lens up above. i was so distracted with the pics i didn't even see that!