Gaea – a primary Greek primordial deity – is the personification of the Earth. As the ancestral mother of all life, she is the primal Mother Earth.
Our planet is over flowing with a continuous stream of beauty – found through breathtaking landscapes and awe-inspiring formations. With a particular focus in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, Gaea Photography is dedicated to exploring and capturing pristine quality photos of the lesser known and lesser explored corners of this magnificently diverse place.
My goal is to inspire, encourage, and empower others to take joy in experiencing and witnessing all that Gaea can offer. Throughout this site you will find my work manifested in the form of stunning galleries that are available for purchase, workshops to help build your skills, informative trip reports and articles to aide you in your own explorations, group hikes lead by me to iconic or rarely visited spots, and various portrait services to capture the experience forever!
A Snowy Herrin Knob Falls, NC
Discovery Falls, NC
Sunset over the Big Ivy, NC
Laurel Fork Falls from Lake Jocassee, SC
It’s that wonderful time of the year again! In keeping with tradition, there are six different editions of the 2021 calendars to choose from that span a variety of subjects. Whether you like North or South Carolina waterfalls better, or prefer the moody contrasts of a stark black and white, you’ll find a theme to fit your palette!
As always, all proceeds from calendar sales will be donated to various conservation efforts that serve the Carolinas – which is listed in the description of each theme. It is now more than ever that we need to give back to the land that has given us so much.