“No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer it has chosen…..” Minor White
Back in 2005, my husband & I celebrated our 20th anniversary with a 14 day self-support rubber ducky float down the Escalante River in Southern Utah. It’s a tiny tributary of the Colorado River, with enough water to run it only
So let’s talk about lava now. Actually, Lava Falls Rapid. Remember that scale of difficulty that rates rapids for rafters? Well this one’s a 9. 10 means it’s unnavigable without grave consequences. Remember Crystal? It was an 8. And remember how I described speaking of that rapid in quiet worried tones? Well, it’s not even allowed to
Today was all about running Crystal Rapid, one of the major five (or six or seven depending on who you talk to) rapids on the two hundred and twenty mile stretch of river we had wholly committed ourselves to.
It takes a while to slow down on vacation, doesn’t it? In fact it takes at least a few days to leave the wild rumpus behind. It happened for me on the fourth day, our first layover day.
A layover day is the highly prized, well earned day off after
I didn’t start doing river trips till my mid-twenties. I was hooked immediately. But just because I decided I wanted to run rivers didn’t mean I could without spending an awful lot of money on commercial trips or
Have you forgotten how to play? There are many books and articles out there about learning how to “see” in photography. And there are many books and articles on “being in the flow” for artists, athletes and businesspersons alike. They
When my son was about four, he came into the kitchen to complain about being bored. I did what most mothers do, I sent him out to play. With his sad face on he moaned, “Play, play, play, all I get to do is play.” This story still
When I attended my very first Photo Group meeting, my burning, soul-searching question to them was…