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Steve Sieren

Cascade Creek Tree Yosemite California

A beautiful day in Yosemite.I'm not too happy with this photo so I'll put a giant fake moon it! J/KSince this is the internet I'll tell you a wild make believe story of how I got this shot for your entertainment! Dude, it was such a wild day with raging cascades everywhere. It was as if all of Yosemite Valley was flooding so it was the perfect day for waterfall photography. I wanted to get closer to the water then anyone had ever been so I rappelled off the bridge and used my daddy long legged tripod upside down while a friend secured it to the underside of the bridge. We used walkie talkies so I would know when to shoot while no cars were passing on the bridge. You could imagine the crowd watching, we told them to whisper so no one would create extra vibrations. I had a moment when the camera slipped off the tripod and almost plunged into the raging torrent below but I reached out at the last second and caught it with my wet finger tips.I do think some folks on the internet will believe anything, so I have to say that absolutely none of this is true! I spend no less then 222 days a year out in the field. That's not true either, humor!Epic, epic, epic.. .

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