Mount Rainier National Park, Washington State, United States - Code: MT9200P25T
Title: TIPSOO REFLECTIONS
Location: Tipsoo lake, Yakima Peak and Mt Rainier, Mount Rainier National Park, Washington State, United States of America
Portfolio Type: “ THE ONE ” Fine Art Portfolio
I cracked open the door to my car, as ice had formed on the seals of the door. It was three in the morning and I had slept in my car during the night so that I could just hope out of my car and start photographing Tipsoo Lake and Little Tipsoo Lake under a star covered sky. It was cold, but I had the right gear on for the job, I slipped my backpack on, grab my tripod and I was off. As my -40 degrees celsius boots crunch through the snow, I smile and thought “I love these boots”, it didn’t take long at all and I was at the spot I’d scouted the day before, assembled all my gear together and started photographing away.
It’s funny how your mind takes into perspective the environment you’re in, for if I was feeling this cold in my TV room at home I’d be wanting to get a rug to put over me, but out here I felt snug and warm and happy to spend the next 5 hours out in this cold.
This image was taken at about 5 in the morning at Tipsoo Lake, there was virtually no wind to distort the reflection on the lake.
What a great morning, fingers where a little cold, but one thing’s for sure when you have the right gear it makes coping with this sort of environment a walk in the park, well a walk in a National Park!
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