Joye Ardyn Durham Art Collections
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Artwork by Joye Ardyn Durham
Each image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Blue Ridges by Joye Ardyn Durham
Craggy Steps by Joye Ardyn Durham
Mother's Shelter by Joye Ardyn Durham
Craggy Snow by Joye Ardyn Durham
Raleigh Skyline by Joye Ardyn Durham
Magic Forest by Joye Ardyn Durham
Blue Morning by Joye Ardyn Durham
Trees in the Mist by Joye Ardyn Durham
Trick or Treat by Joye Ardyn Durham
Seven Sisters from Lake Tomahawk by Joye Ardyn Durham
Blue Ridge Sunset Pano by Joye Ardyn Durham
Bella by Joye Ardyn Durham
Wrinkles by Joye Ardyn Durham
Roaring Fork Falls by Joye Ardyn Durham
Another Favorite Tree by Joye Ardyn Durham
Fall Ridges by Joye Ardyn Durham
Purple Mountains by Joye Ardyn Durham
Three Beaks by Joye Ardyn Durham
41 by Joye Ardyn Durham
Reaching for the Light by Joye Ardyn Durham
Sit A Spell by Joye Ardyn Durham
After The Rain by Joye Ardyn Durham
Sunset Tree by Joye Ardyn Durham
Dancing Aspens by Joye Ardyn Durham
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Joye is an award winning photographer who has been involved in photography for over 50 years and owned her own gallery called the Gingko Tree Gallery in Black Mountain, North Carolina for 23 years. Her images have been published worldwide through several stock agencies as well as local photography needs. She photographs nature, landscapes, art as well as portraits, dogs, and family events.
She has been published in WNC Magazine, Our State Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Black Mountain News and other publications in North Carolina, Kentucky and Florida. She has done work for Paramount Pictures, including the movie "28 Days" and the television show "Ed", along with both Kentucky and North Carolina State Park systems. Joye also worked as photo editor for the magazine The Laurel of Asheville located in Asheville, NC.
"Photography is my passion. It is that thing. You know, that thing you do that takes you away from every other thing. When I am out shooting, whether it be a sunrise, a newborn baby, or a family gathering, I lose all sense of past and future. I am there in the moment. Completely present.
When you are a photographer, you are also a weather person.
You watch the weather conditions as if they were an old friend coming to visit. You have to prepare and get ready. You make sure your equipment is ready. You get up at 3:30-4:00 in the morning. You travel, sometimes 3-4 hours to that special destination. All the while, getting excited about what you will see. And then it happens, the sun comes up, shining the light on the earth and waking up the day. There it is, the Light. The Light that carries with it new opportunities to create. Without the Light there would be no creation. And creating is what fills my spirit. Creating images is my gift to share and I am grateful beyond words."