Fitzharris, Tim
July 2011
Popular Photography;Jul2011, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p57
The article highlights national parks in the U.S. ideal for nature photography. According to the author, the Big Bend National Park in Texas is a good place to take pictures because its plant life thrives in all seasons and the wildlife is approachable. In Florida, he recommends the Everglades National Park, with special emphasis on the area's landscapes. He also recommends Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina, mainly because of its roadside scenes, trails, streams, waterfalls and the autumn forest, Streestachee Bald Overlook.


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