After a couple of days of rain I decide to make a visit to a photo location where I had never really had much success creating images. I figured that with the extra water flow and the autumn colours, my chances would be good for bringing home 1 or 2 keeper photos.
After being confined to my desk working on a large graphic design project for a client, I decided I needed a little break from my work to go out to a local forest, relax and practise some photography techniques. It’s amazing what a little time in the fresh air can do for your creativity.
How did I get this shot? Ventured to the non-trail side of Little East River. Fell then slid down the slippery rock face on my backside managing to keep from falling into the deepest part of the rapids but ending up covered in mud and moss. Hopped from wet rock to wet rock so I could get to the center of the rapids. Stood ankle deep in fast moving water (in waterproof hiking boots that don’t keep your feet dry […]
I’m back after a short absence from the chanel. The leaves are starting to change colours and we had a great rainstorm overnight so I decided it would be a good time to get back out there, visit a local waterfall and bring you along.
I planned to go on a landscape photography walk that day but woke to a torrential downpour. As the rain eased up I decided that a short walk around the campground to see the pretty flowers was all I was going to get in.
Because it has such a short watershed Buttermilk Creek tends to run dry for most of the year. With the rain over the past couple of days I decided to gamble and venture out to see what it can really look like. To my good fortune Mother Nature provided me an amazing array of deep rich colours to enjoy. From the green of the moss to the orange, yellow and red of the leaves. Accompanied by the sound of roaring […]