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Behind South Falls, in Silver Falls State Park, Oregon. There are several classic waterfalls in the park, but South Falls is my favorite off ALL waterfalls I've seen.

HDR image from 5 exposures.

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    One more..

2/17/2012 3:55:27 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Both images are just beautiful, Ken. Like the behind the falls take.

2/17/2012 4:04:41 AM

 
Joy Rector
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fantastic shot

2/17/2012 4:13:22 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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This is lovely! Both of them..

2/17/2012 4:28:59 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Really MAGNIFICENT work, Ken. I see why these are your all-time favorites.

A favorite for me too, in the BP sense.

2/17/2012 4:56:44 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Outstanding!!

2/17/2012 6:07:56 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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How beautiful... Love also the bg softness... Well done!

2/17/2012 7:52:44 AM

 
Dayna Cain
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GORGEOUS image!

2/17/2012 8:42:21 AM

 
Karen E. Gold
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What a beautiful capture!!

2/17/2012 10:51:17 AM

 
Bill Houghton
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Ken, this is such a great shot of this area. Beautiful work and a sure winner. Have a great weekend, Bill

2/17/2012 11:40:41 AM

 
Tammy Espino
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Gorgeous! Oregon is beautifuL!!

2/17/2012 11:59:32 AM

 
Carol L. Quina
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BOTH shots are lovely!

2/17/2012 4:17:08 PM

 
Mary Timman
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Oh this falls is absolutely gorgeous and a heck of a capture. You nailed it Ken!

2/17/2012 4:22:38 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Stunning work, Ken!! Definitely a favorite!!

2/18/2012 8:12:45 AM

 
John Connolly
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This is my kind of country Ken! I would love to visit this part of your country, it looks absolutely magical! Your images should be in a travel brochure.

2/18/2012 1:23:05 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Both are stunning Ken!!

2/18/2012 2:52:07 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Both are so beautiful Ken, classic for sure, and you did well by them

2/19/2012 2:32:21 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Mr. Smith and his travels...capture so many amazing images! Hope you are enjoying this long weekend!

2/19/2012 2:37:05 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Both are beautiful Ken, but you don't get the backside of falls often...the framing is perfect!

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2/19/2012 2:53:18 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Wow, I see why you love it so much....Very pretty!! I would love to see this. :)

2/19/2012 5:42:11 PM

 
Michael Howe
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Both great images,Ken...view from the backside is stunning!!!

2/19/2012 5:51:56 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Fabulous....so beautiful!

2/22/2012 4:53:22 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Let me be the first....

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Ken!

jo ann c.

5/1/2012 8:23:38 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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another superb finalist Ken... huge congrats!!!

5/2/2012 12:14:33 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats again, Ken. Beautiful finalist!

5/2/2012 4:34:48 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Congratulations again Ken!

5/2/2012 4:54:02 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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So lush and green! Congratulations on your finalist, Ken!

5/2/2012 7:04:32 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats on an aawesome finalist, Ken!!

5/2/2012 7:46:42 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations on another awesome finalist, Ken

5/2/2012 9:20:58 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...gorgeous

5/2/2012 10:25:24 AM

 
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Congrats, Ken.
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5/2/2012 12:02:31 PM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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Look at that green ground! Fantastic colors, Ken! Congratulations on your finalist!

5/2/2012 12:58:35 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Fantastic Finalist! Congrats!

5/2/2012 8:23:39 PM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Congrats, awesome pic :-)

5/3/2012 2:44:13 AM

 
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Gorgeous! HDR worke well here

5/3/2012 6:49:05 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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INCREDIBLE,Ken! Congratulations!

5/3/2012 9:26:55 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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INCREDIBLE,Ken! Congratulations!

5/3/2012 9:26:55 AM

 
Carol Eade
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Just beautiful, congratulations on your finalist Ken!

5/3/2012 5:29:56 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on your awesome win! :)

5/4/2012 8:04:32 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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Beautiful, congrats!

5/4/2012 8:12:50 PM

 
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Gorgeous falls and capture of it, Ken. Congratulations on the First Place Win.

5/4/2012 8:37:34 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Love the unique waterfall composition Ken! The spring colors are breath-taking and the veiling is top notch! Congrats on your gold badge!

5/4/2012 9:40:36 PM

 
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SPECTACULAR first place win Ken... WTG it's a beauty!

5/4/2012 10:13:28 PM

 
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Wow, Stunning image, Ken! Big congratulations on your win!!

5/4/2012 10:56:59 PM

 
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WTG Ken!! Big congratulations on this excellent First Place Winner!

5/4/2012 11:32:53 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats on a fantastic winner, Ken!!!

5/4/2012 11:59:22 PM

 
Mariann Kovats
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Congrats on your awesome winner, Ken!

5/5/2012 12:10:51 AM

 
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Congratulations Ken.

5/5/2012 4:13:01 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats, Ken. Beautiful!

5/5/2012 4:36:07 AM

 
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Beautiful image! Congrats on your win!

5/5/2012 4:57:22 AM

 
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A gorgeous scene with a unique POV and wonderful rich greens. Congratulations on your outstanding First Place Win, Ken.

5/5/2012 5:46:28 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on your gorgeous First Place win, Ken!

5/5/2012 5:50:50 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congratulations on your beautiful winner Ken! Great shot!!!!!

5/5/2012 6:12:29 AM

 
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Gorgeous, congrats on your win Ken!

5/5/2012 6:57:11 AM

 
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Such a unique and wonderful perspective, Ken...big congratulations on your 1st place win!

5/5/2012 7:43:34 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS, Ken!

5/5/2012 8:03:26 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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WAY TO GO MR> SMITH! CONGRATS ON THE GOLD!

5/5/2012 8:17:22 AM

 
Gina Cormier
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Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WTG!!!

5/5/2012 8:27:52 AM

 
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BIG Congrats on a spectacular First Place Winner!!

5/5/2012 9:00:29 AM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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A magnificent falls capture, Ken! Gorgeous lighting and water veiling...HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GOLD MEDAL WIN!

5/5/2012 9:23:27 AM

 
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Huge congrats on your beautiful first place winner, Ken!

5/5/2012 9:39:23 AM

 
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Congratulation Ken on beautiful first place winner.

5/5/2012 11:08:34 AM

 
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WTG on this fantastic winner! :-) k

5/5/2012 5:51:00 PM

 
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Such a gorgeous scene!
Congratulations, Ken, on your BIG WINNER!
~♥~Lisa

5/5/2012 7:07:01 PM

 
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WTG, Ken!! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL FIRST PLACE WIN!! AWESOME!!! Deb

5/5/2012 7:28:23 PM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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good job flower boy

5/6/2012 12:03:10 AM

 
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Fabulous capture and POV, Ken. Big CONGRATZ on your fantastic first place winner!

UB.a

5/6/2012 1:54:42 AM

 
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Congratulations on your beautiful First Place!

5/6/2012 6:59:14 AM

 
Patricia Seidler
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Congratulations Ken on your well deserved 1st place win!

5/6/2012 8:44:14 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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It's beautiful, Ken. Congratulations.

5/6/2012 10:32:01 AM

 
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Congrats Ken! This is STUNNING!

5/7/2012 5:41:19 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Wow! How primeval is that? Spectacular capture Ken; congratulations! (There's a waterfall I'm visiting in Iceland, that supposedly you can walk behind--after seeing this image, I've definitely gotta give it a try. Though I won't have the lush greenery that knocks your image out of the park!)

5/7/2012 6:56:44 AM

 
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Oh my, Ken- GORGEOUS work. I'm so impressed. Love the colors, textures, FLOWING water. Everything. I'm happy for your big First Place WIN!! Congratulations!!!

5/7/2012 9:14:28 PM

 
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Just spectacular, Ken. Huge congrats on this very beautiful First Place Gold.

5/8/2012 8:46:32 AM

 
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Flower boy!!! :) Congrats on this beauty! I would have loved to seen this!

5/8/2012 12:17:46 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS KEN...all the way from the south of France....I hope to make it home by Wed. night.
This is amazing. Its about time you won a HUGE award! Well deserved thats for sure! Have a blessed day.

5/8/2012 1:17:50 PM

 
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Congratulations on scoring gold with this beautiful image Ken. Love the POV.

5/11/2012 12:19:57 PM

 
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Well here we are, through thick and thin. It is a joy to be able to be supportive and to congratulate each other for another month of magnificent photographs during May, 2012. I send all of you my very best, Merna Nobile

5/11/2012 3:07:59 PM

 
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Just a stunning capture Ken! Well deserved win!!!

5/27/2012 9:21:51 AM

 
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