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Rafting the Mighty Middle Fork of the Salmon
Photographer Woods Wheatcroft takes us along on a family rafting trip down Idaho's white-water original.
Photo: Moonlight on Salmon River
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This experimental image is one of my favorites from the trip. Using the light of a full moon, I exposed high-speed film at various shutter speeds between four and eight seconds. The challenge was to keep the rafts from blurring and not to overexpose the moonlight on the water.
—Contributing Photographer Woods Wheatcroft

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