Day Fourteen

NVM00007-Edit

Out of  the forest and back to the river, time to go home.

Advertisements

A Crack in the Reality of Things

NVM_0039-Edit

Occasionally, something unusual comes from my time in nature.  And later, it translates into something unusual in post production.  And I’m just the kind of person who will follow it to it’s conclusion.

Water in Motion

NVM_0036-Edit-Edit

I love photographing water in motion along with the sound of the water as it flows by.  The St. Louis River is flowing unusually strong for this time of year due to heavy rain in northern Minnesota.  This is providing a wonderful spectacle in Jay Cooke State Park where it flows over an incredible array of rock ledges and falls on it’s way to Lake Superior.

Lack of Preparation

In my last post I spoke of being prepared and using technology to achieve a goal.  Well, if you use your tech correctly, you probably have a better chance of succeeding.  I made the mistake of not taking in to account the height of the trees up river from where I was shooting from.  That meant I needed to be on site at least thirty or forty minutes earlier than I actually arrived.  Therefore, I did not get the shot I had planned for, but the evening was not a total loss, I did happen to be there to see the full moon rising over the river.  Sadly, I was not properly prepared for that shot, I did not have my tripod with me, I had left it in the car.  I did have my monopod though and did the best I could by bracing it against whatever I was near.  I will try again if weather permits, but at this time our forecast does not look favorable until early next week.

NVM_0062-Edit