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Photograph of Mount Rainier and the Nisqually River on a sunny day.


"Rainier and Nisqually"

Mt Rainier National Park, Washington

I love working up close with rocks and boulders. When I spotted this river, named Nisqually, coming down the south side of Rainier during my research for this trip, I knew I wanted to spend some time there. The great thing about working close to the foreground elements is the possible compositions are endless. When I'm working the wide-angle lens, I can move my camera position just a few inches up, down, or over, and it completely changes the "flow" of the image. I love to spend a lot of time in areas like this, just experimenting and trying to outdo my previous composition.

The weather was great for this kind of shot. Cumulus clouds were spaced out and the wind pushed them along quickly. This created ever-changing shadows through the frame. Once I had framed this shot how I liked it, I took several exposures over the next few minutes as the shadows moved across the view in front of me. I wanted the foreground and all of Rainier in light, and an area of shadow separating them to increase the feeling of depth. It didn't take long to get what I was looking for.

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Glorious Light book by Tim Herschbach


"GLORIOUS LIGHT"

Over 60 of my most treasured photographs are packed into this high-quality fine art collection! 95 pages of handpicked titles that feature what I refer to as "light-centric" compositions. These are the photographs that are composed around interesting light that I find on my expeditions.
Over 60 of my most treasured photographs are packed into this high-quality fine art collection! 95 pages of handpicked titles that feature what I refer to as "light-centric" compositions. These are the photographs that are composed around interesting light that I find on my expeditions.

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