Meta Gätschenberger – North Carolina Nature Photography – Sony Alpha Female

About Photos By Meta – Boone NC Commercial Photographers

Photos By Meta is a husband and wife team of Boone NC Commercial Photographers, serving the North Carolina High Country.

Commercial Photographer Meta Gätschenberger is active in North Carolina Nature Photography, winning many North Carolina Nature Photography Contests and Awards.

A Sony Alpha Female – Meta Gätschenberger is a Sony Alpha Female, shooting exclusively with Sony Alpha Digital Cameras.



An Award Winning Nature Photographer

Meta’s Award Winning Nature Photographs have appeared in many North Carolina Calendars, including the 2019 Ray’s Weather Calendar, the 2017 and 2019 Town of Blowing Rock Calendars, and the 2019–2020 Blowing Rock Visitors Guide and Members Directory.

Meta’s 2017 1st Place Winner, “Painted Trillium” is on display at the Grandfather Mountain Nature Museum in Linville, NC.

Photos by Meta – Meta’s North Carolina Nature Photography Photos are For Sale Online at Photos by Meta and in Downtown Blowing Rock, NC at Rustic.

Digital Photography Contest Award Winning Photographs

Deer Valley Winter View – Winter Finalist 2020

Ray’s Weather 2020 Calendar – Meta’s “Deer Valley Winter View ” is a Winter Finalist in the Ray’s Weather Calendar Digital Photography Contest for 2020! Shot with a Sony a77 II Digital Camera with a Minolta AF 50mm f/1.4 Prime Lens from Meta’s Front Porch near Boone, NC. Thank you if you voted for this photography.

Photos by Meta – Meta’s “Deer Valley Winter View” is For Sale Online at Photos By Meta and in Downtown Blowing Rock, NC at Rustic on Main Street.

Blowing Rock Sunset

Blowing Rock Visitor’s Guide and Members Directory for 2019–2020
Meta’s “Blowing Rock HDR Sunset” was selected for the Blowing Rock Visitors Guide and Members Directory for 2019–2020!

This amazing HDR Sunset over Grandfather Mountain, was shot from The Blowing Rock, in Blowing Rock, NC, using 5 Bracketed Shots in HDR, with a Sony a77 II Digital Camera and a 1985 Minolta AF 50mm f/1.4 Prime Lens.

Photos by Meta – Meta’s “Blowing Rock HDR Sunset ” is For Sale Online at Photos By Meta and in Downtown Blowing Rock, NC at Rustic on Main Street.

Boone Fork Stream

Ray’s Weather 2019 Calendar (November 2019)
Meta’s “Boone Fork Stream” was the Ray’s Weather Calendar Digital Photography Contest Winner for November 2019!

Shot with a Sony a77 II Digital Camera and a Sony 16–50mm f/2.8 Telephoto Lens.

ARHS Benefits Book Cover Contest
Photos by Meta – Meta’s “Boone Fork Stream” was also the 1st Place Winner in the 2018 ARHS Benefits Book Cover Contest.

Photos by Meta – Meta’s “Boone Fork Stream” is For Sale Online at Photos By Meta and in Downtown Blowing Rock, NC at Rustic on Main Street.

Painted Trillium

Grandfather Mountain 2017 1st Place Winner
Meta’s “Painted Trillium” was the 1st Place Winner at the 2017 Grandfather Mountain Nature Photography Weekend!

Shot with a Sony a77 II Digital Camera and a Sony 100mm f/2.8 Macro Lens.

Photos by Meta – Meta’s “Painted Trillium” is For Sale Online at Photos By Meta and in Downtown Blowing Rock, NC at Rustic on Main Street.

Orange Fireworks

Town of Blowing Rock Visitors Calendar 2017
Meta’s “Orange Fireworks” was the Winner of the 2017 Town of Blowing Rock Visitors Calendar Digital Photography Contest – Inside Cover!

Shot with a Sony a77 II Digital Camera and a Sony 70–200 f/2.8 Telephoto Lens.

Photos by Meta – Meta’s “Orange Fireworks” is For Sale Online at Photos By Meta and in Downtown Blowing Rock, NC at Rustic on Main Street.

Professional Memberships and North Carolina Nature Photography Links

Member: Blue Ridge Vacations Visitors Guide
Member: National Geographic Society
Member: North Carolina Native Plant Society
Member: Grandfather Mountain Bridge Club
Member: Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation
Member: Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association
Member: Blue Ridge Media Web Design and Digital Photography
Member: Blowing Rock NC Chamber of Commerce
Member: North Carolina Mountains To Sea Trail
Member: DP Review
Member: Nurse Care Coordination Books
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Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce Member

Visiting Western North Carolina? Purchase Meta’s Framed North Carolina Nature Photography Prints on Main Street in Downtown Blowing Rock, NC at Rustic.

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Nature Photographs were shot by North Carolina Nature Photographer Meta Gätschenberger of Photos by Meta, with Sony Lenses and Minolta Lenses.

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