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Near Pamelia Lake

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I discovered this stream when backpacking at Pamelia Lake in Oregon's Mount Jefferson Wilderness area. I had brought my Gorillapod rather than my customary (and much heavier) Manfrotto tripod, so it was a struggle for me to achieve a good vantage point because I was limited to 10 inches off the ground! Eventually I settled for this spot, set my exposure time for ten seconds, and hoped for the best.

When I got home, I was very pleasantly surprised at how well this turned out. The little Gorillapod managed to hold my camera steady so that the focus was completely crisp! But next time I will lug my regular tripod so that I will have more flexibility.

(Technical details: Nikon D70, Gorillapod SLR tripod, Nikon 12-24 mm lens, Hoya Circular Polarizer, f/22, 10 seconds.)

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alvringer's avatar
This is so beautiful, the water looks so soft and gorgeous! Lovely earthy colours in the background too :)
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You're welcome! :D
Meema's avatar
Nicely done. I think the richness of the earthtones in the background really add to it.
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I agree about the earth tones. Thank you!
DarkAssassin069's avatar
Incredible! smooth as silk I love it.
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Thank you! I was lucky to get this shot... somehow my tiny tripod managed to hold the camera still for 10 seconds.
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tehuti's avatar
I love those dark woods in the background!
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born-in-prl's avatar
Gorillapod SLR or SLR-zoom? Photo looks great, but the camera is not such a light one. Greets
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I was using a normal Gorillapod because I could not find a Gorillapod SLR in time for that trip. It was quite precarious, to say the least.
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I like the smoothness of the water and the green colors =)
Very nice work! :aww:
Xerces's avatar
Beautiful intense colour and such a nice long exposure =D
CJangel's avatar
Wow :lol: I love it :love:
I meant to ask you, will it be ok if I use this, and edit it for mum for her b'day today? I'll give you credit for it. =3
amazing! i like it :D
PaulSwiatkowskiPhoto's avatar
Wonderful shot! I have never heard of a gorillapod until I read your description. Looks like I may have to eventually add this to my collection :)
gingado's avatar
Excellent work...:clap:
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An excellent one! Well done!
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