Sope Creek


sopecreek-15-1aContinuing my self assignments I have been searching for locations nearby where I can experiment and learn once again. I had found a website of North Georgia hiking trails and found one location very near by. I even had some old ruins and several miles of trails through the woods. I took my son along to get him out of the house. He came in handy as an assistant both in scouting and carrying the heavy gear.  While I had set out to shoot the ruins I found many more interesting shots along the creek.


These 3 stone stacks were interesting but in a difficult location to shoot. The orange color of the water is from mid afternoon filtered sunlight through brown leaves. Always remember to shoot subjects from different angles. Below is a wide angle shot of the river. There are so many potential rocks to shoot from I will likely revisit this location after rain and various times of year.sopecreek_9b

The ruins gave me a bit of trouble. There was a lot of sun flare and the dead trees seemed to add clutter to the image I wanted to create. I may reshoot these in the spring.


connor  My Assistant and Son