Thursday, July 8, 2010

Go Swimming!

Upper Corlieu Falls, summer, Sierra National Forest, California  2010

Upper Corlieu Falls, summer,
Sierra National Forest, California 2010


2.5 sec at f/22, focal length: 19mm, ISO 50, Aperture Priority, +2/3EV,
- 1 July 2010 6:04 pm PDT. Photographed with Canon EOS 5D Mark II, EF 17-40mm f/4L, tripod mounted.



Some friends of mine and I went for a short hike last week along the Lewis Creek trail to one of my favorite spots, Corlieu Falls. I've never seen the falls this full. The raw energy that was pouring over was inspiring. I had to get in. It was COLD, like knock the breath out of you cold, but worth every grasp for air. To experience the power of the water thundering down first hand was just what I needed to liven the soul!

Have a great weekend everyone. Go find a river and take a dip!

3 comments:

  1. Beautiful shot John. Some angles are worth the effort.

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  2. JohnOConnorPhotoJuly 12, 2010 at 3:41 PM

    Thanks Jeff! I should clear things up though. This angle didn't actually require the swim, it was pretty easy to get to. The swim was just because I love getting in cold, "wild" water! It's a great way to connect with your subject too!

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