Sunday, May 10, 2009


For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow.
--Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900-1944) French Pilot and Author

Click here for directions to Sill Branch Falls in the beautiful Clark's Creek area of Unicoi County, TN. I still say this is one of the best kept secrets in northeast Tennessee. I love this place! The time to go is now when the water is abundant -- during dry spells, this waterfall is reduced to a trickle. I saw many former students at Milligan College's graduation yesterday from all over the US -- many commented on how they miss beautiful east Tennessee and their amazement at just how green everything is. In this shot, I left the shutter open 13 seconds which tends to saturate and deepen the colors.

Details: Nikon D90, 18-200mm lens at 18mm, f/20 for 13 sec. ISO 160.


  1. Awesome shot! I want to visit this spot. TFS info about it!

  2. awesome place, is is Blue hole?

  3. Nope, Blue Hole is in Carter County and not nearly this tall of a waterfall -- this one is in Unicoi, County, click the link in the post for directions. It's worth the drive!


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