Its funny, how as humans we develop patterns of behavior, and become such predictable creatures. That being said, it was really no surprise, that I found myself at a favorite location, for the umpteenth time, photographing what I will always consider one of nature’s most perfect places on earth.

Taken January 2013 — Rocky Gorge, Swift River, White Mountain National Forest, Conway, New Hampshire, USA.

Equipment used:
Canon EOS Rebel T3 ~ Precision Tripod ~ Canon EF 18-55mm lens (@25mm) ~ UV Filter ~ Circular Polarizer

This is a five-frame bracketed HDR, tonemapped in Photomatix, and tweaked in Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3.

Featured in “Absolute Clarity” Group, January 17, 2013.
Featured in “Muted” Group, January 18, 2013.
Featured in “Pennsylvania Photographers on Vacation” Group, January 20, 2013.
Featured in “Country Roads and Country Views” Group, January 22, 2013.
Featured in “Nature’s Paintbrush” Group, January 23, 2013.


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Thank you so much for taking the time to stop and view my works. I take great pride in the images I produce, so I hope you find joy in what you find here. Again, thank you for stopping by! :)

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    Nice capture…love the blues Carrie

  • Thank you, Larry!

    – Carrie Blackwood

  • Robyn Carter
    Robyn Carterover 1 year ago

    Beautiful landscape

  • thanks, Robyn! :)

    – Carrie Blackwood

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • Thanks, Audrey!

    – Carrie Blackwood

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 1 year ago

    very well done!

  • Thank you, thank you, Manon! :)

    – Carrie Blackwood

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 1 year ago

    oups… I didn’t notice I put two. my mistake. good for you ;)

  • haha… maybe your fortuitous mistake is a sign i’m gonna have a lucky day… I’ll take it!! :)

    – Carrie Blackwood

  • Nicole W.
  • Thank you so much, Nicole!

    – Carrie Blackwood

  • Thomas Eggert
    Thomas Eggertover 1 year ago

    The snow / ice / and HDR make this look like another world Carrie !! Another beauty by you :-)

  • Thank you… loved the atmosphere that day. It was a joy to photograph.

    – Carrie Blackwood

  • Lori Deiter
    Lori Deiterover 1 year ago

    1/20/13 ~ Congrats!!! Your work has been featured in PA Photographers on Vacation ~ Keep up the great work!!!

  • Thank you, Lori!!

    – Carrie Blackwood

  • Ruth Lambert
    Ruth Lambertover 1 year ago

    BEAUTIFUL work!!

  • Thank you, Ruth!! :)

    – Carrie Blackwood

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    Commendable work Carrie…23 January 2013

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  • Thank you, Larry!!

    – Carrie Blackwood

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