A road less traveled in the Smokies

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

I try not to be repetitive in presenting art for your review. How can I not come back to the wonderful colors of fall in our Great Smoky Mountains National …

Fragrant bloom has returned for fall

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Quintessentially southern.
Large glossy leaves and giant flowers with an unmistakable fragrance tell you it’s a southern magnolia. Painted on location at Knoxville Botanical Gardens, a beautiful big space full of …

On golden pond

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

There is a celebration of color marching toward East Tennessee. It starts in the woods of Canada and moves steadily south following the cooler weather of fall.
We all love the …

Flowers for First Friday

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

There’s is nothing like fall in Tennessee! Sentinels of the season capture our attention: football, scarecrows, festivals and bonfires. The temperatures have been perfect!
Traveling to the Cumberland Plateau, I was …

Getting fit for flight

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

No, this is not a butterfly convention, and, no, it is not a Photoshop composite. Butterflies gathering in large numbers to absorb minerals and salts from wet soil is called …

Serenity at dawn

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

In all the photography classes and workshops that I have taken, it has been stressed to eliminate everything that is not necessary to the photo. If something does not add …