Local Photographer Lynn Willis Captures Breathtaking Images of Linville Gorge in Flood Stage Yesterday

Published Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 1:46 pm

By Jesse Wood

May 7, 2013. Local outdoor/adventure photographer Lynn Willis captured some breathtaking images of the Linville Gorge during flood stage Monday night.

“I was on edge for this one, kind of the same feeling when hanging from a rope taking photos of climbers,” Willis said in an email. “It was an intense experience while setup two feet from the raging torrent, hanging out on top of a boulder well into the night.”

He said the spray from the crashing river filled up the entire basin and required many swipes of the camera lens. 

Check out his Linville Gorge flood photos below and also www.LynnWillis.com for more information about Willis and to see more of his spectacular award-winning photos. 

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Photo by Lynn Willis

Photo by Lynn Willis

 

Photo by Lynn Willis

Photo by Lynn Willis

 

Photo by Lynn Willis

Photo by Lynn Willis

 

Photo by Lynn Willis

Photo by Lynn Willis

 

Photo by Lynn Willis

Photo by Lynn Willis

 

Photo by Lynn Willis

Photo by Lynn Willis

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