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FLOW - #50

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Created March 13, 2014 in Boulder, CO, USA.

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Small - 8x12in - $125
Medium - 16x24in - $400
Large - 24x36in - $1,100

Photo is infused into metal frame for maximum durability

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About FLOW - #50

"The best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile. Optimal experience is thus something we make happen." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

This is one of my favorite shots, and also my 50th edition. There have been many times where I could have given up along the way, but this edition is such a great reminder for me to stay hungry and keep exploring for those special moments.

The Colorado Flood of 2013 had turned up the creek beds in Boulder, exposing rocks that had been trapped beneath the surface. It also had moved some huge boulders, creating some wonderful winding cascades! 

Unfortunately, these beautiful cascades were not in the plans for the city. Huge construction power shovels were in the process of clearing an open route for the spring snowmelt to safely travel through. I then realized my time with these beautiful cascades would be limited, so I knew what I had to do.

The day of this shot, I waited around in the afternoon as the construction workers finished up their daily destruction. It was kind of painful to watch them rip up the earth, but I knew I had to stay. Once they left, I was drawn to the area that you see before you in this edition.

The balance popped up within minutes, and was surprisingly sturdy in the aggressive winds. Once it was up, I felt a deep sense of gratitude and connection with the Earth. After soaking in the moment for a little while, I whipped out my camera and took the shot.