Gallery Note: My photos are not stock. Please do not download, sell, or repost them anywhere without written permission. Use the form here to contact me regarding use of my photos. Thank you! Fourth of July fireworks in downtown Knoxville. A goldfinch? I’m not sure. A yellow hibiscus up close The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Taken from the same spot as above, but with the 50mm lens A red hibiscus captured from the side French macarons from Honey Bee Bakery in Knoxville Blanco the alligator Mead’s Quarry A mockingbird and its babies perched on a sign Surely it’s too early for pumpkins?! I do love that bright color against all the green, though. Downtown rooftops and the Sunsphere in Knoxville. Chalk art in downtown Knoxville on the anniversary of the Pulse shooting Brownie fudge ripple from Cruze Farm Dairy. This is the full version of the flower from today’s header. I thought a little editing might be fun for a change. This is at the sculpture garden in downtown Knoxville A leaf peeks out of the hood of someone’s coat. I noticed this fungus when I stopped to take a little break on the walk back. I had to do some editing to get the exposure just right, but I think it looks good. Decommissioned railroad tracks that run through Ijams. This photo is slightly underexposed, but I left it as-is because I love the dark, mysterious look. Lizards resting in their habitat at the Houston Zoo. A lionfish This is an exhibit at the East Tennessee Heritage Museum in Knoxville. Self portrait, at my wedding! The Sunsphere and World’s Fair Park in downtown Knoxville, TN. Tools of the trade This sunflower was shot at an aperture of F 1.8, the widest I can produce at the moment. The image in the foreground is fairly sharp and the soft background makes it stand out even more. July 2nd–I spotted this little guy along the river trail at Ijams.