Below Grotto

© Randy D. Dinkins

Below Grotto

Tammy M. Anderson Student 3/23/2012 3:23:46 AM

Thats for sure. You have to beat the crowd on this one. Also Laurel Falls is an early morning falls too. Beautiful comp. light and veiling, Randy. #1451347

Jeff W. Robinson 3/23/2012 3:48:30 AM

Great use of the rule! Fantastic exposure and capture! #10050251

Gary Enloe 3/23/2012 4:59:38 AM

Very nice capture Randy. Always nice to beat the crowd #10050387

Monnie Ryan 3/23/2012 5:27:04 AM

Beautifully done, Randy - the composition is outstanding! #10050436

Tammy Espino 3/23/2012 6:17:59 AM

Beautiful!! :) #10050517

Danny B. Head 3/23/2012 6:23:04 AM

Perfect! I'm not sure why, but I have never hiked up to these falls. :( #10050532

Jack Ryan 3/23/2012 6:48:25 AM

Beautiful work! Great POV.comp...!!! #10050587

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/23/2012 8:34:55 AM

As I remember, it is a pretty good hike up to them Danny...

You captured this perfectly Randy, the prettiest I have seen yet of it too Randy ... a fave for me for sure!

jo ann c. #10050727

Shirley A. Kinney 3/23/2012 8:44:29 PM

Beautiful, Randy. #10051432

Terry Cervi 3/24/2012 11:16:12 AM

Randy, this is just stunning!! Has to be a fave! #10052189

Usman M. Bajwa 4/19/2012 3:29:39 AM

Beautiful veiling and HDR processing, Randy. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #10098594

Kathy Wesserling 4/19/2012 3:32:47 AM

Perfect POTD. Congratulations, Randy.

Btw, I'm with you on the "earlier, the smarter" concept. #10098603

Katarina Mansson 4/19/2012 3:56:30 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD! #10098655

Karen Celella 4/19/2012 3:57:08 AM

Congratulations on your lovely POTD, Randy! #10098658

PATRICIA A. CASEY 4/19/2012 4:01:29 AM

Absolutely stunning Randy! Congratulations on a beautiful POTD! Yup..the early bird does get the worm..or the photo....love that time of day! Cheers =^..^= #10098668

Steve D. Hinkle 4/19/2012 4:06:12 AM

Hi Randy- beautiful capture and congratulations! #10098678

Lisa J. Boulden 4/19/2012 4:14:11 AM

Such a beauty, Randy!
Congratulations on your POTD!
♥Lisa #10098698

Ronald A. Livingston 4/19/2012 4:20:28 AM

Randy, Another exceptional photo. Congratulations on the POTD.
Ron #10098708

Bunny Snow 4/19/2012 4:23:33 AM

Well envisioned. Beautifully captured and DD rendition. Love the composition and HDR rendering. Very well done. Congratulations on your POTD!!!! #10098720

Joy Rector 4/19/2012 4:31:55 AM

congrats on the POTD #10098737

Courtenay Vanderbilt 4/19/2012 5:06:40 AM

Simply gorgeous, Randy! Congrats on your POTD! #10098790

Andre Larose 4/19/2012 5:17:33 AM

Exquisite! Congratulations on this beautiful shot!

André #10098808

Terry Cervi 4/19/2012 5:17:45 AM

Congrats on your gorgeous POTD, Randy! #10098809

Linda D. Lester 4/19/2012 5:47:42 AM

Beautiful shot....Congratulations on your POTD! #10098840

Nikki McDonald 4/19/2012 6:07:28 AM

Perfect exposure and a lovely falls - congratulations on the POTD for a beautiful scenic, Randy. #10098853

Cathy Barrows 4/19/2012 6:16:13 AM

Congrats on your gorgeous POTD #10098864

Julianne Bradford 4/19/2012 6:19:58 AM

The early bird getts the best POTD Randy! This is just beautiful..congrats! #10098867

Sabrina Ryan 4/19/2012 6:23:42 AM

Beautiful Capture, Ramdy!! #10098872

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/19/2012 6:24:07 AM

So glad to see the recognition of this great POTD Randy, perfect!

jo ann c. #10098873

Sharon F. Morris 4/19/2012 6:34:48 AM

Beautiful capture. We were there last fall but wrong time of day lots of people. Love this area. Congrats on your beautiful POTD. #10098885

Ann H. Belus 4/19/2012 7:10:02 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, Randy...congratulatons! #10098919

Carol Eade 4/19/2012 7:30:28 AM

Gorgeous HDR, Randy, congratulations on your POTD! #10098928

Joseph T. Pilonero 4/19/2012 7:39:59 AM

Mighty fine work, Randy. Congratulations on POTD, too. TED #10098934

David Phalen 4/19/2012 9:20:24 AM

BIG Congrats on a beautiful POTD!! #10099070

Shelly A. Van Camp 4/19/2012 10:00:45 AM

Pretty Congrats on POTD!! I have never had one, so happy for you!! :) #10099098

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 4/19/2012 1:55:47 PM

WTG on this GORGEOUS POTD, Randy! :-) k #10099350

Jeff W. Robinson 4/19/2012 3:15:06 PM

Congrats Randy on your POTD!! #10099444

John Connolly 4/19/2012 3:28:32 PM

Huge congratulations on your POTD, Randy! Well Done! #10099462

Tammy M. Anderson 4/19/2012 4:15:44 PM

No surprise here. A beautiful POTD. Congrats! #10099512

Randy D. Dinkins 4/19/2012 5:25:21 PM

Thanks everyone. On travels today and just now logged in. Very honored! Loved this place. Besides the fact that it is a beautiful falls, I'm sure the fact that we had it to ourselves with the early morning light, made for the difference in the experience! #10099593

Lindley Johnson 4/19/2012 8:09:06 PM

Beautiful composition, light, flowing water, and HDR work. Congratulations on your wonderful POTD, Randy! #10099853

Stefania Barbier 4/19/2012 11:33:16 PM

congratulations on your wonderful POTD!!! #10100035

Ellen Hodges 4/20/2012 10:14:17 AM

Huge congrats on a fabulous POTD, Randy!! #10100825

Mary K. Robison 4/20/2012 8:51:37 PM

Congratulations on your well earned POTD, Randy! #10101976

Debra R. Harder 4/21/2012 9:15:25 AM

This is absolutely beautiful, Randy! Huge congratulations on your SUPERB POTD!!! Deb #10102667

frank w. degenhardt 4/22/2012 8:10:18 AM

A most beautiful photo of the day. Congratulations my friend. #10104031

Guy D. Biechele 4/22/2012 2:50:30 PM

Beautiful scene and exposure. Congrats! #10104472

Richard D. Love 4/28/2012 8:11:48 AM

Congratulations, Randy. Wonderful light and movement!

Rick #10112518


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Description

Another shot of Grotto Falls in the Smokies. A popular place as it is close to Gatlinburg, we had it to ourselves early this morning. Just following the photographer's rule #??? for popular places: get there early, better light, less people :). Quite a few were heading up as we headed back down. Wide angle HDR.

Exif: F Number: 9.9, ExposureTime: 38555/100000 seconds, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 22.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 3/23/2012 3:17:05 AM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

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