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Mosquito Buffet

Since arriving in Canmore this past weekend, the morning shooting conditions have not been overly great.  Most mornings have been windy and cloudy with rain showers.  As you can imagine, this makes it pretty tough to capture a golden sunrise over a tranquil mountain lake.  Sometimes, you just have to take what you can get.  The other morning, although still overcast, it wasn't raining so I grabbed my gear and headed out. After nearly an hour of feeding the local mosquito population along Spring Creek, I was able to catch a few minutes of sun peeking through the cloud cover.  Although I'm pretty sure I lost a great deal of blood while serving myself up as a breakfast buffet, I think the result was worth it.

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