I had expected there to be more flow in the stream, after seeing the torrent nine days ago. And I didn’t expect to see any of the iridescent green moss left either. I like the new cleaned-up, wet look and I think this it the best image yet. It seems more alive and vibrant.
Sometimes you need to work at a photograph until you get it right. Now I’m wondering what it might look like in moonlight or after a decent snow…
For me it was a beautiful moment with exquisite light and colours—and a glimpse into the past.
During the last couple of weeks on Salt Spring, most early mornings have seen only brief breaks in the cloud. This particular morning was quite dull at dawn. So I had lots of time to watch the log in the photo above pass by under Fernwood pier. The tide and currents were surprisingly strong and the path the log took was also unusual. This would have been great intel in my sailboat racing days!
Heading home along Walker Hook Road (photo free), I noticed the sky opening up a bit so I stopped the truck and scurried down to the shoreline. This was taken from the Maliview area towards Active Pass.