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For my birthday Casey took me on a trip out to Moulton Falls Park to photograph the wooden bridge and the river. This spot has been on my list of places to visit for a while and I am very glad that we finally made it. This location is located about halfway between Battle Ground and Yacolt, Washington. It took about an hour to get there from downtown Portland. If you are visiting this spot, there is a parking area about a quarter of a mile from the bridge you can see it on the trail map. Just below the parking area is one of the park’s falls (shown in the image below).
This spot was peaceful and beautiful. If you ever get a chance I highly recommend taking a few hours to visit.
I’m really pleased with how these images came out. We were very fortunate because the light was fantastic which makes all the difference. I used a B+W polarizer to cut down on any glare in the wood on the bridge and surrounding foliage. It’s really amazing how much of a difference it made to bring out the color and textures in the image. I shot both images with my Sigma 35mm on my 5D Mark II camera body. I absolutely love the 35mm lens for my landscapes, it is absolutely so sharp.