Triple Threat

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    Had some time off from work on Friday and decided to hit the gorge for a little waterfall fun and made the hike out to Triple Falls. It’s not a real difficult hike, but the embedded rocks in the trail seem to wear on my knees and ankles more then any other hike. I had not visited this falls in a few years, but wanted to come away with some different images, so I made my way down below to the base of the falls. I will say, standing in swiftly moving current with bellowing clouds of overspray/mist and being surrounded by the deep thundering sounds of powerful waterfall, is one of my absolute favorite things to do and always puts a huge smile on my face! The atmosphere was great, but fast moving clouds, sun breaks and the heavy mist made for a lot of lens wiping and patients, which I have very little, but loved every second of it!

    Happy Waterfall Wednesday!

    **Please view large as the compressed version looks to dark**

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    1. LUCAS TATAGIBA 48 months ago | reply

      B e A u T i F u L

    2. shane holsclaw 48 months ago | reply

      superb capture!

    3. i_am_durin 48 months ago | reply

      Two very good compositions.

    4. andrewfuller62 48 months ago | reply

      Great work Lance - very sweet indeed. Cheers, Andrew.

    5. KazW76 48 months ago | reply

      Wow. I love the dreaminess (is that a word?!) of the water. Like dry ice. I want to be this good

    6. Kezmo2010 48 months ago | reply

      Fantastic photo, it's perfect.

    7. little m:) 48 months ago | reply

      That mist is delicious! Thought I already commented this pretty, :) hi lance:)

    8. Crooked Hill [deleted] 48 months ago | reply

      Great work. Love that misty look you caught here.

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    9. 10iggie 48 months ago | reply

      Very beautiful place and great work done with it .

    10. ©Helminadia Ranford 48 months ago | reply

      Breathtaking view !

    11. Jamey Pyles 48 months ago | reply

      Very nice... very "Lance Rudge" feel too... Still dont know how you do that to the water!

    12. Don Jensen 48 months ago | reply

      very dramatic feel here. getting to the bottom of this one is sitll on my todo lists.

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    14. Nate Montgomery 48 months ago | reply

      Wonderful. The exposure here is superb. The water is smooth enough to be silky but short enough to convey an appropriate movement to the scene. I never tire of shots from the Gorge. I have to get back there at some point.

    15. Dillon Gallagher 48 months ago | reply

      Nice angle man. Haven't been there in a few myself, but I don't rember any easy way down to the base.

    16. Figaro :-) [deleted] 47 months ago | reply

      dang!...this is just so wonderful. Very beautiful.

    17. Wrinzo 47 months ago | reply

      I'd prefear the vertical one but both of the picturest are amazing.

    18. hughjosh78 47 months ago | reply

      This is just amazing shot!

    19. Immortal Thrill-Seeker 47 months ago | reply

      Very cool! I've been at the base of Triple Falls myself. The waterflow wasn't quite as much as you had on this day, but it's a great view. Not a bad hike either. A bit wet though : )

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