Top 10 Shots of 2017
Photography

My Top 10 Favorite Images from 2017

2017 is quickly coming to an end. This means that it’s time to look back over the past year and pick out my top 10 favorite shots from the last year. 2017 has been a great year full of adventure. I have advanced more in my photography over this last year than I think I have in all the past years that I’ve been heading out with my camera. To say I’m happy with my progress would be an understatement! I’ve had the chance to photograph some great places and even made a few awesome new friends along the way.

Enough of that, though. It’s time to jump right on into my top 10 favorite images from 2017!

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Hollow Rock Arch
Hiking and Backpacking

Hollow Rock Arch – Daniel Boone National Forest

This past Saturday I went arch hunting in the southern portion of the Daniel Boone National Forest with a fellow photographer, Mike Cochis. All in all, we visited 7 arches. Amongst these arches was Hollow Rock Arch.Neither of us had been to this arch previously and Mike had it on

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Snowy Cades Cove
Hiking and Backpacking

Making the Best of a Failed Photo Shoot – Smoky Mountains, December 2017

I’d been obsessively checking the weather reports for weeks in advance. It looked like I was finally going to have a weather window to get the sunrise shot I’d been envisioning. The plan was relatively straight-forward. I’d drive down to the Great Smoky Mountains on Friday and get on the trail up to the summit of Mt. Leconte no later than 3 a.m. on Saturday. Then I’d simply wait around and photograph the sunrise from Myrtle Point. How hard could it be?

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Sky View Arch, Red River Gorge, Kentucky.
Hiking and Backpacking

Sky View Arch – A Hidden Gem in Red River Gorge

Visitors to Kentucky’s Red River Gorge know that, at this point, there are very few truly hidden spots left in the area. There are some, however, and Sky View Arch is one of them. If I were a betting man I’d say that this arch was formed out of a

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