The low glow of the kerosene lanterns paired eerily with the wailing wind. It was wet but not raining - a Smoky Mountain tradition if there ever was one. Understanding the mood of the mountain, I reached into my pocket, grabbed my lighter, and lit the black metal lantern. Wandering into the woods, everything seemed to fit.
Back in camp I waited moved slowly across the damp soil. I was looking for a different perspective, something I didn’t already capture. Walking by the office, the shot was there waiting for me. Much obliged, I settled into position…
Seeing the familiar with fresh eyes.
“A rainy day is the perfect time for a walk in the woods.”