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Hydrologic Outlook issued February 11 at 6:14PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...WARM, RAINY, AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO STREAM RISES... A MORE UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN ARRIVES THIS WEEKEND BRINGING RAINS AND WARM TEMPERATURES. MELTING MID AND LOW ELEVATION SNOW, IN COMBINATION WITH THE RAINS, WILL LEAD TO RISES ON MANY OF THE AREA`S STREAMS. MONDAY AND TUESDAY ARE FORECAST TO BRING EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES ALONG WITH WARM WINDS WHICH WILL INCREASE THE

Overnight

Lo34° Chance Rain

Friday

Hi44° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo33° Slight Chance Rain

Saturday

Hi46° Increasing Clouds

Saturday Night

Lo34° Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi46° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo39° Chance Rain

Washington's Birthday

Hi55° Mostly Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo39° Slight Chance Rain

Tuesday

Hi51° Slight Chance Rain

Framing devices

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In the last few days I've had a couple chances the use framing devices to make photographs more interesting. I think if you can frame your subjects withing the picture, there is a layering effect that turns your photograph into something more than a two-dimensional presentation.

In this first photograph from last Friday, I set my camera on the ground, guessing as to the angle, and made an image of a long jumper flying through the air. It works well with the stormy background and Wenatchee's Audrey Ketcham, a natural high jumper, gets up in the air more than anyone else. But what I was hoping for, a person's legs to frame the edges of the picture, never materialized. It was an interesting photograph on it's own and ended up running as a secondary photo on B1 over the weekend.

I was fortunate though on Saturday to spot an opportunity to frame workers cleaning up a yard in South Wenatchee. I made numerous images trying to capture all three workers in openings of the fence, showing the pile of junk in the foreground and came up with this one.

And then on Monday, this sort of just happened and I was ready to make the image as a loader framed a worker as it was pulling sod away from the infield of a baseball diamond. It works okay but not as well as the fence photograph as the framing is pretty far away from the camera.