@ddstandifer

Drew Standifer @ddstandifer

Follower of Jesus. Husband. Friend. DPT. Hiker and sometimes a photographer. From east TN, living in North Carolina.

Layers of the Smokies as seen through a telephoto lens. The vast expanse of mountains is one thing that continues to draw me back to this place leaving me with a sense of smallness compared to this giant mountain range.
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#solideogloria #theblueridgers #blueridgemoments #appalachian_explorers #adventureappalachia #instagramtennessee #eastcoastcreatives #southerstatesco #greatsmokymountains #tennessee #thenortheastcollective #madeintn #neverstopexploring  #OnlyTennISee #exploringtheglobe #goneoutdoors #visualsoflife #packandgo #ourplanetdaily #earthpics #exploretocreate #peoplescreative #nakedplanet #findyourselfoutside #optoutside #thevisualscollective #roamtheplanet #thecreatorclass #getoutstayout #homesweetTN
@ddstandifer

Layers of the Smokies as seen through a telephoto lens. The vast expanse of mountains is one thing that continues to draw me back to this place leaving me with a sense of smallness compared to this giant mountain range. . . . . . . #solideogloria #theblueridgers #blueridgemoments #appalachian explorers #adventureappalachia #instagramtennessee #eastcoastcreatives #southerstatesco #greatsmokymountains #tennessee #thenortheastcollective #madeintn #neverstopexploring #onlytennisee #exploringtheglobe #goneoutdoors #visualsoflife #packandgo #ourplanetdaily #earthpics #exploretocreate #peoplescreative #nakedplanet #findyourselfoutside #optoutside #thevisualscollective #roamtheplanet #thecreatorclass #getoutstayout #homesweettn

Finally getting around to sifting through all my Smoky mountain photos. This particular day, a few weeks ago, couldn’t possibly have gone any better. After catching a spectacular sunrise in Cades Cove, I continued my way around the loop and spotted momma bear and her 3 cubs. Such a peaceful hour I spent trying to photograph them as they climbed trees and wrestled with each other.
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#solideogloria #blueridgemoments #appalachian_explorers #adventureappalachia #instagramtennessee #eastcoastcreatives #southerstatesco #tnstateparks #theblueridgers #thenortheastcollective #madeintn #neverstopexploring  #OnlyTennISee #exploringtheglobe #goneoutdoors #visualsoflife #packandgo #ourplanetdaily #earthpics #exploretocreate #peoplescreative #nakedplanet #findyourselfoutside #optoutside #thevisualscollective #roamtheplanet #thecreatorclass #getoutstayout #choosemountains #homesweetTN
@ddstandifer

Finally getting around to sifting through all my Smoky mountain photos. This particular day, a few weeks ago, couldn’t possibly have gone any better. After catching a spectacular sunrise in Cades Cove, I continued my way around the loop and spotted momma bear and her 3 cubs. Such a peaceful hour I spent trying to photograph them as they climbed trees and wrestled with each other. . . . . . . #solideogloria #blueridgemoments #appalachian explorers #adventureappalachia #instagramtennessee #eastcoastcreatives #southerstatesco #tnstateparks #theblueridgers #thenortheastcollective #madeintn #neverstopexploring #onlytennisee #exploringtheglobe #goneoutdoors #visualsoflife #packandgo #ourplanetdaily #earthpics #exploretocreate #peoplescreative #nakedplanet #findyourselfoutside #optoutside #thevisualscollective #roamtheplanet #thecreatorclass #getoutstayout #choosemountains #homesweettn

Wisdom from church today:
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“And he told them a parable, saying,
@ddstandifer

Wisdom from church today: . “And he told them a parable, saying, "The land of a rich man produced plentifully, and he thought to himself, 'What shall I do, for I have nowhere to store my crops?' And he said, 'I will do this: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods. And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have ample goods laid up for many years; relax, eat, drink, be merry."' But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your soul is required of you, and the things you have prepared, whose will they be?' So is the one who lays up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God."” ‭‭Luke‬ ‭12:16-21‬ ‭ESV‬‬ . Impression: Peace with God is greater than wealth or an accumulation of stuff here on earth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . #solideogloria #theblueridgers #blueridgemoments #appalachian explorers #adventureappalachia #instagramtennessee #eastcoastcreatives #southerstatesco #greatsmokymountains #tennessee

Found mama bear at Cades cove with 3 little cubs. Sat and watched the cubs climb trees and mama bear forge for food for about an hour early in the morning with only about one or two other people showing up and moving along. I was close by my car the entire time but there was one instance mama bear was only ~30-50 ft away. .
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#solideogloria
#smokies #theblueridgers #blueridgemoments #appalachian_explorers #adventureappalachia #instagramtennessee #eastcoastcreatives #southerstatesco #greatsmokymountains #tennessee #thenortheastcollective #madeintn #neverstopexploring  #OnlyTennISee #exploringtheglobe #goneoutdoors #visualsoflife #packandgo #ourplanetdaily #earthpics #exploretocreate #peoplescreative #nakedplanet #findyourselfoutside #optoutside #thevisualscollective #roamtheplanet #thecreatorclass #homesweetTN
@ddstandifer

Found mama bear at Cades cove with 3 little cubs. Sat and watched the cubs climb trees and mama bear forge for food for about an hour early in the morning with only about one or two other people showing up and moving along. I was close by my car the entire time but there was one instance mama bear was only ~30-50 ft away. . . . . . . #solideogloria #smokies #theblueridgers #blueridgemoments #appalachian explorers #adventureappalachia #instagramtennessee #eastcoastcreatives #southerstatesco #greatsmokymountains #tennessee #thenortheastcollective #madeintn #neverstopexploring #onlytennisee #exploringtheglobe #goneoutdoors #visualsoflife #packandgo #ourplanetdaily #earthpics #exploretocreate #peoplescreative #nakedplanet #findyourselfoutside #optoutside #thevisualscollective #roamtheplanet #thecreatorclass #homesweettn

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