Into the Woods…

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Boulder Creek Trail— When we were in Olympic NP, it was at the time the Elwha Dam was being removed to allow the Elwha River back to its normal flow. We were able to see a portion of the dam already removed. That was an impressive project with tremendous ecological repercussions. While in that area, we took a short hike to Boulder Creek. One of the biggest advantages of visiting Washington national parks during the week was that most trails were not busy at all. The Boulder Creek Trail was one of those. There’s something to be said about being in a lush forest all by yourselves. This photo inevitably makes me think of Stephen Sondheim’s musical Into the Woods. The light was like in a fairy tale. Let your imagination wonder…

Aperture: ƒ/5
Camera: NIKON D5000
Taken: 28 July, 2011
Focal length: 21mm
ISO: 320
Location: 48° 5.6656′ 0″ N 123° 33.3396′ 0″ W
Shutter speed: 1/30s