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July 7

July 7

It is 9pm... and the light has been magnificent, but I'm hiding out
in my tent. The mosquitos are so vicious that I finally couldn't take
it any more and decided to dive for cover. I should mention that the bugnet
on my tent is a bit defunct, as on a previous trip, it suffered some damage
after I tried to light it afire... (a long story) and the front
zipper, well, I melted it clean off. After I dove for cover, I had to kill
the 786 little buggers who had snuck in thru my damaged screen door.

It was a beautiful day today and the scenery was incredible. At one
point I remember getting a little body rush when confronted with three
different species of wildflower at the same time... just amazing out here.
I came here last year and camped up on the ridge above the lake. This
time we slogged through a bit of remaining snow and found campsites right
on the lakeshore. At this altitude, the trees live a difficult life, and as a
result they are twisted and stunted in size... my very own faerie land

Life is Grand.

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
1/50s f/18.0 at 10.0mm iso200 full exif

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Marc Demoulin19-Jul-2007 19:52
Magnificent light on a great landscape Terri. V.
Yiannis Pavlis19-Jul-2007 14:32
Very dramatic and high-impact image, yet pleasant look at or hang on the wall. The coloring works very well and the detail is great. excellent scene.V
jim crossin17-Jul-2007 10:57
Wonderful scene!!
maximzar13-Jul-2007 14:30
outstanding nature! well taken. ~V~
Didier Vanderperre13-Jul-2007 02:18
I feel privileged to enjoy the scenery without mosquitoes.
Great tonal range, beautiful landscape !
Char12-Jul-2007 12:51
Hi Terri,
What an amazing scene!! Wonderful colors and perfect lighting. \/
Carol Breton11-Jul-2007 00:48
Fantastic shot, Terry. Wonderful depth to the scene, great colors, contrasts, looks like a great place. Vote.
Bryan Murahashi10-Jul-2007 14:47
Beautiful place to camp out and to enjoy the scenery. Great photo and GMV.
Glendower10-Jul-2007 12:34
Beautiful light and shadow.
Vince10-Jul-2007 11:16
A breathtaking scene Terri. You have captured it so well. Vote.
Enny10-Jul-2007 09:19
a stunning image, light, mood, mosquitos, haha, sorry.enjoy.
David Barrett10-Jul-2007 06:48
Sound like life is good,Terri,unless you are born a mosquito and get in your tent!!
Great image,love the light! V
Debbie Blackburn Beierle10-Jul-2007 06:29
Beautiful!!!!! vote
Eric Carrère10-Jul-2007 06:00
Stunning landscape Terri :o)
Dan Ng10-Jul-2007 05:54
Gorgeous coloful scene and well captured. Nice without the bugs, though. V.
clark langley10-Jul-2007 05:25
beautiful work Terri.
Barbara Heide10-Jul-2007 05:07
awesome scenery, looks so peaceful...except the bugs! v
shatterbug10-Jul-2007 04:34
Spectacular landscape! Love the deep blue sky and beautiful light!
Mindy McNaugher10-Jul-2007 03:34
Breathtaking landscape!!! Agree with Cindi! Vote!
Cindi Smith10-Jul-2007 03:26
Okay, I have to visit up there! That is a necessity! Unbelievable image, Terri...I feel like I am there! Superb work in every sense of the word! Huge vote!
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