by Debra and Dave Vanderlaan
...At the very top of the overlook in the Chilhowee Recreation Area is the best spot to take in the sunset on a beautiful autumn evening. This area is part of the Cherokee National Forest and is located in Tennessee above the Ocoee River Gorge. This spot overlooks Parksville Lake and shows the mountain peaks surrounding the town of Benton...
To the Cherokee Indiana, Chilhowee means 'the place of the Kingfisher'. At the Chilhowee Mountain Overlook near Benton, Tennessee, you are the king of the mountain. At just under one half-mile high, your view is from high above the treetops looking down on the valley below.
It is a surreal scene that dwarfs you by comparison but makes everything seem...
After 30 years in the floral and plant nursery business, Debra and Dave Vanderlaan sold both businesses and turned their life-long photography hobby into full-time obsession. The Vanderlaans are both award-winning photographers and well-known both domestically and internationally.
Many of their images showcase the tropical landscapes of South Florida and the mountain vistas of the Smoky Mountains and many gorgeous scenes around the world. Their motto is Celebrate Life and that seemed a natural name for their gallery. Their images have been displayed in the Smithsonian Museum, North Carolina Museum of Art, Turchin Art Center in Boone NC, Palm Beach Photography Museum and many other museums and galleries around the country. Some of their...
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