Morning Sunlight

© David L. Godwin

Morning Sunlight

Brad Winget 8/17/2014 11:18:14 AM 2

Nice work with light and shadow #1583291

David L. Godwin 8/17/2014 11:57:38 AM

Thank Brad for the comment. That was the hardest part of this photo was balancing the dark shadows of the waterfall with the bright sun off the mossy rocks. I did not want to have to use HDR and so I worked the dynamic range as best as possible and did some balancing of tones and brightness in post processing.
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Brad Winget 8/17/2014 4:10:41 PM

Why the aversion to HDR? I use it a lot. I do appreciate how not using it on this shot makes it so much harder. #11110273

David L. Godwin 8/17/2014 4:15:03 PM

I like using HDR for a lot of situations but sometimes in nature landscape shots it can create unrealistic looking results. #11110276

Brad Winget 8/17/2014 4:20:58 PM

True, I see that a lot too. However if I am on tripod I will always bracket to give myself the option. Many times I have taken the sky from HDR and used the single shot to combine. #11110280

Judith Redmount 9/24/2014 4:22:57 PM

love it #11143172

James Kooper 9/29/2014 11:08:11 PM

Its a heavenly place man! #11148218

Madonna Ashman 10/3/2014 5:38:20 PM

Wow this is beautful #11150929

Wanda-Lynn Searles 10/8/2014 7:52:52 PM

Beautiful capture! #11154665

Jeff Sielski 10/9/2014 4:40:11 PM

Nice work great composition #11155044

Madonna Ashman 10/29/2014 3:24:06 AM

Beautiful David. This place looks so peaceful. #11170448

Usman M. Bajwa 10/29/2014 3:29:35 AM

Wow, very nice veiling. Vongratz on the POTD!!

UB. #11170449

Kalena Randall 10/29/2014 3:42:54 AM

Very nice shot! #11170452

Deborah C. Lewinson 10/29/2014 3:52:47 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, David, for this stunning image! #11170459

Joy Rector 10/29/2014 4:15:34 AM

congrats on the POTD #11170462

Ellen Hodges 10/29/2014 4:27:50 AM

Huge congrats on a gorgeous POTD,mDavid!! #11170470

Carol Flisak 10/29/2014 5:06:44 AM

Beautiful image, David... wonderful veiling in the water and play of light and shadows! Congratulations on your POTD! #11170498

Joe Tello 10/29/2014 5:19:02 AM

Congradulations on Photo of the day! Well done! #11170503

Patricia A. Casey 10/29/2014 6:07:38 AM

congratulations on a lovely POTD.... #11170568

Lindley Johnson 10/29/2014 6:53:59 AM

Simply gorgeous! Congratulations on your wonderful POTD, David. #11170589

Emile Abbott 10/29/2014 8:42:47 AM

Awesome capture and work David, Congrats on POTD #11170643

Nancy L. Green 10/29/2014 11:34:38 AM

GORGEOUS image David, this is FANTSTIC!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #11170727

Nadia Paul 10/29/2014 1:18:16 PM

Stunning work David - congrats on your POTD! #11170794

Eileen M. Joyce 10/29/2014 7:12:57 PM

This is lovely. But I wonder what it would look like without the blur. I think the color reflected in the water falling would also be interesting.
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Richard M. Waas 10/30/2014 3:29:27 AM

Congrats on a well deserved POTD!! #11171632

Mary K. Robison 10/30/2014 5:44:36 AM

Marvelous capture, and a very well-earned POTD, David! Congrats! #11171763

Teresa A. Burnett 10/30/2014 6:37:38 AM

Beautiful capture, David!! Congratulations on your POTD!! #11171865

Diane Addonizio 10/30/2014 10:38:57 AM

Very well captured! #11172538

Michel Gagnon 10/30/2014 10:52:33 AM

Amazing photo! #11172552

Lisa B. North 10/30/2014 6:36:46 PM

Beautiful color and veiling of the waterfall! Nice seeing it on POTD! congrats!! #11173364

Michael Lynch 10/30/2014 6:38:48 PM

Beautiful and congrats ! #11173367

Wanda-Lynn Searles 11/3/2014 4:33:18 PM

Beautiful capture!! #11177237

Nikki McDonald 1/13/2015 6:20:40 AM

Gorgeous cool colors and nice work on the water. Belated congratulations on your POTD and Staff Favorite. #11224081

Cher Richardson 1/13/2015 5:44:16 PM

Very nicely done.Nice light and comp. #11224347

Sharon Crook 2/27/2015 5:15:43 PM

I love your work Brad...shots are inspiring! #11255236

Victoria Ramiza 3/22/2015 11:56:44 AM

Love it. I mean, LOVE IT #11269681

Michael Revera 4/1/2015 1:27:51 PM

it's just beautiful,i worked in printing for 30 years before I was disable so I know a beautiful picture when I see one. #11276752

Photographer 1/3/2016 10:52:24 PM

so beautiful #11418935

Robert F. Walker 7/1/2016 10:10:09 AM

Nice Contrast, Water and the Moss on the Rocks. #11490983

Suvarna D. Ketkar- Lee 7/28/2016 7:52:08 AM

COOL capture. #11499492

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This shot was taken at a small creek near Sol Duc Falls on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State

Exif: f/14, ISO: 100, 51mm

Uploaded on 8/17/2014 8:05:51 AM
Entered into contest on 8/17/2014 8:07:45 AM


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