A photographer, runner, wanderer and lawyer currently living in Pensacola, FL. His work has been published in a variety of places including National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian National Museum of History in Washington DC, MSNBC, The Nature Conservancy, Nature's Best Photography Magazine and the National Wildlife Federation.
With the recent completion of the fastest time anyone has ever hiked all 900 miles of trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Benny Braden is always busy hiking trails across Tennessee and capturing what beauty the tri-star state has to offer. This record breaking hiker/photographer isn't shy about laying down the miles and sharing what he sees when he's out on the trail.
"LIFE SHOULD HAVE MORE MOUNTAINS AND LESS STRESS"
Not only a photographer and videographer, Alex is an adventurist. She is always getting lost in the woods with her dog and on an exploration for something new. On the other hand, you can find her drinking coffee and pursuing her self-owned business. Always with her camera in hand, she is on a constant search for beauty and inspiration within the mountains, water and people.
As a photographer from Sparta, TN it was only natural to grow up spending most of his youth in the rolling hill and caves of Tennessee. A love for the unusual and unknown has influenced his unique brand of photography that highlights the abandoned of Appalachia. Through each shot he hopes to shed light on conservation efforts, appreciation of nature and inspire others to get out and explore the world around them.