Faces of the Falls

This is from my first visit to the Bells Canyon’s lower falls in October 2010…

…and five months later in March 2011….

…and in July 2011 at the height of the snow-melt…it was hard to photograph any closer because of the spray….

…in September 2011…

…and a couple months later in November 2011….

…and now in January 2012…the only time I’ve seen it frozen-over….  I could barely hear the water trickling beneath the ice….

It still thrills my heart to live in a place where there are significantly changing seasons…different times of the year when the natural world puts on another face and shares a side of herself that we would miss if we didn’t visit her often….

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16 responses

  1. Love seeing the differences!

    February 4, 2012 at 7:25 am

    • Thank you, Bonnie…it’s incredible face to face. 🙂

      February 4, 2012 at 7:26 am

  2. Great series, Scott!

    February 4, 2012 at 8:58 am

    • Thank you, Kerry. 🙂

      February 4, 2012 at 11:20 am

  3. I could almost be standing there!

    February 4, 2012 at 10:25 am

    • Thank you, Dreams and Zeros. 🙂

      February 4, 2012 at 11:18 am

  4. Great series of photos! Fascinating to see the scene through different conditions and seasons!

    February 4, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    • Thank you, Montucky…it is quite fascinating, isn’t it? 🙂

      February 5, 2012 at 7:17 am

  5. victoriaaphotography

    Thanks for sharing the ‘falls’ images through the seasons – it was so interesting to see how much they change. Each season has its beauty.

    February 5, 2012 at 3:13 am

    • You are very welcome, Victoria…I find them fasinating…and yes, each season with them has its particular beauty. 🙂

      February 5, 2012 at 7:16 am

  6. Something mystical is in waterfalls. Nice shots, Scott!

    February 5, 2012 at 7:43 am

    • I agree, Victor…thank you.

      February 5, 2012 at 11:04 am

  7. Scott, your photography is such a vision I can literally hear the falling water crashing down over the precipices.

    February 5, 2012 at 10:13 am

    • Thank you, Steven…I’m glad they can take you there. 🙂

      February 5, 2012 at 11:02 am

  8. What amazing falls, it must have been a great time to be there at the height of the snow-melt. I love the light and contrast in your third picture.

    February 8, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    • Thank you, Cait…those snow-melt falls were absolutely incredible…so loud and crazy…you could feel the water pounding the earth…so wonderful. 🙂

      February 9, 2012 at 7:45 am

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