Freeman & Jackson Photography • A professional photojournalist since the 1980s, Marie Freeman has worked for The Watauga Democrat and the Mountain Times. A graphic designer by education, Leila Jackson became involved in photography in the early 2000s. She holds a Master’s degree in Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology.
I strive to create a visual memory so that someone can be reminded of who they were and how they felt in that moment and time. It is one of my greatest passions, to ”Capture life as it happens.”
Heather Anne Thomas of beall + thomas photography is the photographer of The Mast Farm Inn Cookbooks. Select beall + thomas clients include Blackberry Farm, Dancing Bear Lodge, Ferebee Lane, LeCreuset, Ruby Tuesday, and Traditional Home.
”It’s about recipes, food, farms, farmers, farmers markets and agriculture, a North Carolina Culinary Travel Guidebook which features the best North Carolina Chefs, Restaurants, Cookbooks, Culinary Journalists and Media, Wines, Micro-Breweries, Moonshine, Specialty Foods, Artisan Cheese, Nature, natural and man-made attractions, and North Carolina Crafts, Art and Music.”
Dave Allen a world-renowned award-winning nature and landscape photographer, as well as a respected photography instructor, based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina
Artist Lynne Townsend has cultivated a lifelong passion for celebrating and depicting people, and nature. An avid photographer for 25 years, she won numerous awards
Our State: Down Home in North Carolina celebrates the people and places that make this state great. From the mountains to the coast, we feature North Carolina travel, history, folklore and beautiful scenic photography. Since 1933, Our State has shared stories about North Carolina with readers both in state and around the world.
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