Skógafoss II

Leslie McLain Student 10/30/2012 6:40:02 PM

An amazing capture, Chris. #1495490

Joanna Kovalcsik 3/2/2013 4:37:25 AM

Great perspective shot, Christopher! #10592887

Joy Rector 3/2/2013 4:51:45 AM

I agree, breathtaking and well captured #10592900

Patricia A. Coblentz 3/2/2013 4:57:38 AM

The person standing at the base of the fall gives a great perspective of just how huge this fall is...amazing capture, Chris! #10592906

Katarina Mansson 3/2/2013 5:02:04 AM

Amazing fall, great scale, wonderful comp. Excellent work Chris! #10592913

Dr Silly 3/2/2013 2:39:40 PM

Awesome. :O) #10593745

Bob Cournoyer 3/2/2013 7:27:42 PM

:-) #10594001

Randy D. Dinkins 3/3/2013 3:52:52 AM

Great shot (!!), pov and comp. Looks to be an amazing place. #10594270

Christopher J. Budny 3/3/2013 7:51:58 AM

Thank you all very much! This is the one waterfall I regret not spending more time at on our trip... all the more reason to go back! :) #10594574

Sharon 3/20/2013 7:04:33 PM

Spectacular, Chris!!! #10617643

Christopher J. Budny 3/21/2013 6:31:22 AM

Thank you, Sharon! #10618297

Michele Peterson 4/28/2013 5:10:12 PM

My favorite! Congratulations, Chris! #10671375

Stephen Shoff 4/28/2013 8:46:19 PM

Impressive. Congratulations, Chris #10672031

Stefania Barbier 4/29/2013 12:46:29 AM

wonderful finalist... huge congrats!!! #10672447

Christopher J. Budny 4/29/2013 5:30:19 AM

Thank you, folks! #10672933

Joanna Kovalcsik 4/29/2013 7:16:40 AM

A majestic Finalist, Chris...congratulations! #10673144

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 4/29/2013 10:48:03 AM

Yeah Chris, congrats. This is a favorite for me too! #10673615

Peggy J. Pfister 4/29/2013 4:02:13 PM

Another amazing finalist! Congrats, Chris! #10674285

Martha R. Mazon 4/29/2013 7:11:35 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Chris!! #10674689

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 4/29/2013 7:12:11 PM

I'm thrilled for you Chris, congrats again! #10674691

Bob Cournoyer 4/29/2013 7:25:26 PM

Excellent, Chris... :-) #10674725

Michele Peterson 4/29/2013 7:56:56 PM

I just love when one of my favorites go GOLD! I'm guessing you're pretty happy too! Congratulations, Chris! #10674845

Deborah C. Lewinson 4/29/2013 8:25:10 PM

Congrats on your win for this powerful and beautiful image, Chris!

Debby #10674902

Joanna Kovalcsik 4/29/2013 8:39:42 PM

Perspective changing from silver to GOLD...what a great switch! Congrats, Chris! :o) #10674951

Sylvia Rourke 4/29/2013 9:07:08 PM

stunning image, fabulous perspective and comp, congrats on your Gold win Chris! #10675008

Stefania Barbier 4/30/2013 12:16:22 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner! #10675262

Usman M. Bajwa 4/30/2013 4:31:34 AM

Happy to see this image get Golden, Chris. Big CONGRATZ!!!

UB. #10675517

Linda D. Lester 4/30/2013 5:35:08 AM

Glad to see this shot.....Congratulations! #10675621

Gayle Johnson 4/30/2013 6:10:31 AM

This has been a favorite of mine since you first posted it. Congratulations!
#10675658

Monnie Ryan 4/30/2013 6:51:24 AM

Congratulations on a well-deserved win, Chris! WTG! #10675784

Christopher J. Budny 4/30/2013 9:13:46 AM

Thank you all very much! I'm thrilled this made it to 2nd, as it has long been a favorite from my Iceland trip. The towering falls seem unbelievably huge, and the lone person at the bottom was just perfect for showing some scale! #10676097

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/30/2013 10:01:58 AM


Awesome 2nd Place winner Chris!


Big congratulations! #10676202

Debra R. Harder 4/30/2013 10:21:33 AM

This is so brilliantly composed, Chris. Huge congratulations on your outstanding GOLD WINNER!!! #10676244

Leslie McLain 4/30/2013 10:35:30 AM

Congrats on a fantastic winner, Chris. Love the sense of scale that the person provides. #10676291

Daniella Puente 4/30/2013 10:52:47 AM

Beautiful photo Chris, congrats! #10676361

Lindley Johnson 4/30/2013 12:48:59 PM

Big congratulations on your terrific winner, Chris - I can understand why it's a favorite of yours - it's outstanding! #10676538

Mitch Spence 4/30/2013 12:50:25 PM

Yay, Chris. Favorite all the ways it could be a favorite. Congratulations. #10676541

Rona L. Schwarz 4/30/2013 9:14:00 PM

It is definitely a favorite of mine, as well, Chris! Truly a spectacular sight and a brilliant composition with the lone figure to give it scale. Huge Congratulations on this marvelous Gold Winner! #10677248

Phyllis Burchett 4/30/2013 10:04:43 PM

Congrats on this fabulous winner Chris, can't wait to see it in person!!! #10677287

Christopher J. Budny 5/1/2013 6:14:09 AM

Thank you all very much! I was very fortunate to catch the lone figure standing still for a brief moment - he moved on a few seconds later, and then a small crowd arrived shortly after. #10677656

Mary Beth Aiello 5/1/2013 1:39:09 PM

Spectacular in every way, Chris. Huge congrats on this simply outstanding Gold. Love it. #10678163

Carmody Baker 5/1/2013 7:22:30 PM

Such a nice capture. Congratulations Chris. #10678479

Christopher J. Budny 5/2/2013 7:11:57 AM

Thank you both! #10678993

Gail P. Sullivan 5/2/2013 12:27:26 PM

Amazing work, Christopher....congrats! #10679325

Christopher J. Budny 5/3/2013 9:40:59 AM

Thanks so much, Gail! Iceland's beauty makes it easier, for sure! #10680445

Ken Smith 5/3/2013 2:52:50 PM

A gold winner for sure, Chris...congrats to you!! #10680807

Katarina Mansson 5/4/2013 5:16:25 AM

Ditto to my previous comment ;)

Happy to see this getting golden!

Congratulations on your creative and beautiful 2nd place winner Chris! #10681347

Christine Czernin 5/4/2013 8:43:42 AM

The sheer hight of this waterfall is amazing.
But the lone man makes the gold win.
Many congratulations Chris. #10681545

Renee Doyle 5/4/2013 4:28:55 PM

Awesome!!!! BIG congrats to you Chris on this stunning capture and deserving winner!!! #10681906

Christopher J. Budny 5/6/2013 9:46:11 AM

Many thanks, folks! This definitely has me pining to go back...! #10683467

Kay Beausoleil 5/27/2013 8:19:14 AM

Chris, this is a perfect lesson on how to make the best of imperfect shooting conditions (evident in your B&W of Skogafoss). You've shown Massive in a compelling way, so deserving of your win -- congratulations! And yes, I want to go back, too. #10709248

Christopher J. Budny 5/27/2013 11:02:45 AM

Thank you very much, Kay! I want to try for 2014 for a return trip...! #10709617

Howard Eisenberg 6/1/2013 3:48:56 AM

Very powerful image. Congrats on the 2nd Place. Great image #10717674

Christopher J. Budny 6/2/2013 8:42:00 AM

Thanks so much! I was lucky to have just the lone figure - and that they stood still for a lengthened exposure! #10719319

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Description

One of my favorites from the Iceland trip, reworked a bit. This massive waterfall was just breathtaking!
3/13 Second Place - Theme (Showing Motion)

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 10/29/2012 7:06:15 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Christopher J. Budny. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.