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Wicked Dark
04-03-2011, 04:01 PM
I have no idea why they're called that, the brook is named Cold Brook.

Anyway, I've shot here a couple times before and came away with some terrific images, but I wasn't happy with this section of the falls. Today though the light sneaked through the trees and lit things quite beautifully and I found a composition that works.

http://wickeddark.smugmug.com/Landscapes/The-View-from-Here/FascinationKristenSmithApril/1238134335_tvzca-L.jpg

Then I spent some time hunting among the rapids looking for some sun. It was tough to figure if I was standing on a snow-covered boulder, or just some snow between boulders. Who says photography isn't an adventure?

http://wickeddark.smugmug.com/Art/Interpretations-and-Abstracts/LuminanceKristenSmithApril-03/1238166239_ud3A6-XL.jpg

I'm working on a couple more views, but this is what is done so far. Seems like ages since I've shot anything decent.

Hillbillygirl
04-04-2011, 06:48 AM
Really like that first one WD. Looks like a nice place to just sit and reflect for a while.

Wicked Dark
04-04-2011, 08:54 AM
thanks hbg. It's a really dynamic place and very loud, but it helps drown out sounds of humanity - here's the top of the falls (from last year)
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5084/5268854718_04c98774c1_b.jpg

and here's the whole of the major part of the falls -
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4034/4403642697_240682fa6f_b.jpg

Richard
04-04-2011, 10:40 AM
stunning set, I'll second the nomination.

JAS_Photo
04-04-2011, 12:51 PM
Lovely set Wicked D! I love the second one especially as well!

Marko
04-04-2011, 01:05 PM
wow - really beautiful set WD! Nicely done.

asnow
04-04-2011, 05:22 PM
Beautiful set.

Matt K.
04-04-2011, 07:42 PM
stunning set, I'll second the nomination.

I'll second that in a heartbeat!

Wicked Dark
04-05-2011, 11:16 AM
thanks guys. I'm working on one more, a view downstream w/the light through the trees. It wasn't exactly what I wanted, but it did light the boughs really nicely. Not sure it works though, so I'll put it up for opinions.

Wicked Dark
04-05-2011, 11:55 AM
Here it is -
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5182/5591881449_ae9c3f138f_z.jpg

I'm not sure it translates. The light is what attracted me, but it doesn't have any focus other than that. Not too much structure, you know. A bit disorganized.

Marko
04-05-2011, 12:58 PM
I agree WD, the light quality and colour is lovely here! Shot still works for me tho.
If I could just throw something out there. That 1cm of water at the front border is stealing a lot of the show for me. If you burnt it, I dare say our focus would go more toward the glorious light.jmo tho.

Wicked Dark
04-05-2011, 01:33 PM
good point. I can give it a go.

Iguanasan
04-05-2011, 06:49 PM
This is a wonderful set and it looks like a great place to visit. Thanks for sharing it with us. :thumbup:

Bambi
04-05-2011, 09:06 PM
I love the light but the bottom seems a bit flat. Maybe if the burn doesn't work, try a crop?

QuietOne
04-06-2011, 10:29 PM
Love the light and colors of the second one.

Wicked Dark
04-07-2011, 01:09 PM
thanks guys. It's a terrific location.