Notice the orange decor on his wings – handsome birds ! :
A few photos from 10/24/2014. The first bluff lines are commonly 1,000 feet above the valleys below and it is a bit cooler up there, this is where the maples of Arkansas are common and are now beginning their autumn color change; a few of the photos below are sweet gums along the Little Buffalo River. Peak should be next week.
Highly Saturated due the cloudy skies and late hour colors have advanced a good deal in 3 days; the Buffalo River below Bee Bluff, Roark Bluff with with tall sweet gums in front, the drive to Steel Creek:
Some in this series are HDR’s; notice the 200′ high Roark Bluff and the coloring sweet gums in front:
We had scattered sunshine today with mostly clouds and drizzle. Photos taken today looking upstream and downstream from the Ponca low-water bridge; then taken looking downstream from the newer high bridge: Taken with a the full frame sensor of a Canon 1DS MK III – ISO 100: