Modern Photography: The View From Lookout Mountain

our-favorite-modern-civil-war-photosWhen the photo series began, the pictures that jumped to mind first were from my trip to Chattanooga, TN.  From atop Lookout Mountain, it seems like the whole world is at your feet.

Photography by Derek Mansfield

Photography by Derek Maxfield

The gateway is impressive enough, but you are never quite prepared for the view you encounter on the other side.

Photography by Derek Mansfield

Photography by Derek Maxfield

Photography by Derek Mansfield

Photography by Derek Maxfield

Although it is a bit difficult to discern, Missionary Ridge is way off in the distance, barely a ripple on the landscape.

Photography by Derek Mansfield

Photography by Derek Maxfield

This is the view looking west.

Photography by Derek Mansfield

Photography by Derek Maxfield

The Tennessee River looks like little more than a beautiful blue ribbon.

Photography by Derek Mansfield

Photography by Derek Maxfield

About Derek Maxfield

Associate Professor of History Genesee Community College
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3 Responses to Modern Photography: The View From Lookout Mountain

  1. Mark Hartshorne says:

    Cloudy

  2. Mark Hartshorne says:

    Garitty's Battery

  3. Diane Mcvey says:

    One word Stunning!

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