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Staircase of Falls

Staircase of Falls
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Copyright: Gaj Balasubramaniam (rubic_cube) Silver Note Writer [C: 6 W: 0 N: 11] (51)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-01
Categories: River
Camera: Nikon D90, Tamron 18-270 1:3,5-6,3 DI II, Tiffen 72mm UV Haze
Exposure: f/29.0, 1/6 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-12-18 14:34
Viewed: 3131
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A staircase of falls as it was called at Watkins Glen State Park. Anybody in the Northeast US must visit this amazing place. I would recommend late summer after rains or autumn and/or winter after some dusting of snow. There are many other really awesome falls in this state park - about 19 of them, I believe. The ones in this pic are about 1/2 ft in height. :-). If you search articles about photography in the Watkins Glen canyon, there are many useful suggestions like going in the morning to take advantage of the morning light and ofcourse, less people around.

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Hello Gaj,
Welcome to TN. You show us a wonderful waterfall image here, with excellent use of extremely small aperture - almost everything's in focus. I like the semi-diagonal line the waterfalls form on the pic, great colors, pleasant composition. Congrats and thanx for sharing.
Best regards from Hungary (Central Europe), László

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2010-12-18 17:49]

Hello Gaj,
A wonderfully composed shot of these beautiful waterfalls. Excellent detail, lighting and exposure. Your choice of 1/6 shutter speed gives the moving water that nice soft appearance.
I will definitely have to visit Watkins Glen State Park in the future. If you ever visit Ohio you will have to check out Hocking Hills State Park, as it also has some awesome natural sights.

Good Morning Gaj
Welcome to TN,
This is a first class sharpness with great details and beautifully composed work you present us.
Have a nice day
Samiran Nandy

Indeed a finely focused and exposed naturescape in great taste Gaj, but I wonder whether those rectangular pools were natural or artificial...
Good lens and aperture choice resulted in a very extended DOF, the result is a pleasure to watch...

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