April 23, 2013

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains

Photograph by Christopher Ewing, My Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

This was taken in the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains in Cades Cove on Sparks Lane in October 2012. I went to the cove in hopes of a lot of fog, a little disappointed there wasn't that much. But walking down the lane as the sun came up, the light all photographers dream about showed itself.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

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77 comments
Quentina W.
Quentina W.

Beautiful! It looks like as in the dream.


Haluk Ufuk Canbek
Haluk Ufuk Canbek

Where are the Hobbits or Gandalf ? Did you bump into eachother? :)

Nice shot by the way...

Kobe Johnson
Kobe Johnson

This looks like a really evil place. Looks like its a ghost town.


Mike Scott
Mike Scott

Fantastic Chris...I think this was the day I was with you.

Joyce Dickens
Joyce Dickens

Chris, congratulations on this feature; your work is incredible my friend!!!  Joyce

Shannon T
Shannon T

Lovely. I want to know where this lane leads. Beautiful photo Christopher.

christopher ewing
christopher ewing

thanks so much Nat GEO for featuring my photo. thanks so much for the comments.  this is fog, not smoke, was taken early one october morning while the leaves had changed.

Jill Dunphy-Hanns
Jill Dunphy-Hanns

Great shot- the mystique of a fall day, the chill in the air, colors changing. A certain coziness, following the trail to see what's beyond the bend.

Once again
Once again

looks like a painting i'd love to walk through this road in this exact moment.loved the shy light rising in the photo.

Shauna Nicole
Shauna Nicole

As the annoying teeny-boppers of our day would say, amazeballs.

CoShane Rich
CoShane Rich

This is cool photo and i like that the tree is going away and the background is all white.Also is it fog or rain?

B. slender man
B. slender man

This photo is amazing is because it feel calming. And the way the frog is lifting great photo.

Tabitha Sage
Tabitha Sage

You can see a lot of fog in the photo. That is such a beautiful photo where the leaves are orange.

Micaela Mustache
Micaela Mustache

This photo is awesome. I like how the mountains are in the background with the fog in the front.

Ebonie Drine
Ebonie Drine

My favorite about this picture is that you got all a little of smoke in the pic. I love how you got the tree on the side of the lane. I wounder were the smoke started?


Cason Purell
Cason Purell

Nice photo.... I like how the photographer got a shot of the the mountain. I wish I had a tree like that.


Isaiah The Hottie
Isaiah The Hottie

This is an ok photo. Is it fog or smoke? I bet it is smoke.

corbin beast
corbin beast

COOL. I like this picture. I really like how it is morning and it is all smokey.  And the mountains in the background.

Aidan Nunook
Aidan Nunook

Some of the things that I like about the photo is that the background starts to fade, but the lighting gives it a very nice lighting effect. I wonder if he's standing in the fog or if he is outside of the edge?

Justin Herobrine
Justin Herobrine

The fog covers everything. I like how the fence goes off into the fog and it looks like the road ends. Nice photo!

matthew s.
matthew s.

Those are cool fence posts. Are they real wood, or just fake wood? Either way it is a COOL PHOTO.

journee journee
journee journee

The fog is beautiful and the background is AMAZING the smoke looks more like fog I like the road it is so well phenomenon.

Ramsay Nike
Ramsay Nike

NICE picture. My favorite part is the mountain and how high the mountain is. Also I like how there is one lonley tree.

matthew s.
matthew s.

@Cason Purell LOL that was funny.You like trees? I didn't  know this about you cason. There is probily alot of thing I don't know about you......

journee journee
journee journee

@Ramsay Nike There is acually alot of trees in this picture if you really look but other wise I agree with you.

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