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Blackwater falls

By Phil_Restan    
Tried this location a couple of times but not really had much success. I did try the big stopper but just a bit over the top. This was without filters of any type and almost out of the camera, just the raw converted in LR.

Tags: Landscape and travel Waterfall rocks

Voters: yemtrav, BillyGoatGruff, pmorgan and 13 more

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BillyGoatGruff 10 191 199 England
31 Jan 2011 9:28AM
Superb, Phil!

I've been trying to capture something like this for years and still haven't quite managed it.

I love the almost metallic quality of this - it's almost like mercury!


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Phil_Restan 11 280 9 England
31 Jan 2011 9:35AM
Cheers Bill, The effect I think can be attributed to the fast water and 1/20 second exposure, not enought to give me cotton wool but enought to smooth it out a little.

Richsr 10 91 223 England
31 Jan 2011 9:51AM
Like the choice of shutter speed in this Phil, it has captured the water movement well.
Regards Richard
kaybee 13 5.3k 25 Scotland
31 Jan 2011 10:04AM
No Phil - the water is white..... the rocks are black
Phil_Restan 11 280 9 England
31 Jan 2011 10:14AM

Quote:No Phil - the water is white..... the rocks are black

Never did understand the name of this river
Gary_Macleod 13 160 Scotland
31 Jan 2011 10:18AM
really like this Phil.. as has been mentioned already a real metallic feel to it
31 Jan 2011 10:47AM
very nice and very tranquil
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 10 England
31 Jan 2011 12:38PM
Nice one, Phil, very well captured.
TrevB Smile
Phil_Restan 11 280 9 England
31 Jan 2011 2:34PM
Thanks all for your comments, always knew this would not attract too much attension so your comments are very welcome
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 117 Scotland
31 Jan 2011 5:30PM
I do like to see water in a scene like this look like flowing water, rather than the milky smoothness with the big stopper.
31 Jan 2011 6:07PM
Great 'freezing time' shot Phil, that's the way to 'shoot' the rappids Smile

John Smile
You're using roughly the same exposure I use depending on the speed of the water, I like a bit of movement but not silky milky. The slight tint of colour is very nice adding to the metalic feel mentioned by Bill.

Cowser 7 Scotland
1 Feb 2011 11:40AM
Great capture.


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