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Description: Meadow dale county park consists of a trail that is about a mile long, leading down a moderately steep, densely packed forest hillside to the Puget Sound. There is a nice trail you can take. At the bottom, a small stream flows it's way into the Sound, and off into the sunset. The park ranger usually closes and locks both the upper and lower gates at dawn, right when the best shooing is just beggining, so I just hid in the bushes until everyone was gone, and the gates were locked. Then I was free to shoot as I pleased, although the ranger lives in the park, so I was a bit nervous. I stood in the stream to get a composition that I was happy with. 1 and 2 stop grads helped me hold the colors that were burning up in the evening sky. On my way out, I just slid under one fence, walked up the trail in the dark, and then jumped the other fence to get out and walk down the block to my car. A good little hike, a little adrenaline, and a picture that I'm very happy with. It was a pretty g
Uploaded on 9/29/2006 12:42:44 PM
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