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Henrhyd Falls

By AdrianTurner  
The 90ft Henrhyd Falls near Colbren in the Brecon Beacons.

When I arrived, there was a group of teenagers playing in the pool above the falls just a few feet from the edge, thankfully, the only thing I saw coming over the top was water.

Only a thin veil due to the dry weather of late, I must go back when there is more of a flow.

2.5secs @ f/22, Circular Polariser

All comments welcomed.


Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: yellow angel, jeanie, flossie and 21 more

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jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2005 4:29AM
A super waterfall shot. Great exposure keeping the sky blue.


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flossie 13 1.6k
10 Jun 2005 4:30AM
Thumbnail doesn't do this justice, it's a beautiful shot.
Wonderful lighting, makes the water look surreal.
bengsays 11 13
10 Jun 2005 4:46AM
great exposure. I'm amazed that you managed to blur the water, get the sky blue, and get all the greens toO!
MarkT 11 119 2 England
10 Jun 2005 4:48AM
Beautiful shot.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
10 Jun 2005 4:49AM
Nice and beautiful

10 Jun 2005 5:21AM
This is a great shot. Love the thin veil of water - rather surreal. The way you have captured the pale blue effect the water makes as it hits is amazing. Lots of other nice things framing the water to. Well done!
DanSig 11 288 Iceland
10 Jun 2005 6:49AM
beautiful image, great composition, click
Maddie 11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2005 7:05AM
nice one adrian
gibbsy 12 403 Wales
10 Jun 2005 8:47AM
Good shot of the falls, nice angle. Mind you, that's a fair old flow for Henrhyd, caught it on a good day!!
AdrianTurner 12 350 Wales
10 Jun 2005 11:09AM
Thanks to all for looking, appreciate the comments.

Gerwyn, cheers for the local knowledge. This was my first visit to Henrhyd, just thought there was usually more flow as the wet area on the top portion of the face is almost twice as wide as the flow in this shot.

keithh Plus
12 25.1k 33 Wallis And Futuna
10 Jun 2005 2:20PM
difficult light to work in....job done...although a teenager plummeting would have made it more of a seller.
10 Jun 2005 3:07PM
Very beautiful!! Excellent exposure and colour.

Chris & Holli
AdrianTurner 12 350 Wales
11 Jun 2005 8:45AM
LMAO @ Keith.

Thanks again for all your comments.
acbeat 11 14 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2005 2:09AM
nice shot well exposed .andy b
gwyn h 12 432
13 Jun 2005 1:18PM
A beautiful capture of Henrhyd Adrian, that tree trunk left fg been there years, about time somebody took a chainsaw to it I think!!

Very well taken.

54 luca 12 2 Wales
17 Jun 2005 1:01AM
Very good image of the falls. A little Levels boost in the lower half would certainly improve the overall scene I think, but that's just my opinon.

sputnki 12 10 Canada
20 Jun 2005 5:32PM
Great waterfall shot! Nice use of light too. Doug
jules41 12 197 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2005 12:47PM
Excellent capture Adrian,Kids eh,they never see the danger till it's too late,my son paid a high price for this sort of foolishness.
Excellent capture of the water and again a beautiful place captured really well
Rob_Taylor 12 660 5 Wales
8 Aug 2005 11:29AM
Hi Adrian
I've been here a few times but like Gerwyn, I've never seen much water coming over. It's a lovely place but difficult to get a good shot, you've managed to do it justice here.


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