Hot really Hot! The temperature was cooking, as I crossed through the lava fields leading to this waterfall. Pushing the pace, I was worried I had missed good lighting as the sun continued to rise in the late morning… Turned out to be perfectly back lit.
I have returned from a trip through Oregon and Northern California; my itinerary took me through the Columbia River Gorge, through the high desert, into the redwood forests, and along the rugged Coasts. Here is the first picture.