Ok, so I have to admit, I was running late this morning. I just wanted to stay in bed and sleep in. Even when I got out of bed, I kinda took my time getting into the car and leaving. I wanted to go to Great Falls park and try to get images there, but I didn’t make it there on time. On my way there, I passed this lake and I just had to stop. The foliage was so pretty and I thought, I always go to Great Falls, why not try something new.
Taken the day after this image of Great Falls. I went back the very next day because I was hoping for the same fog effect as the previous image. I went extra early and was pretty disappointed when there was no fog. I waited for about 10 minutes I got this amazing sky. Unfortunately it only last for about a minute and I didn’t get very many shots. Its so weird, sometimes the sky will be beautiful for what seems like 20 minutes. Other times you can blink and it will be gone.
I’m so lucky I got this shot. I woke up a little late and got to Great Falls National Park a lot later than I wanted to. While making my way to where I wanted to set up, I noticed the fog peaking through trees. I got so excited and ran as fast as I could to set up. I had to move quick because I knew the colors in the sky wouldn’t last very long either.
With all the tropical storms, hurricanes, and other freak weather we’ve been having in VA, Great Falls is really flooded. It’s pretty cool because now I get all new vantage points because there are rocks that I’d always default to, but now I can’t even see them because of the water levels.
Have I ever told you that Great Falls is one of my favorite spots to take pictures of in the Washington DC metro area. I’m pretty sure I have, because its my FAV!
I came here knowing I was going to take this shot. Recently, I’ve been climbing rocks and avoiding water puddles to try to get some closer up shots of the falls, but I had none that were from the look out areas. It’s funny because thats what most people think of when they think of Great Falls, the areas where you’re suppose to be, not climbing rocks and avoiding puddles. I must confess though, I did jump over the overview fence, despite the clear sign that says not to. I just wanted to get a better shot. Can you blame me?
If you made it this far… it’s my birthday! YAYAY! Go Virgos!!