03
Apr
14

Fools Gold

April 1st, I woke up at 5:30am.
I made it to the summit of Vargus Cone at 6:20am, set up my camera then began to wait. I had brought my headphones, but decided to against it. I quite enjoyed listening to the birds singing and the waves crashing. Though all I was doing was staring into a dark landscape, I was content. First light had passed, and I hit start on my camera. As soon as the raise of light came over the mountains, I had no thoughts. I could only feel myself breathing. It was at that moment, I realized that this was the first time I had ever seen a sunrise.

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4 Responses to “Fools Gold”


  1. 1 Forrest Stevens
    April 3, 2014 at 7:18 pm

    loving it buddy!

  2. 2 Matthew Lettington
    April 3, 2014 at 8:11 pm

    Great shots. I was in the area a few weeks ago and a friend and I were eyeing up Lone Cone on Meares. Looks like it is worth a trip up. Did you camp overnight on Vargas?

  3. April 4, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    Thanks for sharing your process with us voyeurs on these pics Marcus; it looks/sounds like you really captured a moment – better said: it sounds like your inner world seamlessly meet the outer world; unforgettable results & well worth the effort…


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