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oct.-dec, 2005

Dec. 26, 2005
The morning after Christmas, there wasn't a sunrise to speak of at Hedges pour-off, but there were some nice colors over the canyon to the south …

Dec. 22, 2005
The sky was just starting to grow lighter, and the woods around us were still dark as night …

Dec. 21, 2005
A gray winter day, no sunrise, heavy overcast, hazy foggy vistas, dead light …

Dec. 15, 2005
These are ghost ponds …

Dec. 14, 2005
But by and by the sun started swimming in and out of view amongst those clouds …

Dec. 12, 2005
The morning was cold, clear, and pristine, pure in the way that only a winter morning can be, and only then in the hopeful light before dawn …

Dec. 10, 2005
Winter is the best season for red landscapes, next to fall of course, since the hillsides are a neutral color …

Dec. 8, 2005
7:30 a.m. found us walking through snowy woods on the old dirt road down to Smith Creek, on our way to cavort amongst the boulders …

Dec. 4, 2005
The weather forecast was right, mainly. The skies were clear except for the cloud bank sitting on the hills to the east …

Nov. 20, 2005
The lady was not quite ready to don her gray winter coat just yet after all …

Nov. 6, 2005
Nature rises up and shouts before winter takes her …

Oct. 30, 2005
After about half an hour or so of shooting from under an umbrella, I just about decided that this was looking like one of those all-day rains …

Oct. 29, 2005
Our mother earth is a beautiful woman who manages to find all different kinds of grand or simple ways to dress herself up …

Oct. 22, 2005
And although we were able to get some time in, we were about a half hour late everywhere we went …

Oct. 16, 2005
It was still a half hour before sunrise when I came out onto the bluff at Hedges pour-off after a short walk down from the road, but already the view to the east was spectacular …

Oct. 15, 2005
There was only time and distance between me and the edge of a bluff overlooking the heart of the Buffalo …