© Ken Smith


Uploaded: February 17, 2012 03:55:00


Behind South Falls, in Silver Falls State Park, Oregon. There are several classic waterfalls in the park, but South Falls is my favorite off ALL waterfalls I've seen.

HDR image from 5 exposures.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -2.00, ExposureTime: 1/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D


Ken Smith level-classic February 17, 2012

One more.. #1443825

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 17, 2012

Both images are just beautiful, Ken. Like the behind the falls take. #9986874

Joy Rector February 17, 2012

fantastic shot #9986891

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe February 17, 2012

This is lovely! Both of them.. #9986918

Michelle Alton February 17, 2012

Really MAGNIFICENT work, Ken. I see why these are your all-time favorites.

A favorite for me too, in the BP sense. #9986949

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 17, 2012

Outstanding!! #9987057

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 17, 2012

How beautiful... Love also the bg softness... Well done! #9987171

Dayna Cain level-classic February 17, 2012

GORGEOUS image! #9987241

Karen E. Gold level-deluxe February 17, 2012

What a beautiful capture!! #9987464

Bill Houghton February 17, 2012

Ken, this is such a great shot of this area. Beautiful work and a sure winner. Have a great weekend, Bill #9987561

Tammy Espino February 17, 2012

Gorgeous! Oregon is beautifuL!! #9987600

Carol Quina level-classic February 17, 2012

BOTH shots are lovely! #9987962

Mary Timman February 17, 2012

Oh this falls is absolutely gorgeous and a heck of a capture. You nailed it Ken! #9987976

Terry Cervi level-classic February 18, 2012

Stunning work, Ken!! Definitely a favorite!! #9988979

John Connolly February 18, 2012

This is my kind of country Ken! I would love to visit this part of your country, it looks absolutely magical! Your images should be in a travel brochure. #9989370

Renee Doyle February 18, 2012

Both are stunning Ken!! #9989447

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 19, 2012

Both are so beautiful Ken, classic for sure, and you did well by them #9990796

Gail Vitikacs level-classic February 19, 2012

Mr. Smith and his travels...capture so many amazing images! Hope you are enjoying this long weekend! #9990802

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 19, 2012

Both are beautiful Ken, but you don't get the backside of falls often...the framing is perfect!

jo ann c. #9990834

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic February 19, 2012

Wow, I see why you love it so much....Very pretty!! I would love to see this. :) #9991072

Mike R. Howe February 19, 2012

Both great images,Ken...view from the backside is stunning!!! #9991111

Gail Vitikacs level-classic February 22, 2012 beautiful! #9996699


Let me be the first....

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Ken!

jo ann c. #10116968

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 02, 2012

another superb finalist Ken... huge congrats!!! #10117427

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 02, 2012

Congrats again, Ken. Beautiful finalist! #10117850

Mary Timman May 02, 2012

Congratulations again Ken! #10117940

Shawn Jennings May 02, 2012

So lush and green! Congratulations on your finalist, Ken! #10118406

Ellen Hodges May 02, 2012

Huge congrats on an aawesome finalist, Ken!! #10118581

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 02, 2012

Congratulations on another awesome finalist, Ken #10118920

Cathy Barrows May 02, 2012

Congrats on your finalist...gorgeous #10119037

Lucy Abrao level-classic May 02, 2012

Congrats, Ken.
Lucy #10119228

Eivor Kuchta May 02, 2012

Look at that green ground! Fantastic colors, Ken! Congratulations on your finalist! #10119310

Carol L. Fowler May 02, 2012

Fantastic Finalist! Congrats! #10120166

Kim Andelkovic May 03, 2012

Congrats, awesome pic :-) #10120388

May 03, 2012

Gorgeous! HDR worke well here #10120745

Patrick Rouzes May 03, 2012

INCREDIBLE,Ken! Congratulations! #10121001

Patrick Rouzes May 03, 2012

INCREDIBLE,Ken! Congratulations! #10121002

Carol Eade level-addict May 03, 2012

Just beautiful, congratulations on your finalist Ken! #10121561

Tammy Espino May 04, 2012

Congrats on your awesome win! :) #10123413

Liz blahh May 04, 2012

Beautiful, congrats! #10123436

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 04, 2012

Gorgeous falls and capture of it, Ken. Congratulations on the First Place Win. #10123520

Joannie Bertucci level-classic May 04, 2012

Love the unique waterfall composition Ken! The spring colors are breath-taking and the veiling is top notch! Congrats on your gold badge! #10123587

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 04, 2012

SPECTACULAR first place win Ken... WTG it's a beauty! #10123626

Evy Johansen level-classic May 04, 2012

Wow, Stunning image, Ken! Big congratulations on your win!! #10123682

Renee Doyle May 04, 2012

WTG Ken!! Big congratulations on this excellent First Place Winner! #10123746

Ellen Hodges May 04, 2012

Huge congrats on a fantastic winner, Ken!!! #10123767

Mariann Kovats level-classic May 05, 2012

Congrats on your awesome winner, Ken! #10123799

Mary Timman May 05, 2012

Congratulations Ken. #10123994

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 05, 2012

Congrats, Ken. Beautiful! #10124021

Danny B. Head May 05, 2012

Beautiful image! Congrats on your win! #10124047

Lindley Johnson level-classic May 05, 2012

A gorgeous scene with a unique POV and wonderful rich greens. Congratulations on your outstanding First Place Win, Ken. #10124133

Terry Cervi level-classic May 05, 2012

Congrats on your gorgeous First Place win, Ken! #10124140

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic May 05, 2012

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Ken! Great shot!!!!! #10124194

Phyllis H. Burchett May 05, 2012

Gorgeous, congrats on your win Ken! #10124287

Patti Coblentz May 05, 2012

Such a unique and wonderful perspective, Ken...big congratulations on your 1st place win! #10124424

Patrick Rouzes May 05, 2012


Gail Vitikacs level-classic May 05, 2012


Gina Cormier level-classic May 05, 2012

Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WTG!!! #10124529

David Phalen May 05, 2012

BIG Congrats on a spectacular First Place Winner!! #10124598

Rona L. Schwarz May 05, 2012

A magnificent falls capture, Ken! Gorgeous lighting and water veiling...HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GOLD MEDAL WIN! #10124683

Carol Flisak level-addict May 05, 2012

Huge congrats on your beautiful first place winner, Ken! #10124717

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 05, 2012

Congratulation Ken on beautiful first place winner. #10124882

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna May 05, 2012

WTG on this fantastic winner! :-) k #10125312

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic May 05, 2012

Such a gorgeous scene!
Congratulations, Ken, on your BIG WINNER!
~♥~Lisa #10125409

Debra R. Harder May 05, 2012

WTG, Ken!! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL FIRST PLACE WIN!! AWESOME!!! Deb #10125445

Dennis Flanagan May 06, 2012

good job flower boy #10125632

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 06, 2012

Fabulous capture and POV, Ken. Big CONGRATZ on your fantastic first place winner!

UB.a #10125665

Carol Eade level-addict May 06, 2012

Congratulations on your beautiful First Place! #10125915

Patricia Seidler May 06, 2012

Congratulations Ken on your well deserved 1st place win! #10126104

Mitch Spence level-classic May 06, 2012

It's beautiful, Ken. Congratulations. #10126211

Dayna Cain level-classic May 07, 2012

Congrats Ken! This is STUNNING! #10127352

Chris Budny level-deluxe May 07, 2012

Wow! How primeval is that? Spectacular capture Ken; congratulations! (There's a waterfall I'm visiting in Iceland, that supposedly you can walk behind--after seeing this image, I've definitely gotta give it a try. Though I won't have the lush greenery that knocks your image out of the park!) #10127412

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 07, 2012

Oh my, Ken- GORGEOUS work. I'm so impressed. Love the colors, textures, FLOWING water. Everything. I'm happy for your big First Place WIN!! Congratulations!!! #10128534

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic May 08, 2012

Just spectacular, Ken. Huge congrats on this very beautiful First Place Gold. #10129229

Linda D. Lester level-classic May 08, 2012

Flower boy!!! :) Congrats on this beauty! I would have loved to seen this!

Kathy Cline May 08, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS KEN...all the way from the south of France....I hope to make it home by Wed. night.
This is amazing. Its about time you won a HUGE award! Well deserved thats for sure! Have a blessed day. #10129540

David M. Montero May 11, 2012

Congratulations on scoring gold with this beautiful image Ken. Love the POV. #10133778

Merna L. Nobile May 11, 2012

Well here we are, through thick and thin. It is a joy to be able to be supportive and to congratulate each other for another month of magnificent photographs during May, 2012. I send all of you my very best, Merna Nobile

Linda S. Smith level-classic May 27, 2012

Just a stunning capture Ken! Well deserved win!!! #10155473

Cynthia j. Lesley March 19, 2015

Outstanding photo! #11268038

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