Wednesday, 23 May 2012
For the 100th edition of Tara Cain's online 'Gallery' the theme this week is Picture Postcard. Oh what to choose! I dithered for some time before I selected this shot of Niagara Falls. It can be quite difficult to get a decent photograph and I'm rather pleased with this one - some foliage in the foreground, the American Falls visible behind and, bang in the centre, the Maid of the Mist boat which takes passengers on a very wet trip to see the falls close-up.
Niagara Falls is very commercialised so this photo gives no clue as to the mass of amusement arcades and all manner of gaudy, tacky establishments behind me. But, ignoring the tat, the falls are impressive and the boat ride was certainly the best way to experience the sheer power of them. When the trip is finished, you'll look something like this: