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Lullaby and Goodnight by Tula Top

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Unnamed Falls · Ruckel Creek · Columbia River Gorge · Bonneville · Oregon · USA

  • Canon 5DII · 16-35mm f/2.8L II · CPL · 3-stop ND
  • 27mm · f/11 · 15s – 30s · ISO 50
  • Two exposures layered in CS5
    (Best viewed large)

A hundred yards or so downstream from Mossy Grotto Falls, Ruckel Creek’s waters spill over fissured and pockmarked rocks like fine wine from chalice, dulcifying the senses with lilting melody.


landscape, waterfall, falls, mossy, grotto, lower, ruckel, creek, moss, stream, green, columbia river gorge, oregon, tula

Physician and passionate nature photographer based out of Portland, Oregon, USA.

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  • Tula Top
    Tula Topabout 2 years ago

  • AkaleiKilikina
    AkaleiKilikinaabout 2 years ago


  • Thanks, Ashley! :)

    – Tula Top

  • David Murphy
    David Murphyabout 2 years ago

    yes mate……a perfect comp, and the usual wonderful light!

  • Thanks, my friend! Charming little scene and did a few different slants…direct light was a challenge at times but we’ll see what comes through the computer. Hope you’re well. :)

    – Tula Top

  • ManRayFan
    ManRayFanabout 2 years ago

    Great one Tula! I really like how the lines of the falls mimic the lines in the above foliage!

  • Thanks, Ed! Classic case of Nature knows artistry best, just don’t muss it up when you try to capture it, lol.

    – Tula Top

  • labaker
    labakerabout 2 years ago

    your work blows my mind! lol…….

  • Wow, man, that compliment just blew my mind! Huge thanks! :)

    – Tula Top

  • Dean Bailey
    Dean Baileyabout 2 years ago

    very nice gentle image

  • Much appreciated, Dean. :)

    – Tula Top

  • Ben Loveday
    Ben Lovedayabout 2 years ago


  • Thanks, Ben!

    – Tula Top

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonabout 2 years ago

    As always Tula, Fantastic light and colour, a really gorgeous image :o)x

  • Thanks so much, JJ. It’s always a gift to find nice little scenes like this where you can spend a whole afternoon composing or just lounging and relaxing.

    – Tula Top

  • tinnieopener
    tinnieopenerabout 2 years ago

    Lovely flows Tula…..fave Mate:o)

  • Awesome of you, Mark, thanks!

    – Tula Top

  • Bette Devine
    Bette Devineabout 2 years ago

    As poetic as your language, Tula!

  • Deepest thanks, Bette! (Even if you don’t always read ’em…) ;)

    – Tula Top

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