The Bend

Standing on the South Rim trail where the gorge bends almost 90 degrees, changing from a northern to eastern flow. The creek is flowing toward the camera, the falls out of view, upper left. Lower left two people walk the 3/4 mile trail of the falls.

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Distant Sapphire III

blue sky reflected in lake waters

Cayuga Lake from the south rim of Taughannock Gorge, seen through a veil of hemlock and oak. From a place of rest with a comfortable bench. The trail descends to the lake, here we are lower and closer to Cayuga Lake.

I stood in front of the bench, resting the camera body on the fence and braced with my fingers.

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A gallery of the three Cayuga Lake photographs for comparison.

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Distant Sapphire II

Cayuga waters reflect a blue November sky.

Cayuga Lake from the south rim of Taughannock Gorge, seen through a veil of hemlock with a carpet of fallen oak leaves, foreground. This is a companion to the previous post, both were handheld. For this the foreground was included to increase interest. For added stability, I rested the camera body on the fence bracketed with my fingers.

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A gallery of the two photographs for comparison.

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Distant Sapphire I

Cayuga waters reflect a blue November sky.

Cayuga waters reflect a blue November sky.

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Photographs in Gallery

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A Feast

Thanksgiving Comes Early

Oaks are plentiful on the south rim of Taughannock Falls State Park, Finger Lakes Region of New York. Here a table is set. See my post “Cuteness Break” for one celebrant of of this amply set table.

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