Foreword Book Award Silver Medals!
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by Richard Mack
1M ago
Today we learned my book Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Fifty Years of American Landscapes has been named a winner in two categories in the 26th annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. We won the Silver Award in both the Nature Book and Art Book categories!... Read More Source ..read more
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Why the Solar Eclipse is Cool
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by Richard Mack
3M ago
Total Solar Eclipse, 2017 I have been asked the last few weeks if I will be going to watch the solar eclipse. My answer is of course! People ask why? What makes it so special? Think of a natural phenomenon which only comes around here every so often, last time in 2017 and next in... Read More Source ..read more
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World River Day, 2023
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by Richard Mack
10M ago
Today is World River Day a time to remember how we depend on fresh water for life itself. For me there is nothing like sitting by water, especially a river or stream of various sizes and watching the water consistently roll by and hearing the sound of the water’s movement. Evry river runs into the... Read More Source ..read more
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Great Smokies Book Trailer
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by Richard Mack
1y ago
Here is a short trailer for the new book Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Five Decades of American Landscapes which will be in our hands shortly! After 10 years of not changing anything in this best selling book in Great Smoky Mountains National Park stores I thought it would be good to change up this third printing by adding new work.... Read More Source ..read more
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Great Smoky Mountains – Fog
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by Richard Mack
2y ago
This year we need to do a third printing of my book on the park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park; Thirty Years of American Landscapes. I headed down in January for new snow images and went back last week to see about getting the synchronized fireflies and some star images. Sadly, not many synchronized fireflies had come out yet, a few but not many, and the weather was cloudy every night. What happens then? You change strategy and get images of the streams – which were running full because of the rain – and details of the mountains and the vistas with the fog lifting.... Read More Source ..read more
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Monument Valley Time-lapse
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by Richard Mack
2y ago
Images from Monument Valley, Arizona On my recent trip to the Southwest, we stopped in Monument Valley for one night, too short of a time but that’s all the time we had. We stayed at The View Hotel on the Navajo Reservation which overlooks the Mitten and valley. Perfect location and many rooms have open... Read More Source ..read more
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Taliesin, Spring Green
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by Richard Mack
3y ago
Originally the barn at Taliesin.Frank Lloyd Wright house backside at Taliesin.Garden and pond at Taliesin.Main entrance to the Wright home at Taliesin. A few weeks ago we took a trip up to Spring Green to see both the American Players Theatre and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin, his home in Wisconsin and on 800 acres he... Read More Source ..read more
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The Annular Solar Eclipse 2021
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by Richard Mack
3y ago
This morning’s sunrise and the end of the “Ring of Fire” solar eclipse from Lighthouse Beach in Evanston. It was a beautiful morning to watch nature once again remind us how cool it is. This video was done over the 38 minutes of the end of the eclipse as the moon slipped by the edge... Read More Source ..read more
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Vernal Equinox Sunrise 2021
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by Richard Mack
3y ago
My birthday is always either the last day of winter or more often the first day of spring – the vernal equinox. So this year I decided to go on down to my favorite beach on Lake Michigan and capture the sun rising on this first spring morning. I had one camera set up for... Read More Source ..read more
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Wait a Day…
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by Richard Mack
3y ago
If you know the Great Lakes, and many say any place, the weather can change on a moment’s notice. On February 13-14 this year here in Chicago we had a snowstorm that dropped 20” from the sky. Along with that we had winds coming out of the north and right down Lake Michigan which blew... Read More Source ..read more
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