The Great Smoky Mountains: A Visual Journey by Lee MandrellThe Great Smoky Mountains: A Visual Journey by Lee Mandrell

The Great Smoky Mountains: A Visual Journey

byLee Mandrell, Deedee Niederhouse-mandrellForeword bySteve Kemp

Hardcover | December 5, 2016

Pricing and Purchase Info

$49.10 online 
$54.95 list price save 10%
Earn 246 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


The Great Smoky Mountains have inspired, challenged, and entertained millions of visitors for hundreds of years.To preserve thesplendorof the mountains and valleys for all to enjoy, Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicatedthis beautiful area as a protected area and National Park in 1940. In this breathtaking book, the husband-and-wife photography team captures a new vision of the Great Smoky Mountains including both popular attractions and spectacular sites off the beaten path.Stunning photos represent all four seasons, including colorful fall foliage, spring's wildflower riches, intense summer sunsets, and serene winter snowfalls. Majestic views of mountains from Clingman's Dome to Morton Overlook along Newfound Gap Road will entice new visitors, while regulars will cherish the book as a memory album of their own, enjoying images of Cades Cove, Roaring Fork Motor Trail and the wildlife of the area. This book of new and remarkable photographs is a necessity for everyone who appreciates natural landscapes, wildlife, and beauty in an area rich with history and culture.

For Lee Mandrell, photography began as a hobby that quickly ignited into a fiery passion and then into a lifelong career. He started out at age 14 with a secondhand Minolta Hi Matic E rangefinder. Mandrell worked as a custom darkroom technician in a pro lab for years and was eventually promoted to production manager. An early adopter o...
Title:The Great Smoky Mountains: A Visual JourneyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.98 inPublished:December 5, 2016Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253023777

ISBN - 13:9780253023773


Table of Contents

Foreword by Steve Kemp
Reflections on the Smokies

Editorial Reviews

As you turn each page, feasting your eyes on this photographic treasure trove, you will be lured to follow in the footsteps of photographers Lee Mandrell and DeeDee Niederhouse-Mandrell. Take in the beauty of the Smokies, as you encounter streams, waterfalls, and forests as well as black bears and other wildlife. The Mandrells use their photographic gifts to record the beauty as God's ever-changing light transforms each scene before them. This book has been a true labor of love.