A Pine Barrens Morning

2020-06-02T06:42:19-04:00May 24th, 2020|

The Home Field Advantage Landscape photography is a crowded field. When I first started out in the 1980's, there were a couple of dozen well known landscape photographers out there. Now you can't go to a scenic spot in a national park without having to work your way through a sea of tripods. Do a web search on those places and the [...]

Alaska… Bad Weather and Beauty Beyond Belief

2017-05-19T10:36:20-04:00August 27th, 2014|

Traveling Along The Inside Passage Tracy Arm Wilderness by Richard Lewis 2014 Old Pump House Along The Inside Passage by Richard Lewis 2014 Dusk in Petersburg Alaska by Richard Lewis 2014 I've got a lot of photographs and a few thoughts to share about our recent trip on a small ship along Alaska's Inside Passage. Photography was a [...]

Why They Are Called The Smoky Mountains

2017-05-19T10:36:23-04:00May 13th, 2014|

They are called the Great Smoky Mountains because on cool moist evenings fog develops in the low lands that looks like smoke in the morning. It is a beautiful thing to behold. The fog can change from minute to minute creating quite a show. Morning Fog in the Smokey Mountains 1 by Richard Lewis 2014 Morning Fog at Dawn in [...]

Smokin’ the Smokies

2017-05-19T10:36:23-04:00April 29th, 2014|

Hyatt Lane in Cades Cove by Richard Lewis 2014 What's it like to spend a week in Smokey Mountain National Park on a photo tour? Add two very talented photographers, John Barclay and Dan Sniffin as leaders, 12 participants and it equals an amazingly creative experience. That's what I was doing last week. This image is from Cades Cove, a beautiful little valley [...]

The Importance of Friends

2017-05-19T10:36:26-04:00December 7th, 2013|

Burlington Island in Fog by Richard Lewis 2013 I really appreciate my family and friends, especially those who put up with me when I spend way too much time setting up a photograph. They also can be pretty good at tipping me off to what's around to photograph. This one would not have happened if it wasn't for my friend [...]