Smoky Mountains Panorama

A panorama of the Smoky Mountains as seen from the Foothills Parkway in Tennessee. October 23, 2012.

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

Last week Betsy and I drove along the Foothills Parkway, which is just west of the Smoky Mountains.  We were able to enjoy the autumn colors and beautiful views without getting caught in all the traffic of the Smoky Mountains National Park.

The views were spectacular, and I was inspired to try to get a panorama of the scene.  The picture above is my first effort, created by merging three photos in Photoshop.  I don’t think it looks too shabby, if I do say so myself.

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19 Responses to “Smoky Mountains Panorama”

  1. MadSnapper Says:

    the photos is also spectacular, love the colors

  2. nealpt Says:

    Very, very nice George. I love panoramic pictures….it gives me the sense of actually being there especially when I enlarge it on a big monitor.

  3. The Incredible Woody Says:

    Beautiful! Nice job with the panorama. I’ve always had a problem getting the perspective right when I attempt them.

  4. sylviakirk Says:

    The enlarged panorama is awesome, George!! What glorious colors! A superb capture!! Thanks as always for sharing the beauty! Hope your week is going well!

  5. Ms. A Says:

    Absolutely not shabby, it’s spectacular!

  6. Łucja-Maria Says:

    Hello Gregore!
    Lovely picture and an interesting post.
    I am enchanted.
    Have a nice day.

  7. Happyone Says:

    That is beautiful.
    Most all of the leaves around here are gone now that Sandy passed through.

  8. Linda Says:

    That’s a very impressive first attempt at a panorama shot. Of course, with the Smoky Mountains as your subject, how could you go wrong? Seriously, though, you are a very good nature photographer, and this is just one example of your talent.

    I hear that “Frankenstorm” Sandy dumped over three feet of snow in the high country there. That would be something to see.

  9. rhiebert Says:

    Amazing picture and a GREAT job at putting it together.

  10. Rose Says:

    This is fabulous….love all that color. Such a beautiful place.

  11. Linda G. Says:

    Beautiful vista. You did very well stitching the three pictures together.

  12. diane Says:

    Well done it is fabulous. Bill is trying to do that too.

  13. bertN Says:

    Great panoramic view!

  14. ladyfi Says:

    How very gorgeous with all those colours.

  15. NCMountainwoman Says:

    Great photographs and great job making a panoramic shot.

  16. Denise Says:

    Thank you for reminding us to enlarge the picture. It is incredible!!!

  17. dayphoto Says:

    Happy Halloween! That photo is amazing! You live i a marvelous world!

    Linda
    http;//coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com

  18. Carletta Says:

    This is gorgeous George!
    You did a great job merging the photos.

  19. Sartenada Says:

    Beautiful panorama photo. I love especially the reddish color in it.

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