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Taken 27-Jun-11

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Keywords:Glen, USA, Waterfall, Watkins, canyon, gorge
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Dimensions4170 x 2770
Original file size13.1 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken27-Jun-11 23:36
Date modified18-Oct-11 08:17
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure4s at f/19
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Spellbound at Watkins Glen

Spellbound at Watkins Glen

And I think to myself, what a wonderful world…

Watkins Glen State Park in New York… The website stated “Watkins Glen State Park is the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks, with a reputation for leaving visitors spellbound.” I was somewhat cynical, but had seen photos that had intrigued me, and after experiencing the gorge I realised that it was not just marketing hype.
The two mile gorge trail descended 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, and apparently19 waterfalls (I forgot to keep count). In the calm of the early morning it was indeed spellbinding. A wonderful balance of nature and man-made paths carved into a meandering gorge of layered shale. A most excellent way to share a beautiful morning.

(c)Tracey Harrison-Hill