Karl Wolfgang's photos with the Shenandoah

Shenandoah Winter's Night

Shenandoah Winter's Night
A full moon on a Christmas night in the Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. . . or at least as Photoshop creates. Actual Winter photo is taken atop Skyline Drive within the park.

Psalm 74:16
The day and the night are both Yours—
You fashioned the su…
Added on December 28, 2015

There be Dragons

There be Dragons
After a week's rain, the Western side of the mountain within the Shenandoah Valley, a few rays of the setting sun break through breaking cloud cover. Here on the Eastern side, the memories of the grey week lingers among low-hanging fog. A bear lumber al…
Added on August  3, 2015

Evening Meal

Evening Meal
Every time I have some moment on a seashore, or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why the environment has to be preserved. - Bill Bradley

Evening brings darkening shades and thus presents challenges to the photographer…
Added on July  7, 2015

After the Rains

After the Rains
The Shenandoah ridge line poses a barrier on the early evening of 5 June 2015. The past week brought rains from the Gulf of Mexico. On the opposite side, clouds begin to break. However, here on the east side, memories of storms remain as fog clings to the…
Added on June  6, 2015

Spring Arrives on the Mountaintop

Spring Arrives on the Mountaintop
Several weeks ago the Shenandoah mountaintops enviously stared into the valleys, gazing at the dazzling greens of Spring. Nature's breath finally arrives by mid-May.

Bethel - "Wonder" www.youtube.com/watch?v=3F7lxt5fTeo

Praise the Eternal!
All you in…
Added on May 21, 2015

Heavens Door

Heavens Door
Autumn 2014, the Shenandoah Mountains hold open the doors to the Eternal's kingdom.

There will come a time in the last days
when the mountain where the Eternal’s house stands
Will become the highest, most magnificent—
grander than any of the moun…
Added on May 13, 2015

NeXus

NeXus
26 April 15. A nexus of seasons in the Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, US.
Early in the morning, at over 3,000 feet, Old Man Winter wages its final fight, with spitting crystals of ice softly thudding into last year's brown leaves on the forest floor…
Added on May  2, 2015

Shenandoah Summer

Shenandoah Summer
Shenandoah Valley from Shenandoah National Park. Eternally beautiful, singing in Summer.

Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything - even mountains, rivers, pl…
Added on March 28, 2015

Heaven Bound

Heaven Bound
Escape from Winter. Heaven-bound with some tropical music and a little bit of faith. Jen Gad - " Aureole" - www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4j8Nqo9LQM

"It’s not like you need a huge amount of faith. If you just had faith the size of a single, tiny mustard seed…
Added on March 12, 2015

Take Me Home

Take Me Home
“Happiness is a warm puppy.” ― Charles M. Schulz

For years my daughter has fostered dogs and cats, finding homes for pets. Now she aspires to create an open, humane environment for potential pets and owners in Los Angles. This may be the first dog ca…
Added on January 19, 2015

Grazing Deer

Grazing Deer
Hot, humid, rainy September afternoon in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. While I was taking standard pictures of a butterfly on a flower, one brave female deer walked out of the woods. Two friends followed, grazing on nearby grasses atop of a mounta…
Added on December  4, 2014

Last Days of Autumn's Glory

Last Days of Autumn's Glory
Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.

William Allingham

November in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, US. Most of the tourist crowds from mid October are gone. Time and space to reflect on life a…
Added on November 26, 2014

Shenandoah Farm

Shenandoah Farm
19 October 2014, atop Skyline Drive, looking westward into the foothills of the Shenandoah Valley. A time for Thanksgiving approaches.

The land has supplied a bountiful harvest, and the True God, our God, has poured out His blessings to us all.
Psalm 67:…
Added on October 25, 2014

Shenandoah Autumn

Shenandoah Autumn
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”
― Albert Camus.

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, about 60 miles west of Washington DC

This is my first Autumn in Virginia. I expected the rich oranges and reds of PA and New England. Instead,…
Added on October 21, 2014

Shenandoah Spring

Shenandoah Spring
May 2014. View from atop Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia.

Isn’t Lady Wisdom calling? Listen; don’t you hear the voice of understanding crying out? , , , Good counsel is mine, and also true wisdom. I am understanding, and strength bel…
Added on July  8, 2014

Shenandoah Spring

Shenandoah Spring
A view from Skyline Drive - Shenandoah National Park, Virginia.
Some photo editing here: Winter fades into the far horizon as Spring arises from a long slumber.

Shenandoah sing songs, changing every day, every season; of a cold longing, of a mother's e…
Added on June 22, 2014