The magnificent Iguazu Falls at sunrise.
I thought about calling this 'The last photo I ever took' since it seems inconceivable that one could set up a tripod here without being swept over the precipice. But I did manage to get REALLY close with some creative tripod work. I used PS to remove an area of flare in the main cascade and did some minor contrast enhancements, but otherwise this is exactly how it looked 'in camera'.
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rgarrigus (0) 2008-08-16 15:02
The feeling of power is palpable in this image. The simple composition and wonderful light is excellent.
derek3755 (2341) 2008-08-16 15:43
awesome, the sense of power with the water going over the edge in the foreground, and the rising spray coming up is just great, combined with the setting sun, must have been great to be there.
carmia (5463) 2008-08-16 16:02
Beautiful shot, with a nice and well balanced composition and good sunset colors
gneufeld (15890) 2008-08-16 18:17
Movement and power is evident here with this striking waterfall capture. Interesting work and TFS. Gerald
brandstaetter (15915) 2008-08-16 23:37
having seen this wonder of nature I can say that your photo is very close to reality. It gives a wonderful impression of the grandezza of this place.
Technically seen it´s A+ too, of course, with your equipment...
Cheers compliments, Chris
keda (1253) 2008-08-17 1:16
You have captored just amazing moment. I like the long exposure and nice composition.
estan (1279) 2008-08-17 1:55
Such a wonderful picture. Very nice colors and i like tle long exposure that give a so great shoot. Nice job !
tehanu_f (6896) 2008-08-17 3:29
considering the long exposure you used, the sun looks quite good! congrats on your successful light management.
fariischee (584) 2008-08-17 3:42
hey.. i was wondering so many view it. but noone like it.. well.. i feel like.. it deseves to be a favariots... cheers..
zanzi (13668) 2008-08-17 6:24
As usual, a perfect picture.
The power of the water and the warmth of the sun. Just geat.
SteveH (6241) 2008-08-17 17:52
Hi Michael, that is a remarkable image. Not only compositionally, with the water close by showing the power and speed of the entire waterfall, but also outstanding light and colour. A precarious place to put your H2D!. cheers, Steve
Yosedolo (44) 2008-08-18 2:00
splendid picture and any blots with water,
it is a feat.
jonathan_hart (21274) 2008-08-18 9:58
very spectacular shot, for the subject and the effect your settings have done, a powerful stream
scalerman (26900) 2008-08-21 13:14
M: drop me a private email sometime. Did you ever get some training or did are you autodidactic? c
Yeoman (1155) 2008-09-02 6:36
An amazing pic where all is magic : composition, colors, place...
You are a magicien !
barni (15751) 2008-09-03 6:26
Une belle maitrise technique.
Have a nice day
garrbus (210) 2008-09-15 0:59
riodda (617) 2008-12-05 4:54
Great picture, i whish to go early but the park was closed at the sunrise time in november.
anyway you did a great job.
Thanks for sharing.
borax (1732) 2009-10-04 9:45
As you wrote, how could you set up your tripod and shoot this one ? We're right in the cascade, and could almost see water moving through the picture. Oh wait, I'm already wet.
Aliine (2663) 2010-05-04 12:36
This one reminds me good memories.
The effect of the water with the sun is gorgeous :)
- Copyright: Michael Anderson (miketelemark) (2785)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-04-00
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Hasselblad H2D, HC 3.5-4.5/50-110, Graduated Neutral Density
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Favorites - landscapes 04, hoooooooooo !!!, Waterfalls, CLODO's selection XIII [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2008-08-16 14:58
- Favorites: 4 [view]