Rock Bridge Falls
Awards / Publications:
- Published in Teldon's America's Midwest wall calendar
- Published Summer 2011 edition of Nature Photographer Magazine Digital Edition as part of an article I wrote on Hocking Hills Photography.
That was the story for this shot – and the whole day in fact.
We heard the first drop hit the camper the night before and it didn’t slow down till nearly lunch the next day. In fact, we had lunch and it was still drizzling. We figured it was about to quit, and with the amount of rainfall that was just delivered, Rock Bridge was bound to have a pretty cool waterfall going on. So, we drove over and started hiking.
And it started raining – hard.
It’s only about a mile, but man, what a wet, muddy mile. Fortunately, it slowed up enough by the time we arrived at the falls to shoot.
The rock sticking across the frame you see on the left is the actual “Rock Bridge” and the trail leads you to the top of it.
Now, my plan was simply to shoot the top of the falls looking across, but as I shot, I dropped a lens hood ALL the way down. I could see it from the top, so I decided I’d go around and down to see if I could retrieve the silly thing (they’re crazy expensive).
As I worked my way around I came across the scene you see here! WAY better than the view from the top. Normally, this falls is little more than a dribble, but the intense rain really brought it to life. I had to wait between shots as my 9 year old son Grant played around the falling water.
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