Hidden Falls is a 2.7-mile waterfall hike within the Oconee State Park in upstate South Carolina. Although the water level was low at the time these images were shot, the waterfall was still beautiful, as was the area around it.

This section of the Appalachian trail extends from Hogpen Gap to Tesnatee Gap, climbing over a ridge that offers stunning views of the Appalachians.

Anna Ruby Falls are a pretty two-cascade waterfall in Unicoi State Park, in the Chattahoochee National Forest. Thisis a rather popular spot, with a .5 mile paved trail up to two different observation decks. Not a very long hike, but an enjoyable one, if you're looking for an easy scenic walk through numerous smaller rapids and waterfalls, bridges, and massive rock formations on either side.

The Long Creek Falls trail is very hard to find, but if you can find the right road, it's a nice trail, down to a beautiful waterfall and views of the Chattooga River.

The Old Waterwheel Trail is a 1.6 mile loop trail in Oconee State Park. The main attraction of this trail is a spur that leads to the remains of a stone structure that housed a waterwheel that used to be used for pumping water.

The Brissy Ridge trail is part of the network of trails throughout Paris Mountain State Park, listed as 2.3 miles round trip and on their ranking of 1-10 in terms of difficulty (10 being most strenuous), it rates as 7 and 9.

This trail is an easy 2.5 mile hike in and out, part of the Paris Mountain State Park series of trails. This park is just north of Greenville, SC, and is a nice little park, for those in the area looking for a way to spend the day.

This fairly moderate 2.7-mile loop trail through Oconee State Park provides good views of rhododendron thickets and hardwood forests.

The Byron Herbert Reece Trail is  a short, .7 mile hike that leads to the Southeastern stretch of the Appalachian Trail. It is part of the Blood Mountain area of North Georgia. This gallery also shows part of the Freeman Trail, a trail that winds around the lower parts of Blood Mountain.


When the Institute for African American Studies celebrated its 40 year anniversary in 2011, they wanted to update their website. The Web Services team took on this task, and the current site is the result of the design I created for them. The site is centered around three major aspects of their work: Research, Students, and Community.