Water alchemy

My submission for the August challenge: turning water into air.  This photo is taken of Lake Kootenay on a quite smoky day, about 20 miles north of Kaslo.  The smoke unfortunately spoils our view of the spectacular scenery this area is renowned for, but it does create interesting visual effects.  On the horizon, the lake and the sky blend together so seamlessly that you can hardly see where one ends and the other begins.

Continue here to read about the rest of this ride, including another great bear sighting, and another old tractor.

Oh no!  There’s no bike in the photo!  This keeps happening to me – I’m not thinking of the challenge when I take the photo, so I’m not staging a bike into it.

No worries: there’s a lot of water up here, and plenty of other photos to choose from.  Here’s a nice one of Rodriguez on the bridge over Downie Creek, just before it empties into the Columbia River.

And  here is the link to that day’s ride also.


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2 response to "Water alchemy"

  1. By: Bill Stone Posted: August 10, 2018

    The Committee feels vindicated, knowing that — given a sufficient number of opportunities — you would eventually remember to include a bike in your photos. 😉

    PS: Almost a liquid → gas photo. Still hoping for solid → liquid → gas. Any ice being hit by warm sunbeams around there? But I suppose solid → gas would be subliming.

    • By: Scooter Posted: August 12, 2018

      Oh, I’m so sorry I didn’t read this in time, Bill! We’re out of the glaciers again. Had I seen this, we could have found a good ice/water shot and staged Rachael to blow som3 vapor across it. We might see some ice again when we get to the Dolomites in late September, but unfortunately we’ll be on to a different challenge then.

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