Friday, October 17, 2008

Off to the Blue Ridge! (Alex Mody)

Hey everybody,

I've come from West Virginia down to Boone, North Carolina, where I am now. I had planned to shoot for a day or so around Breaks Interstate Park, which is interestingly in Virginia and Kentucky, but the weather conditions and foliage were not ideal. So, I made my way south towards the Linville Gorge, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, and I photographed Linville Falls this afternoon. I'll have a photo from Linville ready in my next blog entry.

Here's a photograph I made yesterday on Lost Land Run in western Maryland. This is a small section of a much larger set of cascades. I was able to compose this scene by getting super close with my 12-24mm zoom lens.



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15 comments:

cicindela said...

Breaks is a great place to shoot - I was out there this July doing a biological inventory.
Some of the trails are awful to navigate though (on the KY side mainly) - slick rocks and the possibility of a nasty fall AND you have a camera to worry about!

Alex Mody said...

Hey,

Thanks for dropping by and leaving a comment. I still hope to get up to Breaks this week, if conditions allow. I've been told that the color is still at least a week away from peak. Thanks for the advice, though. I'll be careful out there.

cicindela said...

Here is a list of the trails and their level of difficulty:
http://www.breakspark.com/index.php?n=46&id=97&sid=97

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