Tuesday, July 29, 2008

flexible and yielding force

Nothing in the world is more flexible and yielding than water. Yet when it attacks the firm and the strong, none can withstand it, because they have no way to change it. So the flexible overcome the adamant, the yielding overcome the forceful. Everyone knows this, but no one can do it.
--Lao Tzu (600 BC-531 BC) Chinese Philosopher

This is the waterfall located just below the main Red Fork Falls. All told there are eight falls of varying heights. The main waterfall is listed at 60 feet high -- the one you see above is significantly smaller, but still I'd say it's the second tallest of the bunch. Click here for additional pictures, descriptions and directions.


  1. Very tranquill photograph Mark. I like it. When did you shoot this one ie;late in the evening, early am or during an overcast day. If I were to guess I would say the later.

    How do you like Lightroom. I heard it is pretty complex. I am seriously thinking about it...but if it is as complicated as photoshop, I'm a little hesitant.

    Let me know,


  2. This was actually at 10:30 in the morning on an overcast day -- the light was a little harsh, so I was only able to keep the shutter open 1/2 sec. at f/18.

    I really like Lightroom. Should have switched a long time ago. Everything is so well thought out and intuitive. It's great for organizing and 'developing' photos. The new Lightroom 2 came out yesterday - I had recently tried the beta version and now can't wait for it to arrive in my mailbox. Click here for more info about LR2: http://www.photoshopuser.com/lightroom2/



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