Photography Stories


Photography Story: I'm Looking at You

June 27, 2016

wildlife By: Jason Barnette

Photography Story: I'm Looking at You

When I picked up my first 35mm film camera with the purpose of learning photography I had a lot of fun. I would carry that little camera along with a few rolls of film with me to class, to the beach, and every where I went with my friends. Everything...

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Photography Story: The Thunderous Bald River Falls

January 10, 2016

landscape, waterfall By: Jason Barnette

Photography Story: The Thunderous Bald River Falls

I almost didn't make it to the Bald River Falls. I was in one of those positions where I didn't have precise GPS navigation, and the directions I was given had taken me to a point about two miles behind me. I was just about ready to turn around when...

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Photography Story: The Botany Bay Sunrise

September 17, 2015

landscape, limited edition, sunrise By: Jason Barnette

Photography Story: The Botany Bay Sunrise

Every photo tells a story. Sometimes that story begins before the photo is captured. This is the tale of my adventure to capture a glorious sunrise photo at Botany Bay Plantation. First of all, to say I am not a morning person is an understatement. A big one. I think...

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Photography Story: The Art of the Silhouette

July 21, 2015

landscape, silhouette, sunset, wildlife By: Jason Barnette

Photography Story: The Art of the Silhouette

Silhouettes are a beautiful thing. If captured properly they are crisp and full of detail, and yet mysterious and simplistic. But they are also difficult to capture, which just makes them that much more valuable and rare and is just one of the reasons I love them so much. The...

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Photography Story: Powell Valley Drama

November 01, 2014

landscape, limited edition, mountains, night, stars By: Jason Barnette

Photography Story: Powell Valley Drama

The Powell Valley Overlook in Norton, Virginia has always been one of my favorite overlooks in Southwest Virginia. I've been here at sunrise, sunset, clear starry nights, and heavy thunderstorms. But never had I seen such drama as the day I wasn't even supposed to be there, but took advantage...

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Photography Story: Getting Out in the Wild (Sort Of)

October 14, 2014

images, wildlife By: Jason Barnette

Photography Story: Getting Out in the Wild (Sort Of)

I'm not going to even pretend I am a wildlife photographer. Instead, I'm more of an outdoor photographer in locations where wildlife happens to find me. Don't get me wrong: I would love to spend some time specifically shooting wildlife photographer, but it's gonna be awhile before I can follow...

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