Bundle: Smoky Mountain & Blue Ridge eBook Collection
With these 3 eBooks by Nye Simmons at your fingertips, you’ll have the ultimate guide to exploring and photographing the Smoky Mountain region of the country, including a step-by-step tour through the Blue Ridge Parkway. Get over 575 pages of the wonderful images, tips and travel help.
The Greater Smoky Mountains Photo Guide eBook – 168 pages
The Great Smoky Mountains offers the traveler and the photographer the most stunning highland scenery east of the Mississippi. One of the most visited destinations with the United States National Parks system, the mountain scenery of this park truly entrances. Packed with photographs, this ebook from Nye Simmons (author of The Ultimate Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway) introduces you to the best places to photograph in and around Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Nye, a Knoxville resident, who has been visiting the Park for many years, includes hints on photographic technique, suggestions on planning each day to maximize photography no matter the season, and short lessons on the natural history of the area. Famed locations — including Cades Cove and Clingmans Dome — are all covered in detail.
Best of Blue Ridge Parkway: The Ultimate Guide to the Parkway’s Best Attractions eBook – 203 pages
The Blue Ridge Parkway runs 469 miles along Virginia and North Carolina’s Blue Ridge mountains—occasionally detouring to the area’s most scenic destinations. It’s a drive to be savored at leisurely pace through a land of stunning waterfalls, soaring mountains, picturesque forest, and Appalachian cultural and historical sites. A guide for this tour is not only necessary; it is invaluable.
A long-time friend of the Blue Ridge, Nye Simmons (author of The Greater Smoky Mountains Photo Guide: A Guide for Photographers) has written that guide. Filled with detailed information on the best hikes, scenic stops, waterfalls, and historic locations along the parkway, this is the ultimate guide to the Parkway, one of the most visited national parks in the United States.
Photographers’ notes and tips complement photographs and detailed descriptions of the park’s attractions. The guide includes information on lodging, way stations, side trips, hiking trails, and attractions of interest—making it ideal both for the time-pressed traveler who wants to hit the high points of the park, and for the photographer who has time to fully capture the scenic beauty of all the seasons on this amazing highway.
Blue Ridge Parkway Celebration eBook – 207 pages
Blue Ridge Parkway Celebration was a large format “coffee table” book 10” x 13”, 214 pages in length, but is now out of print. The images you’ll enjoy in this eBook are accompanied by original essays, prose, and poetry by some of the region’s finest authors.
There are 47 contributing writers, with photography by the title author. Though not written as a photographer’s guide, the images are accompanied by captions with location information, and represent an extensive Blue Ridge Parkway portfolio spanning the 4 seasons. </
This e-Book offers an extensive visual guide to the photographic possibilities to be found not only at well-known iconic locations, but at multiple places along the 469-mile length of the Blue Ridge Parkway. While scouting the Parkway for your next outing, you can also enjoy a wealth of original literature, the likes of which are unlikely to be duplicated.
About the Author: Nye Simmons is a writer and photographer living in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the shadow of the Great Smoky Mountains, near the southern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway. A recognized expert on the Smokies and the Blue Ridge, his previous titles include Blue Ridge Parkway Celebration, and Blue Ridge Parkway Extraordinary Journey.