Lake Cushman

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Located on the north fork of the Skokomish River Lake Cushman is a expansive lake that is a popular destination for campers.  Stair Case campground is located at the head end of the lake, which is very busy.  Dont forget your wallet, as camping is 20 dollars per night plus a steep entrance fee for vehicles.  

Lake Cushman Looking to the East

Lake Cushman head waters looking back toward Stair Case Campground.  The campground is about a mile and a half from the the bridge where I took this photo.

Lake Cushman Looking to the East
  • Camera: SONY
  • Exposure Time: 30
  • Aperture: unknown
  • ISO: 50
  • Focal Length: unknown
  • Exposure Program: Manual
  • Exposure Bias: 0
Figure 1 -

Staircase Campground

One of the many campsites at Stair Case campground, located at the headwaters of Lake Cushman.  There are about 46 campsites and they are a hot commodity on the weekends.  Show up early as they are first come first serve basis.  

Staircase Campground
  • Camera: SONY
  • Exposure Time: 30
  • Aperture: 8
  • ISO: 125
  • Focal Length: 34
  • Exposure Program: Aperture Priority
  • Exposure Bias: -7/10
Figure 2 -

One Inch Worm at Time

Above Staircase you will find a bounty of photography opportunites.  One of the natives, you will find many types of caterpillars that inhabit this area. Don't forget your macro lens and tripod!

One Inch Worm at  Time
  • Camera: SONY
  • Exposure Time: 1/100
  • Aperture: unknown
  • ISO: 2000
  • Focal Length: unknown
  • Exposure Program: Manual
  • Exposure Bias: 0
Figure 3 -

Evening Snack

Late night snack.  Nothing like a roasting marshmallows to satiate your hunger after a hard day of adventure.

Evening Snack
  • Camera: SONY
  • Exposure Time: 1/50
  • Aperture: 6
  • ISO: 1000
  • Focal Length: 70
  • Exposure Program: Aperture Priority
  • Exposure Bias: 0
Figure 4 -

Lake Cushman Looking to the West

Lake Cushman is a very large lake.  This photo was taken looking to the west, during the sunrise.  

Lake Cushman Looking to the West
  • Camera: unknown
  • Exposure Time: unknown
  • Aperture: unknown
  • ISO: unknwon
  • Focal Length: unknown
  • Exposure Program: unknown
  • Exposure Bias: unknown
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