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Tammy D. Ferren level-deluxe 2/1/2009 12:01:06 AM

Beautiful work. Gorgeous scene and colors. I love the movement of the leaves you captured! #1076596

Randy A. Baumhover level-deluxe 2/1/2009 8:25:36 AM

A true beauty, very well done! RB #7113531

Guy C. Crilly level-deluxe 2/1/2009 8:37:04 AM

Nicely done. #7113571

Summer A. Kozisek level-deluxe 2/23/2009 10:56:47 AM

Great work Neil, this is a beautiful image. Good luck in the next round! #7198786

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe 2/23/2009 12:33:57 PM

Congratulations on this very beautiful and well deserving finalist, Neil!! Good luck on the next round!! #7199969

Alex T. Mizuno level-deluxe 2/23/2009 1:06:30 PM

Fantastic work Neil! The movement of the water in this quiet landscape makes the whole image special. Congratulations on your Finalist!! #7200239

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-deluxe 2/23/2009 2:38:29 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Neil!! This is gorgeous! #7201357

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 2/23/2009 4:08:35 PM

Congrats Neil and best luck for the next round !! (This is Big Winner IMO) #7202031

Cathy Barrows 2/23/2009 5:15:49 PM

Congrats on your finalist...cool #7202741

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-deluxe 2/23/2009 5:19:06 PM

Congrats Neil. Well done.
JP #7202775

Sandy Powers 2/23/2009 6:12:50 PM

Yayyy! Congratulations, Neil! A no-brainer choice for a finalist -- and a winner! :) #7203270

Jennifer L. Alder 2/23/2009 7:04:56 PM

Wow! What a gorgeous image, Neil. Congrats! :) #7203897

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe 2/23/2009 11:15:43 PM

Wonderful image, Neil. Congratulations! #7205528

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 2/23/2009 11:47:04 PM

A gorgeous capture. CONGRATS on this superb Finalist entry and good luck in the next round, Neil. A Winner in my books!!!

Usman. #7205662

Erin Kirsten level-deluxe 2/24/2009 8:38:53 AM

I absolutely knew we would see this again! I would imagine we will see this in the winners circle too! Congrats to you! #7207661

Dennis S. Brennan level-deluxe 2/24/2009 9:04:53 AM

Love the movement in those leaves. Congrats in the final. #7207835

Ben M. Trapnell level-deluxe 2/24/2009 11:15:09 AM

I am truly taken by this image, Neil. Congratulations on a well-deserved "finalist." #7208501

Remi Trepanier 2/24/2009 3:38:44 PM

You have beautiful pictures. I really enjoy this one :) #7210112

Corinne M. Thompson level-deluxe 2/24/2009 5:31:44 PM

Wow, this is so beautiful! Congrats on your finalist! #7210568

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 2/26/2009 2:38:05 PM

Still not believe this image is not a winner.. Maybe, BP chose randomly from the finalists. #7218987

Neil R. Shapiro 2/26/2009 10:25:48 PM

Thank you everyone for your kind comments. There are so many awesome photos here, it's an honor just to get a finalist. And there's always next month!
#7220334

Jen M 3/6/2009 3:47:27 PM

Congratulations on this GORGEOUS finalist!! #7252448

Michael J. Bandy 4/20/2009 10:33:10 AM

Wow! Amazing shot! Beautiful painterly feel excellent sharpness! #7423663

Robert Baer level-deluxe 6/19/2009 7:45:53 PM

wow
what an amazing image. love that natural eddy that you capturedd. #7652382

Eugenio Diaz level-deluxe 6/20/2009 7:53:30 AM

Congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist! #7655724

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Description

Taken with a 1.6 second shutter speed, this is the leaves moving in the natural Eddy of this waterfall. I used a ND filter and a GND together since it was daytime and there was some backlighting1.

This is "upper Niskayuna falls" for lack of an official or better name. It's a two tiered falls -- the only major one in Niskayuna (my town) that I know about. Just about 10 feet behind where I am standing (in the water) with the camera, this water goes down a 50+ foot falls. Unfortunately, the bigger falls is really hard to photograph given all the trees, and lack of a good place to stand to see it. So I make due with the upper falls.

Exif: F Number: 18, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 16/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 125, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 12.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90

Uploaded on 1/31/2009 10:44:21 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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