I’ll be starting with the pictures taken in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park in April.
Thanks for taking the time to look at my nature and landscape photos of 2012.
In May, I took photos of waterfalls in Western North Carolina, in the Pisgah National Forest.
In August, we took a trip out west and followed the Cascades Loop of Western Washington State. The Washington Pass below in the highest peak and it was spectacular.
and the beautiful jade blue waters of Diablo Lake.
Back home, Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens of Belmont, NC is the scene of many photo excursions.
Before the Fall FotoFest in Montreat, I met with other photographers in Cataloochee area of Western North Carolina and found Elk were in rutting season.
Met up with a group in western North Carolina again in October to capture the fall glory of changing leaves and weather.
Another forest scene in the Brevard area of the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina.
Here is a sunrise picture taken on the Blue Ridge Parkway of the Looking Glass Rock in North Carolina.
And a photo of sunset along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Cowee Overlook of NC.