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This Afternoon

Hi37° Chance Showers

Tonight

Lo29° Chance Showers and Patchy Fog then Snow and Patchy Fog

Washington's Birthday

Hi38° Rain/Snow

Monday Night

Lo33° Rain

Tuesday

Hi46° Rain then Chance Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo30° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi40° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo22° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi38° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo22° Slight Chance Snow Showers

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It's been nearly a month since I made these two photographs but I've wanted to blog about this and now have a little time. I was on my way to an assignment in Mattawa early on an April morning when I came upon a young fruit orchard being sprayed with water. A pretty interesting site but made much more photographable because the orchard was near a rock cliff that was facing the west - away from the sun. That provided a nice, dark background to the backlit ice trees. For ice to show its brilliance, it should have some form of back lighting. The first image is helped too because of the water shooting from a sprinkler - the source of the water.