Gage Falls

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Checked out Gage Falls again for fall colors. It was still pretty green but there were plenty of fallen colorful leaves to add to the interest in the shots I took. This image was taken close to 10am on a sunny day. The light was just starting to hit the falls so it was time to stop. As it turned out, I should have taken this composition early on but it was the last one I took for the day. Even though there are a few bright spots, I still think it turned out OK.

Even though Kevin Adams rates this a "6" in hike difficulty, it is a challenging hike. First, the "trail" is almost invisible and hard to follow. There are a couple of large fallen trees, which require you to crawl under them but it's not too bad. Second, you have to bushwhack from the trail down a fairly steep slope to the stream. Third, you have to walk in the stream for a ways maneuvering around about 3-4 cascades. One is quite tall so we bushwhacked around it. But if you're careful and take your time, it pretty doable.

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Mike Koenig

Mike Koenig 2020-10-06T14:29:28+00:00

Those early fallen leaves look really nice against the green moss Reid question

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Model NIKON D850

Lens 17.0-35.0 mm f/2.8

Focal Length 20mm

Shutter Speed 2.5

Aperture F16

ISO 250

Taken At Sat, Oct 3, 2020 9:31 AM

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