Love Creek

Jack Davis jdavisf8 at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 4 18:38:02 EDT 2010


Interesting area with a lot of texture very well caught. Cool and inviting considering today's 100F in the Sacramento Valley.

Jack

--- On Sun, 7/4/10, Larry Colen <lrc at red4est.com> wrote:

> From: Larry Colen <lrc at red4est.com>
> Subject: Love Creek
> To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at pdml.net>
> Date: Sunday, July 4, 2010, 12:53 PM
> A couple of days ago, I went for a
> bike ride up Love Creek, a couple of miles from my
> house.  Back in January of 1982, it was the scene of a
> fatal mudslide:
> http://mindwrecker.blogspot.com/2009/02/ben-lomond-ca-love-creek-mudslide.html
> 
> I hadn't been up there in ages, and one of the things I
> found was a little monument to a couple of young boys that
> perished in the slide:
> http://www.examiner.com/x-46441-Santa-Cruz-Mountains-Examiner~y2010m4d28-If-the-mountains-could-speak-Love-Creek-tragedy-leaves-legacy-of-love
> 
> I got a few decent photos of the creek and the monument,
> and a couple of blurry shots of some deer that I came across
> on my ride home:
> http://www.flickriver.com/photos/ellarsee/sets/72157624419996154/
> comments on them are welcome, but this post is more about
> the interesting story than the photos. I think that this is
> probably my best photo of the set, even if it doesn't show
> all of the context:
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/4760540179/
> 
> When I was processing my photos, I was surprised to see how
> sharp this shot at 1/2 second turned out, considering that I
> had neither tripod nor monopod. 
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/4760536751/
> It's truly amazing what image stabilization can do. 
> Here's a 100% crop of a section of the creek bed:
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/4760537023/
> 
> Shot with the 18-250 at 18mm, wide open at ISO 200 on the
> K-x.
> 
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