Then all of a sudden, I saw an American flag vigorously waving in the stiff breeze to my left. I started to walk toward it and then realized it was perched on the very edge of a sheer rock cliff.
What are the chances? There are hundreds and hundreds of trails within 30 minutes of my house. It was Sunday morning after 8am, which in Utah, you barely see anyone. And I run into the same people riding their horses. Go figure.
Sometimes being in the wrong place works out fine. My hike today was an example of that.
While hiking this morning on the west side of Big Baldy, I looked out into the valley and saw a splash of light from the rising sun. It dawned on me, pun intended, that the light was funneling through the canyon almost like what a flashlight would do.
My hiking this season so far is on fire. For instance this morning, I encountered so many interesting things.
I found a small side road that went on the far side of the river bank. I parked and hiked on a short trail to get to the banks of the river. Along the short 100 yard hike, I passed a few interesting things.
It was a power packed morning of photographic awesomeness. I was able to photograph nature, waterfalls, birds, landscapes, and a wedding in progress.
As soon as I got out and shot some lazy pix from the bridge that crosses the river, I knew I had to do more. In fact, I went back and got a few more lenses and then started to really work the scene.
Ever since I have lived in Orem and have visited Provo Canyon, I have seen this bridge that I have wanted to photograph.
The morning after I returned to San Jose from trip to UT and AZ for spring break, I noticed that the roses in the backyard had exploded while I was gone. When I went out to look out them in the light rain, I realized I had a great photo shoot in the making. I … Continue reading MORNING ROSES