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Malc_V 10 England
18 May 2006 12:26PM
A wonderful capture ... superb when viewed large.

Malc.

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draxwayze 13 74
18 May 2006 12:29PM
I was thinking today about Captain Webb, (He tried to swim across the river and died.) This led to thoughts of Niagara, and I wondered if what I had heard was true. That there is access underground, to viewpoints like this. Or did you just lean out a bit! Lovely shot, and surprisingly little burn out.
pebbles 12 106
18 May 2006 12:37PM
Well I spent a lot of time leaning out of course, but yes this was taken at the Behind the Falls site, where you can walk through a tunnel to get to this place, other tunnels take you further behind the falls, but its just for a look at the thunderous water cascading before you a few feet away.

Alethea
GDobson 10 62
18 May 2006 12:37PM
Great image. Very original.
MalcolmS Plus
11 1.2k 13 England
18 May 2006 12:40PM
You did well to keep the water off the lens. This shot is almost surreal, well grabbed

Malcolm
trekpete 10 3 Scotland
18 May 2006 12:44PM
Great shot. I have seen many shots of these falls but never one like this.

Peter
midgemckay 10 46
18 May 2006 12:44PM
Fantastic - you know, I've never seen a photo from there! But then, I don't know anyone who has ever been Tongue
Tooth 11 5.8k 227 Ireland
18 May 2006 12:59PM
A bog click for happy mempries - it's an awesome place that truly blew my mind when I went there.

The tunnel into the rock takes you to literally a few feet behind the wall of water - it doesn't just fall down but there are swirls and shapes and patterns - quite psychedelic and mind blowing. highly recommended.

Any way, lovely shot, nice one

Stephen
18 May 2006 1:15PM
Fantastic capture. I like the colours very much. i know how dark it gets behind the falls.
Museman 10 Wales
18 May 2006 1:22PM
Excellent shot reduced or viewed fullsize.
Michael
mathed 10 3 England
18 May 2006 1:39PM
just goes to show,grabbed shots can be up there with the best of them,great image..Matt
Wow! Very nice shot. Must have got a little wet taking this!
Atu
beriah 10 1 Canada
18 May 2006 6:20PM
could be a postcard! excellent!
old timer 12 55 1 Scotland
18 May 2006 8:55PM
Great sense of power in this, Alethea. Somewhere else I have to see! Smile
Jim
A_Harrison 11 260 Canada
18 May 2006 9:24PM
A real beauty.

Are you dry yet.

Allan
pebbles 12 106
18 May 2006 11:17PM
Thanks for the response to this one, I wasn't sure what I got with a few grab shots and I was worrying about the camera, had it in a plastic bag under a yellow raincoat they give you to wear, but the force of the water/wind blows the spray everywhere.

Alethea
conrad 12 10.9k 116
18 May 2006 11:44PM
This is, I think, the most original shot of the Niagara Falls I've seen so far. Interesting idea to exclude land, etc. almost completely from the photo and just shoot water and sky. I think it works very well!

Conrad
Consulo 12 840 10 Scotland
19 May 2006 12:43AM
Very deserving of an RC - beautoful scope, and as others have said, an original view of the falls. Smile

Michael.
pebbles 12 106
19 May 2006 7:50AM
Thank you for those latest clicks and comments, much appreciated.

Alethea
proberts Plus
12 218 4 Wales
19 May 2006 8:36AM
Good shot Alethea.Though it was Ystradfellte then for a moment,then i noticed the blue skies;0)
Andrew.
eos3 12 41 Wales
19 May 2006 9:08AM
Hi Alethea. Wonderful image, bit more force to this waterfall than Sgwd Gwladus by the looks of it Smile

Phil
pebbles 12 106
19 May 2006 11:09AM
Thanks Andrew and Phil, one week I was up at Ystradfellte the next I was at Niagara, just a bit of a difference, but both wonderful in different ways.

Alethea
gwyn h 12 432
20 May 2006 11:44PM
Was going to say "Scwd yr Eira it isn't" but Phil & Andrew got there first!

A very different view from the norm Alethea, a super shot.

Gwyn
pebbles 12 106
21 May 2006 8:45AM
Thanks Gwyn, and you can walk behind the both ! lol

Alethea
Mari 12 1.8k Wales
22 May 2006 12:35AM
Gorgeous shot, Alethea, what a powerful view. (not mentioning Ystradfellte LOL)

Mari Smile
Djemde 13 1 Tuvalu
11 Oct 2006 3:59PM
Phew!
Jem
Gaz_H 10 150 1 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2006 4:00PM
Superb capture

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