Photos By Meta – About Meta Gätschenberger Western North Carolina Nature Photographers
Photos By Meta – Award Winning Western North Carolina Nature Photographer Meta Gätschenberger
Meta Gätschenberger – Western North Carolina Nature Photographers
Meta Gätschenberger is an Award Winning Nature Photographer from Blowing Rock, NC, in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of the Western North Carolina High Country.
Meta Gätschenberger is a Professional Commercial Photographer, specializing in Natural Looking HDR Photography, High Dynamic Range Photography, Commercial Photography, Nature Photography and Macro Photography.
Meta’s North Carolina Nature Photography Photos are For Sale Online at Photos by Meta and in Downtown Blowing Rock, NC at Rustic.
Photos By Meta – Meta Gätschenberger’s Western North Carolina Nature Photography Adventures
Photos By Meta – Meta’s Nature Photography Gallery Goes Live!
2017 was an exciting first year for Blowing Rock North Carolina Nature Photographer, Meta Gätschenberger. Photos By Meta, Meta’s North Carolina Nature Photography Gallery, went live!
2017 started off having Meta’s “Orange Fireworks” be selected by the Town of Blowing Rock for their Official 2017 Tourism Calendar, which are free from the Blowing Rock Chamber.
Next was having Meta’s “Painted Trillium” win 1st place at the 2017 Grandfather Mountain Nature Photography Contest!
Meta’s “Boone Fork Stream” was the 2019 November Winner in the Ray’s Weather Blue Ridge Parkway 2019 Calendar out of over 720 entries.
Meta’s “Boone Fork Stream” was also the 1st Place Winner in the 2018 ARHS Benefits Book Cover Contest. This Employee Benefits Booklet goes out to all Appalachian Regional Healthcare System Employees.
Meta’s “Boone Fork Stream” Framed Photograph is available For Sale at Rustic, 915 Main Street in Downtown Blowing Rock, NC.
Photos by Meta. Photos are also available on T-Shirts, Greeting Cards, Coffee Mugs, Tote Bags, Beach Towels, iPhone Cases and Other Interesting Items!
United States Post Office, Blowing Rock, North Carolina 28605
Meta’s “Blue Ridge Parkway Viaduct” is on display in the U.S. Post Office Lobby, in downtown Blowing Rock, North Carolina. You can purchase this Blue Ridge Parkway popular photo, and other landscape framed prints a few doors down, at Rustic on Main Street.
977 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Painted Trillium” won 1st Place in the Wild Flower Category in the 2017 Grandfather Mountain Nature Photography Weekend Contest. The “Painted Trillium” is on display at Grandfather Mountain in the Main Lobby next to the Nature Museum, and will remain on the wall until 2020!
Photos by Meta is a member of the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce, which promotes local Blowing Rock businesses and Western North Carolina High Country Travel and Tourism in the small Village of Blowing Rock, NC.
Orange Fireworks” was selected by the Town of Blowing Rock to be featured on their Official 2017 Blowing Rock, North Carolina Visitor’s Calendar. This Official Calendar features many other Blowing Rock NC Photographers.
977 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
The Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center
232 Boone Heights Drive, Boone, NC 28607
Boone Fork Stream” won 1st Place in the ARHS Benefits Book Cover Contest. This Employee Benefits Booklet goes out to all Appalachian Regional Healthcare System Employees in 2018!
Boone Fork Stream” was the 2019 November Winner in the Ray’s Weather Calendar. This popular Calendar features Photographs of the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina and Virginia! A portion of proceeds from the calendar sales will be donated to the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, of which Meta is also a member.
HONORABLE MENTION – 2018 Grandfather Mountain Nature Photography Contest
Meta’s “Moss Spores” got Honorable Mention at the 2018 Grandfather Mountain Nature Photography Weekend. In 2017, Meta’s “Painted Trillium” won 1st Place in the Wild Flower Category. This years Grandfather Mountain Nature Photography Weekend’s weather on the Mile High Grandfather Mountain didn’t cooperate very well. It was very windy (50 mph+), very cold with rain and fog!
Welcome to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina!
Spring 2018 – Skylum’s Post Production Software and RAW HDR Software
Meta shoots in RAW, because RAW Images have 68.7 billion colors versus 16.7 million colors in Super Fine JPEG, which is over 4000x the number of colors and a lot more detail in the shadows and highlights!
Meta shoots RAW High Dynamic Range Photography, HDR Photography, which produces Greater Dynamic Range over Standard Digital Photography. HDR Photography is ideal for Sunsets, Sunrises, Landscapes, Interior Photography, Real Estate Photography, Home Construction Photography and Architecture Photography.
For Natural Looking HDR Photography, Meta shoots 5 bracketed shots, 1.0EV apart in RAW, for high contrast photos, like interiors, landscapes, sunsets and sunrises. Meta processes all of her RAW Post Production using Luminar and Aurora HDR.
Meta’s “The Blowing Rock” was selected by the Town of Blowing Rock to be featured on their Official 2019 Blowing Rock, North Carolina Visitor’s Calendar. This Official Calendar features many other Blowing Rock NC Photographers.
Meta’s “Boone Fork Stream” appears in November on Ray’s Weather Blue Ridge Parkway 2019 Calendar.
Meta’s Memberships and Links
Memberships and Area Links
Member: National Geographic Society
Member: Blue Ridge Media Web Design
Member: North Carolina Native Plant Society
Member: Grandfather Mountain Bridge Club
Member: Blue Ridge Vacations Travel Guide
Member: Blowing Rock NC Chamber of Commerce
Member: Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation
Member: Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association
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Meta’s Nursing Website: Nurse Care Coordination
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RAW Editing Application: Get a Free Trial of Luminar
RAW HDR Application: Get a Free Trial of Aurora HDR
RAW Editing Application: Get a Free Trial of Exposure X4
Purchase Meta’s Framed Nature Photography Prints in Downtown Blowing Rock, NC at Rustic
PO Box 1571
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM (Eastern)
Photos By Meta. Framed Prints available in Blowing Rock, NC at Rustic.