Humans began telling stories with pictures on cave walls in Africa 30,000 years ago.
Location scouts become valuable when they see the location as not just a visual picture, it must also tell the story and be practical for the production.
Many years of working with some of the most successful creators in the motion picture industry led one old artist back home. Here are a few of the reasons why.
The river and the railroad are just down the road.
Venturing Crew 48 New Orleans, Louisiana at the Homeplace.
Hazel Creek, in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, has achieved mythical status among many noted outdoorsmen.
The Homeplace Campground makes a great basecamp to explore this dynamic area of the southern Appalachian Mountains.
These mighty tulip poplar trees Liriodendron tulipifera were photographed by lumberman Andrew Gennett in 1909. He realized the value of old growth forests to future generations when that idea was blasphemy to both timber barons and the U.S. Forest Service. These trees are still standing alongside the Big Tree Loop Trail in Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest near Robbinsville, NC.
The Homeplace Campground and Gardens’ mission is to help protect the region's biodiversity and natural evolution by promoting open space preservation, conserving natural communities, and fostering awareness and stewardship through environmental education and outdoor recreation.
Elk at Oconaluftee near Cherokee, NC
Each campsite has a fireplace and picnic table. Some have a sitting boulder.
Mount Kephart and the Oconaluftee River headwaters in Autumn