Jerry D Greer (b. 1964 Marion, VA) is an Appalachian photographer and book publisher based in Johnson City, Tennessee. His work has appeared in View Camera, Outdoor Photographer, Backpacker, WNC Magazine, Blue Ridge Country, and AT Journeys to name a few. Some of his clients include The Southern Environmental Law Center, The Conservation Fund, Pew Charitable Trusts, The Lyndhurst Foundation, University of South Carolina Press, Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), Royal Robbins, and LL Bean, among others. Jerry is the author and photographer/co-photographer of ten books: Appalachia – The Southern Highlands 1999, Blue Ridge – America’s First Frontier 2004, Blue Ridge Parkway – Wonder and Light 2005, Virginia – Wonder and Light 2005, North Carolina – Wonder and Light 2006, Great Smoky Mountains – Wonder and Light 2006, The Ultimate Guide to Digital Nature Photography 2009, The Blue Ridge – Ancient and Majestic 2009, Blue Ridge Parkway – Extraordinary Journey 2012, and Forest for the Trees 2020. He is also the owner of Platanus Editions, an imprint of Mountain Trail Press & Offset Lithography Solutions.