Jeffrey Stoner is known for making images that capture the essence of the places and animals he photographs.
Jeffrey had a lifelong passion for photography but only began selling his images in 2004 after a gallery in Pennsylvania asked to show his work. He expanded his gallery presence in Pennsylvania and then in 2007 he and his wife made the decision to move to northeastern Tennessee near the borders of North Carolina and Virginia.
The move gave him the opportunity to make images in the region’s mile-high mountains and fertile valleys as well as South Carolina’s lowcountry. Jeffrey is especially known for his Goats of Roan and steam locomotive images. His work has been featured in international, national, and regional publications.
His latest book, Taproots of Tennessee; Historic Sites and Timeless Recipes, is being released in late 2019 and published by the University of Tennessee Press. Taproots, written by Lynne Drysdale Patterson, features the history of Tennessee’s State Historic sites as well as recipes related to those sites. Jeffrey’s black-and-white images illustrate the book.
Stoner’s previous books include illustrating a book of poetry by K.S. Hardy titled Natural History (2016), and in 2013 Shanti Arts also published Current, Essays on the Passing of Time in the Woods with fifty-five of Stoner’s images illustrating the short stories of Robert McGowan.
Jeffrey is represented by galleries in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Jeffrey speaks to groups throughout the southeast on topics including The Fine Art of Photography, Infrared the Invisible Light and The Camera, Technology and Art.