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Brent McGuirt

It’s that first afternoon that feels like snow. That westerly breeze that leaves no doubt a new season is about to arrive. Our contributing photographers were there to capture it. Read more

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Temperatures cool. Colors sharpen. Trails beckon. Time to drink in the best of autumn with these great shots from our contributing photographers. Read more

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Christian Murillo

Ready to cool off for summer even if you can’t get outside right now? Our contributing photographers to the rescue! Dive into these cool mountain falls. Read more

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David B. Jenkins

David Jenkins, who set out in 1994 to find all of the messaged barns for his book “Rock City Barns: A Passing Era,” laments here that time has greatly reduced the number of barns that once formed a perfect outdoor marketing campaign. Read more

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Jon & Gina Phillips of J & G Photos

It’s the pretty season in the Southern Appalachians. Read more

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WALTER SCRIPTUNAS II

Our contributing photographers capture the drama and splendor of mountain excursions. Read more

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Pat and Chuck Blackley

Our contributing photographers present the mountains the way they used to be, and still are in spots. Read more

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Matt Cuda

Matt Cuda lives in North Carolina and specializes in nature photography. See much more of his work at mattcuda.com. Read more

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Dana Foreman

Is there a more poignant splash of color in the mountain landscape than the bloom of rhododendron? Dana Foreman’s images suggest perhaps not. See more of her work at dana-foreman.pixels.com. Read more

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Building a following. Photographer Jared Kreiss captures the mysteries of East Tennessee and beyond. Read more

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Kevin Adams

The images of long-time friend of the magazine Kevin Adams have graced the pages of Blue Ridge Country for decades. We consider ourselves lucky to run a few more in this edition. Read more

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Randall Sanger

Undiscovered Falls of Virginia and West Virginia A new book presents great photos and visitation info for hundreds of falls. We present sneak peeks of a few of the lesser-known. photography By randall sanger Read more

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Debra Vanderlaan, Celebrate Life Gallery

Echoes from earlier times commingle with soft fall light to create the romance of the covered bridge. Read more

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Sallie J. Woodring Photography

If you loved Sallie J. Woodring's photo essay in our May/June 2016 issue here are even more stunning summer images we didn't have room to show you in print! Read more

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Kevin Adams

If you loved the photo essay in our Nov./Dec. 2015 issue then check out even more stunning photos and great photography tips here! Read more

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Michele Sons

View more breathtaking images from Southwest Virginia photographer Michele Sons that we did not have the space to bring you in our Sept/Oct 2015 issue! Read more

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Naresh Balaguru

Come the warmest months, we have tendency to seek out the coolest spots, and in this part of the country that means mountaintops and waterfalls. Let's visit a few. Read more

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See more inspiring scenes from Jim Ruff we didn't have the space to share in our Jan/Feb 2015 issue! Read more

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Danny Redd

Take a look back at these great fall photos sent in by readers like you. Our thanks to all who submitted their images! Read more

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Jim Ruff

Click here to see even more beautiful photos from Jim Ruff's September/October 2014 Fall Foliage photo essay! Read more

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