Photo Of The Day by Long Nguyen

'Spirit Falls' by Long Nguyen

“Spirit Falls” by Long Nguyen

Today’s Photo of the Day was submitted to the Brooks, Streams & Rivers Assignment by Long Nguyen.

“Spirit Falls is on the Little White Salmon River in the Columbia River Gorge on the Washington side. The hike down to the falls is a scramble down a steep moss-covered talus slope. It was short hike, but the path was not easy going for the casual hiker. I went hiking there in early spring, so everything was so beautiful with the lush green and crazy current rushing down the stream. This shot involves getting wet, and I had to wipe my lens every 30 seconds to get the clean shot. I use a polarizer and ND a stops filters to enhance blue color and power of the fall. This is definitely one of the most impressive waterfalls in the Pacific Northwest,” says Long Nguyen.

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