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John Hight July 30 - Photo Stream

This picture was taken just past the Visitors Center at Crater Lake National Park on the Rim Trail. The haze catches the light and gives lovely warm tones in the sky and on the lake surface. The trees and the rim of the crater lead you to the center, where the pool of light draws you into the scene. The smoke provides a good contrast between the foreground and background. The tones in the front are dark, and in the distance we see muted colors that have a matte finish. This smokey light gives the overall tone of the image a soft and ethereal feeling.

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John Hight July 29 - Photo Stream

Sitting in the smoke-filled basin of Crater lake, Wizard Island looks somewhat mystical ... as if there is a wizard brewing up some potion. Crater Lake National Park is a fascinating place, even when there are fires and smoke in the area. Wizard Island, a cinder cone, was formed after the initial collapse of Mount Mazama as water was filling the basin of Crater Lake. Initially, a land bridge existed between the rim of Crater Lake and Wizard Island, which allowed animals to populate the Island. As the basin filled in with more water, the land bridge was flooded leaving the animals cut off. So, over these many years, unique species have developed suited to the island life.

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  • Wizard Island on a Smokey Morning via John Hight

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John Hight July 24 - Photo Stream

A deep natural lake formed 7,700 years ago by a massive eruption of Mount Mazama, Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States at 1,943 feet. In the still of the morning the lake surface becomes a near perfect mirror: reflecting the sky, with the high rim walls creating a picture perfect scene. This moment is why I traveled to Crater Lake National Park .... to capture this instant of supreme beauty. An image cannot replace the exhilarating experience of standing on the rim and seeing the sunrise unfold and fill the crater with light; but I hope that I captured something you can step into mentally and enjoy the beauty.

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  • Morning Reflection on Crater Lake via John Hight

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