Ford Lock and Dam

Ford Lock and Dam

I stopped by the Ford Lock and Dam right after another storm moved through the area, hoping to use the dramatic clouds as the backdrop for the rushing waterfall.

I noticed that the locks were both closed, I have not been to this dam recently, but I was surprised to see them both closed. The photo of the St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam I posted from yesterday shows the lock open with water rushing through it. I eventually wondered to St. Anthony again tonight and noticed that the lock was closed as well. This is a good sign for anyone effected by the recent flooding because it means that the river is returning to its normal volume.

3 Shot HDR with exposure times of 0.8s, 0.2s, 3.2s – ISO 50 – f/22 – 17mm

Canon EOS 5D MkII Body and Canon EF 17-40 f/4L Lens + 2 stop ND filter.

Photographed in Minneapolis, Minnesota on 7-1-2014 at 4:00 PM



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July 1, 2014

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