T. Wagner Studios is a space for stories.

A selfie of Tawnya on her travels. She is standing in front of a rocky sea cliff..

Welcome, I’m Tawyna.

Photographer, Traveler, Storyteller.

As a documentary photographer, I don’t have a niche.  There is not one specific type of photography that appeals to me, as life is full of people, places, and experiences worth capturing. I am a storyteller at heart, and am always looking to share them, be they mine, or those of others.  Because all of our stories matter.

Stories from, and inspired by, the road

Gypsy Kitchen – Washington DC

Gypsy Kitchen – Washington DC

While the majority of adventure finds me in less populated, rural areas for hiking and such, my home here in the Cumberland Valley puts me within an hour or two drive of some major mid-Atlantic cities, where we attend a dozen or...

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Vore Buffalo Jump – Sundance, Wyoming

Vore Buffalo Jump – Sundance, Wyoming

Located off I-90, just across the Wyoming border from South Dakota, you will find the Vore Buffalo Jump which archeologists claim is “the most well preserved bone bed in the northern hemisphere”. We stumbled upon this little known site on the drive between...

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Deadwood, South Dakota

Deadwood, South Dakota

Nestled in western South Dakota, the town of Deadwood sits at the northern part of the beautiful Black Hills National Forest, just about an hour drive from Rapid City. Our day began in Badlands National Park, and would end at Devils Tower, Wyoming, so this was the...

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My Favorites

Favorite trails: – Surprise and Amphitheater Lakes Trail, Grand Teton National Park / Buck Ridge Trail, PA. 

Favorite National Parks: – Grand Teton National Park / Joshua Tree National Park.

Favorite Beach: – Ocracoke Island, Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

Favorite Hike: – Tunnel Springs Loop, New Mexico June 2021 – this one will probably always top my list no matter where I end up hiking in the future.

Sea cliffs in the morning mist.