Knoxville Daily Photo will post one photo per day taken from the Knoxville/Knox County, Tennessee area. Knoxville is the city of my birth, the place where I work, and the largest city near our hometown. It's a wonderful community in which to raise our family. It's really a beautiful place . . . . at least I think so.

I am not a professional photographer; I call myself a point & shoot photographer. I have had a genuine love for and interest in photography since childhood. My camera is a Nikon Coolpix S600 ~ which I love for many reasons that I won't list here. Sometimes I use my old camera which is a Nikon Coolpix 5900.

Photography is something that I enjoy immensely. My photographs & albums are treasured above all other material things I own. The memories that are captured and preserved through my camera are so precious.

I am glad that I have discovered City Daily Photo and started a photo blog. It's an honor to share my little corner of the world with those who find themselves here. Enjoy looking around my blog, and welcome to all who visit.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Go Bulldogs!

Isn't high school football the best? Daughter was fascinated with the school mascot. Photo taken 2 years ago at Bearden High School in Knoxville.


Tanya said...

Aw, cute! I love high school football, I hate that it's almost over :( Always so much fun!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful photography.

Belgrade Daily Photo said...

Looks like that doggie is working hard at his mascot job! :)

Jim said...

Love the mascot, looks like a slobberer.

Laurie said...

Hope, I don't know how you make everything look like such a classic, American shot. It's like you are the official United States Family Life photographer! This is great, as usual. I love your little girl's big, wondering eyes.

Marcel said...

Once again WAY CUTE!!!

babooshka said...

Adorable image. You call yourslef a point and shoot non profesional. From a photographer, you might want to have a re think. You've got some good work here.

Gwyn said...

Your daughter is so adorable. I could see her face on the cover of "Family Fun." Great shot!

10/21/08 ~ Thank you to Leedra from Photography by Leedra

10/23/08 ~ Thanks so much to Tanya from Around Roanoke Daily Photo Blog

10/23/08 ~ Thanks also to Laurie from Glimpses of South Pasadena and your very kind words (to follow) . . .

"With gratitude and great pleasure I would like to pass the award to these photography bloggers:

Hope of Knoxville Daily Photo. Hope can squeeze images out of her Nikon Coolpix that will astonish you. The photographs of her kids capture the essence of childhood and a mother's love with the same poignancy and joy of the paintings of Mary Cassatt..."

Tanya and Laurie . . . . I am truly honored and flattered that you have chosen me to receive this award. Sincere thanks to both of you for this award and your nice comments!

10/28/08 ~ Sincere thanks to JM of Oeiras and Environs Daily Photo who has given this award to me. I am truly honored and will enjoy passing this award on to others.

11/4/08 ~ Thanks so much to Sean Claes of Kyle, Texas Daily Photo for giving this award to me, also. It's a great honor and I appreciate it so much!

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