Wild elk grazing in the Cataloochee Valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Cataloochee Valley is rich with nature and wildlife.
Dave Allen is an internationally published landscape photographer based in Hendersonville, NC. His work has been featured around the world in fine art galleries, magazines such as Outdoor Photographer and National Geographic, books, calendars, and more. Many of his landscape images are centered around the stunningly beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western NC, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and the Coastal Carolinas including the Outer Banks and Charleston SC.