Varied textures and light create hidden faces

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

This frequently photographed small waterfall is on the side of the road in the Tremont area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Everyone recognizes the grand landscapes of the park, but one should be sure to take time to find and enjoy the more intimate landscapes.

To find a different perspective, I climbed a short way up for a side view of the falls. The bright sunlight filtering through the leaves creates an interesting spotlight effect on the rocks and trees. Study the varied textures of this scene; looking closer, see how many faces you can find hidden in the image.

Photographer Chris and painter Robin Rohwer each week strive to share a painting or photograph that captured their interest in hopes that it will also capture yours. They have a small studio and gallery in the Emporium Center in downtown Knoxville where you can stop and see their work. Check ahead to see when they will be there, as they may be off looking for more inspiration. Their website is Email them at If a particular piece interests you for your home or office, please contact them. All works are copyright protected.

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