Photography

Capture razor-sharp telephoto images of wildlife using the next generation ultra zoom lens from Tamron. The Tamron 150-600 G2 lens has fast, precise focus and advanced image stabilization allowing for expert hand-held shooting. Learn more at www.tamron-usa.com/product/lenses/a022.html

A momma bear and her cub stop traffic in Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Bad Selfies: 5 Dangerous Photo Spots in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Don't pose too close to wildlife, in waterfalls, rivers and streams, or off the trail. Ouch! Here are suggestions on how to take pain-free photos.

Misty Morning at Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Best Photos of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Each year we ask national park travelers to enter their best photos in our annual photo contest. Here are some of the best shots in Great Smoky.

Photographer in the mountains in autumn

National Park Photo Contest presented by Tamron

Love to take photos in national parks? Whether it’s a landscape, a wildlife pic, or a Milky Way shot, send it our way. You could win a Tamron camera lens!

Tamron photographer Andre Costantini helping a workshop participant at Great Sand Dunes National Park

National Park Photography Workshops

National Park Trips Media and Tamron have teamed up to offer Photo Workshops inside your favorite national parks.

Beside Big Creek Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Smoky Mountain Visitor Photo Gallery

Here are some great photos found taken by visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the surrounding areas.