This is the upper section of Conestoga Falls on the Ganoga Glen trail in Ricketts Glen State Park. The snow on the mountain is melting and the late winter runoff has begun.
Ricketts Glen is located at the junction of RT-118 and RT 487 in north eastern, Pennsylvania, USA. The nearest town is Red Rock, PA, about half way between Williamsport and Wilkes Barre.
This photo was taken in the afternoon of March 2nd, 2011 on a winter hike with Kevin Hart.
The image was captured with a Canon EOS 10D DSLR camera, through a Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L lens at the 20mm focal length. The shutter speed was 1/8th sec at f/11, ISO 400. A light Bilora Super-Biloret tripod was used with a Bogen head.
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I was born in the wild hills of West Virginia, raised in western Maryland and currently live in north central Pennsylvania, USA. My higher education includes Theological Studies, Electronics Engineering, Audio Engineering and Visual Arts. I taught a Media course at Pennsylvania College of Technology (Penn State Affiliate). Photography has been an integral part of my life since the mid 1960's.
Capturing the beauty and complexity of nature is my main interest, from macro close-ups to wide vistas views ...and everything in between. Natural waterfalls are the most frequent photographic subjects found at the business end of my lens. Historic Covered Bridges and farmland scenes are also very close to my heart, but any visually interesting...
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