Blue Ridge Parkway – Rock Castle Gorge Overlook

Blue Ridge Parkway – Rock Castle Gorge Overlook

Blue Ridge Parkway. The Blue Ridge Parkway runs 469 miles from Virginia to North Carolina, linking Shenandoah National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Since I now live in Roanoke, Virginia, I thought that I should get out and explore more of the Blue Ridge Parkway.   Rock Castle Gorge Overlook. Rock Castle Gorge [...]

Rocky Knob Visitor’s Center and Picnic Trail

Rocky Knob Visitor’s Center and Picnic Trail

  Blue Ridge Parkway. Rocky Knob Visitors Center. On our Blue Ridge Parkway outing, we stopped at the Rocky Knob Visitors Center. Located at milepost 169.0, it is open Friday-Monday from 10-4. There are bathrooms located here as well. If you are traveling this way, always be sure to check the U.S. National Park website [...]

Series of the sunset

Series of the sunset

Series of the sunset. This is an unfiltered, untouched series of the sunset over the course of 20-30 minutes on February 19, 2016.  Taken with a Nikon D3200 on the landscape setting. I'm still working on understanding more about settings and also how to sometimes use filters and such to convey exactly what I'd like [...]