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The Robert H. Treman State Park near Ithaca (and about a 12-minute drive from our future home) is mostly closed in the winter except for a section of the South Rim Trail which Lori and I enjoyed on a warm January day.  An overlook on the South Rim Trail gives a good view of 115-foot high Lucifer Falls, except for the safety fence installed to keep people away from the ledge during the slippery winter conditions.  I mounted the camera on a pocket tripod and bungee-corded it to the top of one of the stakes holding up the safety net.  I attached a 10-stop variable neutral density filter to the lens and dialed in enough darkness to get a good exposure at 8 seconds, making the water appear nice and silky.   It worked fairly well for a quick improvisation.  Meanwhile Lori soaked in the view, the sound of the roaring water, and the comfortable afternoon in the beautiful setting.