An idyllic scene in the Columbia River Gorge as mist rises over a beautiful waterfall just after the start of this new day. One...

Morning Joy

Columbia River Gorge, Oregon.

An idyllic scene in the Columbia River Gorge as mist rises over a beautiful waterfall just after the start of this new day. One of the places I've seen time and time again in photographs is Punchbowl Falls in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon. Because it has become something of an icon I almost didn't visit it, especially as the weather was not the overcast and rain that was forecast but sunny skies which generally aren't good for photographing waterfalls. For some reason I decided to at least go and have a look. The scene turned out to be even more beautiful than I expected with mist rising over the falls illuminated by the sun. Thanks to my friend +Koveh Tavakkol's suggestion I brought my wading boots with me and was able to get this and several other photos of the falls.
Photo © copyright by Erik Stensland.


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