Photographer's Note

This is the Elbow River near Forgetmenot Pond. The pond is quite beautiful, but a little tame. Not so the nearby Elbow River. I could hear it from the pond's shores, so I found a short (50 feet) unofficial path down to the gravel flats along the river. It was one of the wildest and most overpowering experiences I've had in a long time. No sign of civilization, even though it was a 10-minute walk away. Nobody else around. The loud, rushing river, and the sun struggling to break through the haze caused by nearby forest fires. Early morning tranquility and beauty. I loved it.

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Additional Photos by Clark Monson (cdmonson) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 383 W: 51 N: 1011] (5260)
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