In Search of Autumn – Chattanooga

In Search of Autumn – Chattanooga

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 We have spent the past few days making jam and visiting some of Solo’s family in Nashville. But today it is time for another adventure. We are going down to Chattanooga right after breakfast. This time we are following the Highway and Interstate, Solo explains that I have been on the small roads to Chattanooga when I first came to see him in 2013. So once more the Interstate will cover some new territory for me….

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Calendar Photo of the Month: January 2018

Calendar Photo of the Month: January 2018

The calendar photo for January 2018 comes from my German calendar: Appalachen – Süd. I took it during the In Search of Autumn adventure, while we were driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway. If you haven’t read the story of that day you can still find it here: In Search of Autumn: Cades Cove and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Memories I have some wonderful memories of that day, though unfortunately of that headache too… Maybe I will one day have…

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Happy New Year – What’s up for 2018

Happy New Year – What’s up for 2018

I hope you have had some great holidays and are looking forward to 2018 already, I am. In 2017 I have learned how to use Adobe® Photoshop® to enhance my photos, and in some cases to remove unwanted objects from them. Of course, picture’s caption should always tell you if I have removed or added anything to them, as I do want to show the world as I saw it. But now I also have another more creative approach to…

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In Search of Autumn – All Hills

In Search of Autumn – All Hills

Sunday, October 30, 2016 – Monday, October 31, 2016 For the past few days, we haven’t been exploring Tennessee. Sunday Solo had to get some farm work done, so I used the time to do some Macro photography in his garden and his barn. Solo created some areas in his orchard to attract bees and butterflies. These flowerbeds are where I find some beautiful blossoms to photograph. Giant ironweed – vernonia gigantea I also used the chance to take images…

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