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Friday, December 17, 2010
Part One: Canyon Falls; Late Autumn, Before the Snow
We've had snow here for a few weeks now,
but I still haven't finished
showing you late autumn photos
I have taken.
I'm almost done, so you can expect some
winter wonderland photos sometime soon...
if I can get out there and get some!
In October, our newly-formed local photography club
went out on a field trip to one of my favorite places to get photos.
I have featured Canyon Falls on my blog before.
Today, here is Part ONE of the pictures I took out there that day.
Although the leaves were all off the trees, we had a really nice warm and sunny day to go there.
As you make your way down the river, the closer and closer you come
to the falls, the more of a canyon the river has cut into the hills.
I love these rock walls:
And the falls were throwing up a terrific mist
that the sunbeams captured:
Like roaring root beer!:
(Oh great, now I have made myself hungry!)
A shot of the beautiful falls with a slower shutter speed:
At the end of the falls, there is a little fence.
Which must mean to stop there.
But you know ME....
I had to keep climbing the rocks to get farther downstream!
I am SO glad I did...because some of the best pictures
were beyond the usual hiking path to the falls.
The rocky cliffs here on the river look more like Colorado
Suddenly, I have the urge to to
I think I want to live.
I have lots more photos to share with you
on my next blogpost...
But here is one last shot.
We saw this CAVE on the hike to
I was afraid to imagine what might live in there!:
I wasn't about to go IN THERE
to wake anything up that was beginning its winter slumber...
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