This week’s local submissions are absolutely fascinating photography! Many thanks to all who are sharing their photographs of Arkansas via posting on our
Facebook page as well as sending an email with the photo attached. Take notice of the professional photographers featured in this article and be sure to contact them if you’re interested in working with them professionally, and keep sending us your beautiful photographs of the Natural State!
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25. Sylamore Creek Trail by Sam Files
This week's set of wonderful photos starts near Mountain View on the Sylamore Creek Trail! Special thanks to Sam Files (Facebook.com/ArkansanAdventurer) for sending!
24. Inspiration in the Sky by Todd Sadowski
Looking at this breathtaking photo gives a sense of looking out into forever, and pro photographer Todd Sadowski (Facebook.com/toddsadowskiphotography) makes his excellent work even better here with an added scripture to inspire.
23. Sunset at Longbow by Butch Green
Butch Green of Fayetteville got this wonderful shot of a sunset over Longbow Resort outside of Prim.
22. Camping by Todd Sadowski
Todd Sadowski (Facebook.com/toddsadowskiphotography) got this beautiful shot of a starry night while on a camping trip around Ponca and Jasper.
21. Peaking Pinnacle by Sam Files
Arkansan adventurer Sam Files (Facebook/ArkansanAdventurer) submitted this marvelous shot taken from atop Pinnacle Mountain this past July.
20. Rocky Waterfall by Todd Sadowski
Todd Sadowski (Facebook.com/toddsadowskiphotography) takes many magnificent shots of waterfalls, and the way the water cascades over the rocks into a blue pool of water is captured on photo in an excellent way here!
19. Light on the Water by Chris Strawn
The sun looks like a ball of fire casting its light on Lake Hamilton in this awesome photo submitted by Chris Strawn (Facebook.com/chris.strawn.54)!
18. Roark Bluff by Sam Files
This photograph of Roark Bluff at the Steel Creek Campground in Ponca was taken by Sam Files (Facebook.com/ArkansanAdventurer) back in May. The fog here is mystical!
17. Garvan Woodland Gardens Chapel by Todd Sadowski
All of the beautiful detail of the chapel is picked up in Todd's work here! Check out even more of his work at Facebook.com/toddsadowskiphotography!
16. Pinnacle Mountain Sunset by Sam Files
This photograph of a beautiful sunset seen from Pinnacle Mountain was taken by Sam Files, whose work can also be seen at arkansanadventurer.tumblr.com and instagram.com/arkansan_adventurer.
15. Fuzzy Butt Falls by Todd Sadowski
Yep, that's the name of this location! The way the pool of water gradually recedes toward the viewer and the positioning of Todd Sadowski's shot (Facebook.com/toddsadowskiphotography) almost makes Fuzzy Butt Falls look like a lush jungle.
14. Dream Clouds by Keith McCloskey
The clouds in this photo look like the best part of a good dream as they reflect over Lake Brittany in this sublime shot submitted by Keith McCloskey (Facebook.com/keith.mccloskey1)
13. Lake Hamilton Dock by Chris Strawn
The sky over Lake Hamilton almost looks like a spotlight emanating from a cloud in this wonderful photo sent by Chris Strawn (Facebook.com/chris.strawn.54)
12. Fuzzy Root at Fuzzy Butt Falls by Todd Sadowski
Todd (Facebook.com/toddsadowskiphotography) does it again with a fabulous shot of a waterfall at Fuzzy Butt Falls, this time with the moss-covered roots of a tree in the foreground.
11. Lunar Eclipse by Sam Files
Sam Files (Facebook.com/ArkansanAdventurer) took this recent photo of the lunar eclipse from the top of Mt. Nebo in Dardanelle - the sky is beautiful and the lights below give the picture a haunting feel.
10. Spa City by Todd Sadowski
Todd shared this marvelous shot of Hot Springs (taken from West Mountain) with us - the view of the city and the Hot Springs Tower overlooking it all is glorious!
9. Starry Night by Sam Files
This photograph, taken by Sam Files (Facebook.com/ArkansanAdventurer) in July, is a gorgeous night sky view from atop Pinnacle Mountain.
8. Waterfall by Todd Sadowski
This eye-catching shot of a cascading waterfall was taken by Todd Sadowski (Facebook.com/toddsadowskiphotography); the lush greenery in the background almost takes your eyes away from the waterfall!
7. Lake Brittany View by Keith McCloskey
The best time to get a glimpse of Arkansas at its finest is when the sun is setting or rising, and Keith McCloskey (Facebook.com/keith.mccloskey1) was fortunate enough to get this wondrous shot of Lake Brittany in Bella Vista at the perfect moment.
6. Sunset by Sharon Wilson
Sharon takes marvelous pictures of sunsets (Facebook.com/arksw) and this shot of the sun peeking through the clouds and settling over the mountain valley is excellent work!
5. Lake Brittany Dock by Keith McCloskey
It's true, Bella Vista lives up to its translated name of "beautiful land" and Keith McCloskey (Facebook.com/keith.mccloskey1) got photographic proof of this fact on this Lake Brittany dock.
4. Pinnacle Mountain State Park by Karem Ochoa Robles
If you've ever been to the top of Pinnacle Mountain you can surely attest to the beauty of the sky and feeling so close to it. Many thanks to Karem (Facebook.com/Smalls773) for sharing!
3. Lake Hamilton Dock by Chris Strawn
The look of the clouds and sun with the dock in the foreground gives this photo submitted by Chris Strawn (Facebook.com/chris.strawn.54) an extra touch of loveliness.
2. Balanced Rock Sunset by Todd Sadowski
Pro photographer Todd Sadowski (Facebook.com/toddsadowskiphotography) shared this magnificent shot of the sun going down over Balanced Rock in Hot Springs!
1. Big Bluff by Sam Files
The Arkansan Adventurer (Facebook.com/ArkansanAdventurer) got this epic shot of Big Bluff over the Buffalo National River back in June. What a beautiful summer we had!
Many, many thanks to all of the photographers who submitted their magnificent work this week – and definitely keep
sending us your awesome photos and posting them via Facebook! Which of this week’s shots of Arkansas did you enjoy the most? Rank them all in your own way in the comments!