Tall Tales From The Field

Obstacles in Photography

Here’s an old post from over 4 years ago when I had about 6 followers

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It seems on all my journeys to photograph something new, I inevitably stumble across something, someone who is going to impede my progress. This unknown or unseen force is out there.  It is just a matter of time until I need to deal with it.

Take for instance, the photo below. This is on the 60 mile never-ending dirt and gravel road to Toroweap, possibly the finest viewpoint along the rim of the Grand Canyon.  This road sign clearly states that there is a cattle guard ahead.  But to have real cattle guarding the road!  I was expecting them to collect a fee from me.  I’m just glad I wasn’t on a bicycle.  I can’t believe the authorities think someone would ride a bike on this road.  Anyways I did wave to mom and presumably her son and they let me pass without incident.

I wonder if they’re with the…

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2 responses

  1. What an opportune capture! There’s a Gary Larson/Far Side cartoon in that capture, somewhere! 🙂

    Lindy

    Like

    January 8, 2016 at 12:13 PM

  2. Amy

    I’m glad you were not on a bike 🙂 Great capture!

    Like

    January 8, 2016 at 1:13 PM

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