June 15, 2021

Blue Ridge Mountain Photography | Landscapes and Wildflowers

My Blue Ridge Mountain Photography started with just photos of my wedding and family sessions but over the last few years I have started collecting photographs of my travels in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  I’m originally a Family and Wedding Photographer in Boone, NC. However, I have a soft spot in my heart for wildflowers and the beautiful landscapes, as many people do.  In college I studied Ecology and Environmental Biology at Appalachian State University and fell in love with the local flora.  I took a few classes in Botany, Ecology and “Fleshy Fungi” (aka mushrooms), where my love for everything living began.

Anyway, I thought I would share those photos with you too.  If you like them be sure to check out my nature portfolio HERE! You can buy prints or framed prints. And, as always, if you book a session with me and I capture one of these beauties during that session, it’s included in your photos!wild plant at the Blue Ridge Parkway Viaduct

Thunder Hill Overlook

Sunrise at Thunder Hill on the Blue Ridge Parkway

 

 

This photo was taken during sunrise at Thunder Hill Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Blowing Rock, NC.  I was photographing a family and had to capture the beautiful light hitting all of the goldenrod.

sunset on the blue ridge parkway near viaduct

 

 

 

 

 

 

This was taken at Sunset while driving down from Rough Ridge.

Red Skies at night, sailors delight! Right??

Haha no seas here but there are some beautiful, vast mountainscapes.

 

 

 

 

 

Price Lake

Price lake on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Blowing Rock, NC

If you haven’t visited Price Lake on the Blue Ridge Parkway, you’re missing out! You can paddle out in your canoe or fish along the edges.  This is very close to the public camping spot on the parkway near Blowing Rock, NC.

Mountain Laurel Boone, NC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beautiful Mountain Laurel on the hike up to Beacon Heights near Banner Elk, NC.

Blue Ridge Parkway WildflowersIronweed purple flower on the blue ridge parkway boone nc

 

 

 

 

Ironweed wildflower, just stunning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rough Ridge

I was shooting a surprise proposal on Rough Ridge and it happened to be a full moon that night.  This was around 6:00am, the sun was rising and the moon was setting.  It was cold AF but breathtaking.

Full Moon at Rough Ridge NC

Wild Ferns in Linville, NC

You can’t photograph the Blue Ridge Parkway near Boone, NC without running into a few of these big mamas.

Curious Cow on the Blue Ridge Parkway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This cow greeted us during a maternity session. Haha!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A few of my favorite landscapes:

Sunset at Beacon Heights, Banner Elk Cotton candy sky Boone, NC Aster Wildflower NC Mountains

This is probably my most favorite wildflower on the parkway.  I know it’s probably just a weed but it’s so beautiful.  (Aster)

 

If you’ve made it all the way to through here, be sure to check out my nature portfolio for more Blue Ridge Mountain Photography and order a print or two to decorate your home or gift to a friend!

Blue Ridge Parkway

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