A journalist I am not (R)

Butterfly Mind

Appalachian Trail sign at McAfee Knob parking lot Blacksburg VA on andreabadgley.com Appalachian Trail sign at McAfee Knob parking lot, Blacksburg, VA

Portraiture is possibly my favorite form of photography. Faces show character in every laugh line, every weathered wrinkle, in tan lines left by always-worn sunglasses, in the trickle of sweat through trail dust. In the scraggly beards of men who have walked the woods for weeks.

On our drive through Catawba valley, my husband said, “It’s getting close to peak thru-hiker season.” We were headed to Sawtooth Ridge, a portion of the Appalachian Trail between McAfee Knob and Dragon’s Tooth, near our home in Blacksburg, Virginia.

“It is?” I asked, my wheels turning. I had just checked my email and seen a photography challenge regarding culture, and I thought, oooh, maybe I can cover AT culture. Shoot portraits of rugged hikers.

“Yeah, if they left Springer Mountain [Georgia] on March 1, they’d start getting here near the end of…

View original post 936 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

SFoxWriting.com

Something For Everyone's Needs

Pied Type

Old editors never die, they just revert to type

Beaus and Bows

Beauty, Lifestyle, Fashion, and Bows

4 lastday, & the day of judgment

obey Allah & His messengers

Don Charisma

because anything is possible with Charisma

The Truth Shall Set You Free

Preaching the true message of Jesus

ISLAM---World's Greatest Religion!

Worship the Creator, Not the Creation !

Muslims, y'all!

So, are you white...?

altruistico

People Healing People

HarsH ReaLiTy

A Good Blog is Hard to Find

Prophetic Impact

...for your world today

mikemunroblog

This is about photography! Please leave comments

A Word in Your Ear

Stories and Photographs of my travels, Tales of friends, family, animals and my life

Places Unknown

Dmitrii Lezine's Places Unknown is fine art and travel photography from around the world. Enjoy!

Megan Stephenson

It's always darkest before the dawn

Magic in the Backyard

Official Blog of Author Kellie Elmore

Sometimes I take photos - sometimes I don't.

Kate, New Zealand || photo taker, coffee drinker, occasional adventurer.

%d bloggers like this: