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About kentuckyheir

Photographer, traveler and born to succeed!

Gatlinburg, Tn

Here’s a few photos of the mountains in Gatlinburg, Tn this weekend. The color were really pretty but not nearly as beautiful as they have been in the past. The previous post of the fog was on top of the … Continue reading

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Posted in Appalachia, Appalachian People, Bears, Birds, Black Bears, Butterflies, Flowers, Fun, Gatlinburg, Tn, Nature, People, Photography, Picnic, Pigeon Forge, rocks, Tennessee, Uncategorized, Vacation | 3 Comments

A Kentucky Morning

Just a few pretty shots I captured this morning at home.                

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Posted in Appalachia, Bugs, Flowers, Fun, Kentucky, Kentucky Scenery, Photography, Spider Webs, Trees, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Foggy Day

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Cumberland Falls

Yesterday, I decided to take a detour on my way to work and check out Cumberland Falls yet again. I never tire of this place.  Different times of year the water sometimes become so strong the mist in itself is … Continue reading

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Shillito Park, Lexington, Kentucky

Shillito Park in Lexington, KY is very nice. There was a lot of Disc Golf being played in the park and a community pool just beyond the trees from the picnic shelter. There’s a large walking track and many beautiful … Continue reading

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Keeneland Thoroughbreds

Friday the 13th was a great day to spend at Keeneland Throughbred Race Track in Lexington, Kentucky. Most suspicions say that Friday the 13th is an unlucky day. Well, not for me! I had a wonderful day betting on the horses. … Continue reading

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Posted in Appalachia, Appalachian People, Birds, Butterflies, Educational, Flowers, Fun, Horses, Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing, Kentucky, Kentucky Scenery, Lexington Kentucky, Mountain Vacations, Nature, People, Photography, Thoroughbred, Thoroughbred Racing, Uncategorized, Vacation | 1 Comment

Monticello Sky

  Traveling through Monticello, Kentucky a frequent trip I make once or twice a week, I see this. Every time I’m there, the sky seems more beautiful than previous trips so I thought I’d take a few random shots. Many … Continue reading

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Cherokee, North Carolina

Cherokee, North Carolina is a very beautiful place to visit. The scenery is breathtaking. If you’re ever in the town, make sure you stop and visit their zoo. It’s small, but truly amazing and the people there are very nice … Continue reading

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Kentucky Outing

Sometimes I see the coolest things on a road trip and have to stop and take a picture. Today venturing through Lancaster, Ky and Nicholasville, Ky I stopped, grab my trusty camera and captured these really cool images.      … Continue reading

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*Coming Soon*

Spring time is near and travel time is just around the corner. So far, I have reserved seats at Keeneland Thoroughbred Race Track in April a visit to the Kentucky Reptile Zoo in May and that should be quite educating. Plus, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!!!

Have a fun and safe New Year!

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Somerset Kentucky

                          These images were taken down town Somerset next to the Court House and Library.

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Random Kentucky Photos

Recently a friend and I decided to go in search of a few perfect photos. Walking for miles we stumbled across a few amazing places. Randomly snapping our cameras we were able to capture some amazing things. More Kentucky places … Continue reading

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76 Falls Albany, Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. 76 Falls in Albany Kentucky is absolutely beautiful. The area is small but breathtaking. Walking down a flight of stairs and over a bridge the view was absolutely … Continue reading

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Beaver Creek Monticello, Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Beaver Creek Resort is located near the southern tip of Lake Cumberland in South Central Kentucky, only a few miles from Monticello. Typically the lake consists of a jagged 1,255-mile shoreline and surface … Continue reading

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Antioch (Burnside) Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. A little piece of heaven in Antioch, Kentucky will literally take your breath away. I can honestly say these pictures don’t do this place justice. It is so … Continue reading

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Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing Lexington, Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Recently, I went to Keeneland with my parents and had a blast betting on the horses. Of course I spent too much money, but in the end I … Continue reading

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Lost River Cave Bowling Green, Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Recently, I got to visit the Lost River Cave in Bowling Green, Kentucky. It was quite amazing. Although leaning way down in a boat so our backs and … Continue reading

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Posted in Appalachia, Appalachian People, Boating, Bowling Green Kentucky, Bugs, Butterflies, Educational, Fun, Haunting, Jesse James, Kentucky, Kentucky Buildings, Kentucky Scenery, Lost River Cave, Museum, Nature, Photography, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Old Kentucky Barns and More

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. It seems every time I go on a photo shoot I run across a cool looking barn or some old building I just have to take a picture … Continue reading

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Camp Nelson National Cemetery Nicholasville Kentucky

Click on images to enlarge. Hit back arrow to return to post. Information obtained from the original website and others. More Than a Depot CAMP NELSON WAS AN IMPORTANT UNION quartermaster and commissary depot, recruitment center, and hospital facility located … Continue reading

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