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Waterfall Wednesday #6

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Looks like ice formations, don’t you think?
Yet it was water coming over Stone Bridge Falls in Bull Creek on June 5th.
A shutter speed of 1/3200 effected the transformation.

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July 14, 2021 at 4:37 AM

Monday mountains 3

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On the many Mondays in January you’re seeing mountains.

I rarely use a polarizer, but I did to convey the drama of clouds over the Rocky Mountains viewed from Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado on June 8, 2017.

P.S. As Tom noted in a comment below, this sub-range of the Rocky Mountains is known as the Sangre de Cristo.

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January 15, 2018 at 4:55 AM

Clouds hanging low

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Look how the clouds hung low over the mountains at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area outside Las Vegas on October 25, 2016.

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February 8, 2017 at 5:11 AM

Sun emerging below sunset clouds

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Taken with a telephoto lens from the southeast corner of Floral Park Drive and Misting Falls Trail on March 3.

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March 21, 2016 at 5:19 AM

Waterfall abstraction

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In contrast to yesterday’s colorful wildflowers in a cemetery, here’s a mostly monochrome view from April 20th, when I spent some time by a little waterfall that’s part of the prairie reconstruction along Tom Miller St.

For the photographic cognoscenti among you, I’ll add that I used a shutter speed of 1/25 of a second. For the artistically minded, I’ll add that the somewhat blue cast in this abstract photograph is due to the shade that still covered the falls at the time in the morning when I visited.

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May 28, 2015 at 5:30 AM

Monochrome marsh fleabane colony

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I found this expansively monochrome colony of marsh fleabane, Pluchea odorata, gone to seed and drying out in the also drying bed of Devine Lake in Leander on November 26th.

Goodbye, 2014. We won’t see you again.

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December 31, 2014 at 5:00 AM

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