Picture of the day - February 7, 2009
Autumn at Watauga Lake
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Eastern Tennessee is a land of picturesque mountains, valleys, and
rolling hills, and you would be hard-pressed to find a prettier
region anywhere on planet earth. Today's picture features one of the
many beautiful scenes you'll find waiting for you when you visit
the Tennessee portion of the Mountain Empire, an area that many consider to be the most beautiful part of the
My wonderful cousin Shelia Campbell took this picture, and here she
is to tell us a little about it:
"This picture was taken at Watauga Lake back in the fall. I was
This just goes to show that a great subject will often result in a
great photograph, regardless of the price of the equipment used to
take it. And while this image might not be "technically perfect", it
is a wonderful picture nonetheless. Nice job Shelia!
interested in a far range picture of the lake, but as it turned
I liked this view through the trees better. This image was
with one of those little 'throw-a-way' cameras."
Shelia invites you to visit her blog at
Name: Phyllis Helton
Town: Bristol, VA
Great shot Sheila. Thanks, Rick for bringing us the world.
Name: Terri Householder
Town: Spartanburg, SC
This should be hanging on my wall!
Name: Patsy Smythe
Town: Newport News, VA
Beautiful. It looks almost like a watercolor. Wonderful job
capturing the mood of the scene Shelia.
Name: Nathan Daniels
Town: Amarillo, TX
God has blessed us with an amazing country to live in, and scenes
like this remind me just how amazing it is. Striking image today Mr.
Rouse. Kudos to the photographer.
Name: Ron Trees
Town: Spokane, WA
Very nice photo today Rick. I love the reflections in the water and
the beautiful Fall colors. Fall is probably my favorite time of
year. Thanks so much for sharing another snapshot of God's creation
with us today.
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