Painting is just another way of keeping a diary ~Pablo Picasso

Friday, August 1, 2014

McDonald Creek

All the creeks and rivers we saw in Glacier National Park were this beautiful shade of turquoise that seems to accompany high altitude snow melt in summertime. I really liked the combination of the turquoise with the red rocks.  Too bad I couldn't see this river, which paralleled our drive, on the way into the park when it would have been shaded.  I only realized it was there on our drive out, and by then most of the river was in bright sunlight and really hard to photograph.  I found this one shady spot, which I've photographed here because it was kind of interesting, but I have to say there were so many other places to photograph that I'll just have to save for another trip.

10 comments:

Margaret Adamson said...

The many colours in the shot is astounding. Fantastic.

James said...

The colors are simply beautiful!

Viera said...

what an Artistic photo... amazing shot...

barbara judge said...

A dramatic photo of a slice of the natural world of rock and water. Great! -- barbara

'Tsuki said...

So graphical... And the icy blue green of the water is so cool...

TexWisGirl said...

you caught this so beautifully!

Felicia said...

beautiful image. I hope you made some images of McDonald lake

Gin G said...

Lovely, Melissa. I was wondering if it was ice or water. You explained this so well. This is another one of your keepers!

carol l mckenna said...

Gorgeous reflection shot ~ lovely colors and movement ~ thanks,

artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

EG CameraGirl said...

I really like the contrast of the hard rock and soft-looking water.