Ohio Photographer, Visual Artist and Writer Jim Crotty presents his images of the spring landscape, photographed in April and May, 2009. Select fine art nature and landscape images were captured in the Appalachian Foothills of Hocking Hills, Ohio as well as along the streams and waterfalls of Great Smoky Mountain National Park in Tennessee. In addition to the magnificent images presented, Jim also includes his essay "Life's Lessons Learned on the Trail to Ramsay Cascade," a thought-provoking journey of self-discovery while on the trail in the Smoky Mountains.
A native of Dayton, Ohio, Jim Crotty is an accomplished professional photographer who first became involved with nature photography when he was 12 years old. His photographs have been recognized with national, regional and local awards as well as an extensive list of public installations and showings. He is also represented by three separate stock agencies and has had his work published in books and magazines. In addition to nature photography Jim also maintains a growing list of well-known client organizations for his practice in commercial and freelance photography. For more information about Jim's work please visit JimCrotty.com and CalmPhotos.com
In the Peace of this Place Published January 04, 2012
The Margins of the Day Published November 29, 2009
Beauty in Black and White Published January 10, 2009
In the Eye of the Eagle Published September 04, 2008