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Thomas R Fletcher

Thomas R Fletcher

Cowen, WV

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Thomas R. Fletcher was born and raised in Webster County, West Virginia. He graduated Webster County High School in the summer of 1977 (a year early, because he couldn’t wait to explore the world). In 1982, he launched his career as a freelance photographer—and has been traveling the world since.

Thomas has been taking photos as long as he can remember. The first was of the tree-shaded, moss-covered banks of a spring, deep in the mountains—where his grandmother drew her water. He was less than 18 months old. He made a mental snap-shot of that green, peaceful location that he carries with him to this day. That mossy, green place of solitude brought a special feeling of peacefulness to his spirit—a feeling he often seeks to repeat in seeking new images.

It wasn’t for another nineteen years that Thomas realized he could permanently capture and share those scenes of beauty he had been mentally capturing—through the medium of a camera. Completely self-taught in photography, his life’s passion to capture and share the beauty of the world was birthed with that first camera.

Today you will see a majority of green and blue colors in his work. His love of nature and solitude are captured in those images. He seeks to transport the viewer to that peaceful serenity he felt while making the image. He hopes his work inspires others to notice the beauty that surrounds them, to take the time to be still and peaceful, to quiet the soul for just a bit.

All images are copyright © Thomas R. Fletcher--registered with the US Library of Congress Copyright Office. Photographs/Digital Art may not be reproduced, copied, edited, published, transmitted or downloaded or used in any way without written permission from the Artist. Please see his website www.proseandphotos.com for more of his award-winning photography and travel writing.

 

First Morning Light by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Blue Ridge Sunset by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Spring along Elk River by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Wigwam Falls by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Dogwood in the Forest by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Redbud in the Woods by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Mountain Morning Sky by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Williams River Spring by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Whitetail Buck after a Run by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Summersville Dam Tube Release Aerial View by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Clearing Storm Highland Scenic Highway by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Redbud in the Woods by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Spring along Grassy Creek by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Spring along Elk River by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Upper Falls Holly River by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Abandoned Sand House by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Redbud and Dogwood Woodland by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Windy Gap School by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Spring along Elk River by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Redbud and River by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Back Fork of Elk River by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Redbud along I-79 by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Under the Swinging Bridge by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Redbud in the Woods by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Dark Clouds over Redbud Highway by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Redbud and Path by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Jacobs Ladder by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Back Fork of Elk River by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Winter along Cranberry River by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Bloodroot in Bloom by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Hepatica and Waterfall by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Allegheny Mountain Sunrise by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Waterfall on Back Fork by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Dawn Big Ditch Wildlife Management Area by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Appalachian Sunset by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Jewell Hollow Overlook by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Main Street Webster Springs by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Williams River Summer by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Webster County Courthouse by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Dawn at the Dock by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Rain Shower Staunton Parkersburg Turnpike by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Buckhorn Lake Sunset by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Mountain Sunrise and Church by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Williams River after the Flood by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Winter Storm Clouds by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Winter along Cranberry River by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Snow Cranberry River by Thomas R Fletcher

 

March Snow along Cranberry River by Thomas R Fletcher