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jan.-mar., 2005

Mar. 7, 2005
Late winter, warm, sunny day. Your choices are either to leave the camera gear at home or shoot early or shoot late …

Mar. 6, 2005
It took almost two months, but we finally had the sunny weekend morning that I had been looking for, and Junie and I were on the creek bright and early …

Feb. 26, 2005
There was even a crack of sunlight for about half an hour after sunrise, and I was able to do a little shooting at Hedges pour-off …

Feb. 12, 2005
Still, the yellow glow along the southern horizon and the stiff southerly wind were good signs that there were some interesting times ahead …

Feb. 5, 2005
As we were chugging up Cave Mountain Road we met the one and only Tim Ernst heading down the mountain in a hurry, which when you think about it strongly suggested that I was going in the wrong direction …

Jan. 29, 2005
It was like being in a huge room with a low ceiling, and with a floor glowing with white light. The fog would sometimes rise a little and sometimes come lower …

Jan. 23, 2005
We had to come up with a plan B; so we skipped up the creek to see what we might find, and along the way were serenaded by a large flock of crows …

Jan. 22, 2005
As I was hurrying up the trail on the east side of White Rock Mountain, I was kicking myself for actually believing the weather forecast that had predicted overcast skies …

Jan. 17, 2005
But in short order the sun topped a hill and spilled sunlight all over our blue creek, and I thought that would be all I would be getting there …

Jan. 16, 2005
I looked back to see that creases were beginning to open up in the clouds, sending shafts of light down through the hazy air to the surrounding hills …

Jan. 15, 2005
We explored downstream about half a mile or so, and found a number of grand boulder piles and drops along the way as the steep-banked gorge swooped and twisted …