It’s All Good In The Blue Ridge

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in Blog, Travel
It’s All Good In The Blue Ridge

Words we thought we’d never say…It’s official – Bowen Imagery has moved to North Carolina! It’s been a crazy journey since leaving St Pete three years ago with lots of learning opportunities involved. Our art and life continues to blossom along the journey, and for that we are so very grateful.

And now after a year and a half of cocooning and coming back to ourselves…transmuting and transitioning into a wholly new unity and vibration (side note: try this unity vibration kombucha beer now that we found here in WNC)…we are boldly pressing on. The energy of this place is inspiring, and the beauty truly magnificent.

Why Asheville and WNC?

East coast business. Endless mountains and trails to hike and bike. Funky city bustling with artists and musicians. Lots of land to buy! And moderate four seasons with a looooooong growing season. Speaking of growing, wild raspberries on our driveway dazzled our tongues throughout the summer. And about 40 minutes from our house is Graveyard Fields and Falls. A stunning mountainous region right off the Blue Ridge Parkway at mile marker 418. Park your car, grab your bucket and head to the fields where thousands of blueberries grow wild — each hiker can fill a gallon bucket. We hit the end of the season but still made out with enough berries to make some delicious pancakes. Here are some pics from that ever-so-perfect day.

Enjoy some of our recent snaps below from our first few months in the area.

Thanks for checking in…catch you on the trail soon!

amazing butterfly graveyard falls

Amazing butterfly in Graveyard Fields

Dry Falls North Carolina

Beautiful Dry Falls just outside of Highlands, North Carolina. Oddly, not very dry.

finding gifts in the river

Mike and Sheila finding natural river treasures

fall in the blue ridge

Macro seed pods in Graveyard Fields

Aniya in the stream

Aniya in the stream near small Unity church

Angel in foliage

Praying angel in the foliage near small Unity church

The Mountain retreat center

Fantastic views from The Mountain Retreat Center in Highlands, NC

Butterfly with sky

Butterfly in the sky

Artist Nelson Nichols in his home studio gallery

We met an amazing artist, Nelson Nichols, in his home studio gallery!

awesome little dog at LAFF festival asheville

Super chill little doggie at the LAFF festival in Asheville

 

Artist Nelson Nichols with the Bowens and Aniya

Ami, Mike, Aniya and Nelson Nichols!

lake junaluska bowen imagery

Perfect sunny day at Lake Junaluska

dry falls long exposure

Dry Falls slow shutter exposure

cullasaja river north carolina

Awesome flowing water at Cullasaja river

cullasaja rocks and river nc

Cullasaja rocks and river – notice the rock leaf?

ami bowen photographer dry falls

Ami setting up shot with Nikon D7000 and Nikkor tilt shift lens

cullasaja river highlands nc

If your exposure is long enough, water can turn into snow!

bowen imagery_dry falls north carolina

Dry Falls from above.

sky reflection on rocks blue ridge parkway

Sky reflection on rocks blue ridge parkway

caney fork overlook blueridge

Caney Fork overlook – Elevation 5650.

1 Comment

  1. Lucy
    October 21, 2015

    Just awesome! Love your blogs!

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