Banakas | Photography

Woodland Phlox Some Woodland Phlox found outside of a cave in Eastern Tennessee.

Categories: Blog, East Tennessee

This shot was taken using a NIKON D5000 at ISO 200, f/22, for 1/10sec East Tennessee Veterans Memorial This shot is from the East Tennessee Veterans Memorial in Downtown Knoxville. Thank you to all past and present service members for all the hard and brave work you have done to protect this country and our   Read More …

Categories: East Tennessee, Knoxville

I have just released my first calendar. Available now for purchase is a beautiful 12 month 2014 calendar. The calendar consists of images that I have taken from around the East Tennessee area over the past several years. Think of this as a hand-picked collection of some of my favorite images from around East Tennessee.   Read More …

This shot was taken using a NIKON D5000 at ISO 200, f/22, for 1/8sec The other day, the field behind my house was finally cut and rolled, so I decided to go and take some shots of the hay bales.

Categories: East Tennessee

Stable Living – Just one of the many stables that dot the East Tennessee landscape. Ever since living in our current home, everytime, I open the door, I can look across the horizon and I see this red barn. After all these years, I finally walked over and took a few photos, and while I   Read More …

Categories: East Tennessee

This is a slightly different angle from what was posted the other day. From this angle you can see the corner of the front porch and see it’s decay. This shot was taken using a NIKON D800 at ISO 50, f/22, for 1/6sec

Categories: East Tennessee

Heading out to Melton Park, you may pass this old house that literally on the side of the road. You may not be able to see it from this angle, but the front porch looks as though the corner of it has been hit by a few vehicle or two. The image to the right   Read More …

Categories: East Tennessee

One afternoon, after work, I rode out to Melton Hill Park, located in the Harden Valley area of Knoxville. Off to the side of the “beach” that has been created, I found another cleared out area and thought this log was quite interesting and would make for a good foreground with the lake, the cliffs   Read More …

Categories: East Tennessee


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