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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.

 

Highlands Summer Sunrise by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Kens Creek Cranberry Wilderness by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Sunrise Drama by Thomas R Fletcher

 

First Snow Cranberry Wilderness by Thomas R Fletcher

 

First Snow Cranberry Wilderness by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Rhime Ice Highland Scenic Highway by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Mammatus Clouds at Sunset by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Summer Flowers Highland Scenic Highway by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Cathedral Falls by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Pasture Field and Barn by Thomas R Fletcher

 

One Tree Hill by Thomas R Fletcher

 

West Virginia State Flower by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Summer along Elk River by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Rhododendron and Waterfall by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Storm Clouds by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Appalachian Sunset Afterglow by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Appalachian Afterglow by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Mountaintop View by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Last Evening Light by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Appalachian Afterglow by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Lin Camp Branch Waterfall by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Lovers Leap Overlook by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Appalachian Sunset by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Mountain Laurel in Bloom by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Holly Beach Louisiana Outback by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Whitetail Doe Morning Grazing by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Sun Rays Lens Flare Mountains by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Allegheny Mountain Sunrise by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Gauley River Railroad Trestle by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Williams River Clouds by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Dawn on the Summer Solstice by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Highland Stawberry Moon by Thomas R Fletcher

 

West Virginia Sunrise by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Mammatus Clouds at Sunset by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Approaching Storm Highland Scenic Highway by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Cathedral Falls by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Summersville Lake at Daybreak by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Cathedral Falls by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Sunset Glory by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Williams River by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Cathedral Falls Black and White by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Sleeping Bumble Bee by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Cloudy Day on Michigami by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Raindrops on Rose by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Cathedral Falls by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Bent Trees Cranberry River by Thomas R Fletcher

 

Sunrise and Fog by Thomas R Fletcher