Rick Samco Photography

Rick Samco Photography

Broken Top, August 7-8

Every year I try to get up to the unnamed lake at the eastern foot of Broken Top to shoot its wildflowers. Peak bloom is usually in late August or early September, but this summer I have found most locations to be at least a month early. So I guessed on early August and hit it about right. There is a scary lack of snow – for example, there is absolutely no ice on the lake which I have never seen before. even in mid-September.

I also got to try out my new Canon 11-24 mm super wide-angle lens ... it was the perfect location for it!!!

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Sunset on Broken Top & Oregon Cascades from above Bend Glacier:

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