Cabin Fever

21Jun12

The cabins along the Roaring Fork Motor Trail posted last month were just the tip of the iceberg! Even though I did my research on the Smokies I was surprised at just how many log cabins and other structures there were. We made several stops along the Cades Cove Loop Road and went exploring for compositions. Near the ranger station on the North Carolina side there was a complete log farm, with a house, barn and other buildings where we explored in the morning light before other tourists ventured out. For variety I converted several of these images to monochrome while others seemed to work best in color. I enjoyed the opportunity to photograph these cabins that fit in so well with the environment. Here are some favorites:

‘Cabin In The Woods’ © Denise Bush

‘Cabin Door’ © Denise Bush

‘A Seat Beside A Cabin’ © Denise Bush

‘Cabin Light’ © Denise Bush

‘Cabin Scenic’ © Denise Bush

‘Cabin In The Mountains’ © Denise Bush

‘Cabin Close-up’ © Denise Bush

‘Home Sweet Home’ © Denise Bush



10 Responses to “Cabin Fever”

  1. Very nice images, Denise. Enjoyed viewing them.

  2. 2 Ken Henriques Jr.

    Nice shots, Denise. It’s hard to believe people actually lived like this.

  3. A great series Denise!!! Enjoyed them in Black and White too.

  4. Nice, D. Liked “Cabin In The Mountains.”

  5. 5 Cathie

    Love the black & white prints! It really emphasizes the textures of the wood & stone.

  6. 6 denisebushphoto

    Thanks for visiting and chiming in everyone!!!

  7. 7 MikeP

    Hey ‘D’ …I got the fever to find old cabins and take some pics now. Love the b/w treatment you gave the first ones…I think it brings the texture in the wood out.

    • 8 denisebushphoto

      Funny Mike … I didn’t know it was so contagious! (Thanks for looking.)

  8. 9 John Shields

    Great photographs , you have an artist’s eye. I would like to use “Cabin Door” and “Cabin Light” for pencil drawing reference. I don’t sell my work I just toss them or give them away.
    John Sheils


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