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.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Autumn Leaves

Fall is my favorite season because . . .

(one of the reasons, anyway)


JM said...

Amazing tree, so beautiful!

Migs CFL fan said...

Beautiful shot, i love the autumn colors.

Regina In Pictures

Leedra said...

It is a beautiful tree. As much as we thought differently early in the fall, this year has turned out to be a great fall colors year in East Tennessee.

nobu said...

Beautiful autumn colour.

Ineke said...

O my. Gorgeous.

marley said...

What stunning colours!

Steve Buser said...

I am sure if I stare at this for more than 60 seconds, I will need an eye doctor's visit

Tanya said...

Just gorgeous Hope!

Ackworth Born said...

what a lot of leaves - much the same here too except they've been rained on and are all soggy!

Joan Elizabeth said...

I try to capture the magic of autumn but never end up with a stunning shot like this ... it's six months before I get to try again.

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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