Ragged Stream

© Eric Highfield

Ragged Stream

Merna L. Nobile Student 1/18/2011 8:39:17 PM

I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #1345333

Usman M. Bajwa 1/18/2011 9:16:17 PM

Beautiful, Eric. CONGRATZ!!!

UB. #9171937

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 1/19/2011 10:03:15 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Eric. Great water flow, colors and POV! #9175656

Eric Highfield 1/19/2011 10:06:11 PM

Thanks Merna, Usman & Donna! I'm honoured to be selected as a finalist! #9178830

Patrick Rouzes 1/20/2011 1:55:05 PM

Incredible finalist, Eric! WTG! #9181070

Eric Highfield 1/23/2011 2:25:32 PM

Thanks very much Patrick! #9187554

Patrick Rouzes 1/23/2011 5:21:40 PM

Congratulations on the well-deserved winner, Eric! WTG! #9188305

Bill Houghton 1/23/2011 6:35:47 PM

Eric, this is such a beautiful winner. Congratulations, you deserve it. Bill #9188683

Lorna Shutter 1/24/2011 5:34:49 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved 2nd Place Win for this gorgeous image, Eric!!!!! :) Photobucket #9189907

Patricia A. Coblentz 1/24/2011 3:02:14 PM

Glorious liggt and colors in this, Eric...congratulations on your win! #9191236

Randy D. Dinkins 1/24/2011 6:02:23 PM

Great shot and pp work. Always need a red maple leaf around :-). Congratulations on this winning shot. #9191574

Usman M. Bajwa 1/26/2011 8:44:47 AM

CONGRATULATIONS.....!!!

UB. #9195160

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 1/27/2011 10:06:22 AM

Artistic and beautiful Eric! Congratulations on your win!! #9197322

Eric Highfield 1/27/2011 1:31:13 PM

Thanks everyone! Was a wonderful surprise when I got the notification! #9197531

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Description

A side stream at the bottom of Ragged Falls Provincial Park, Ontario Canada.

This is a HDR of 5 long exposures all shot with a 18-55mm lens, with Nikon 4x ND filter, at f22 in 1 f-stop intervals and merged to HDR to really emphasise the detail in the rocks and algae. The correct exposure (+/- 0 EV) was then softened and once again overlaid the merged HDR and set to 25% opacity to add back some the silkiness to the moving water and the overall mistiness to the image that was lost during the HDR process.


Uploaded on 12/1/2010 11:30:55 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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