ode to dying leaves

One year ago, a frolicking foursome set out into the wilderness of Northern Arkansas to photograph dying leaves and running water. Thanks to Kevin Allen and Branson Sparks for the invite. The trip and being around more experienced photogs expanded my knowledge tenfold. 

Upon seeing the images I returned with, my mother hinted that she would like to go see this hidden paradise. Ponca, AR, was from that day slated on my calendar, and this weekend, we will set out on an mother/son adventure.

Mornings in the Boxley Valley will inundate your senses and you will not want to leave. Removal from internet, cell phones, cable and computers is exactly what I need when the school year gets a bit hectic.

My hope for this trip is to bond with my mother, nature and my nikon…