Golden Falls

© Bill Wyatt

Golden Falls

Uploaded: July 16, 2006


3.0s at F/6.4, ISO 100, 15.1mm, tripod, CP, ND6. Taken at Ricketts Glenn State Park in PA. Slight boost of saturation only in PS. We were havig a bad draught last year when we visited the Park so the pickins were slim. But they were still beautiful.

Exif: FNumber: 6.4, ExposureBiasValue: 0/100, ExposureTime: 3, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 100, WhiteBalance: manual white balance


Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 17, 2006

Colorful and refreshing Bill!!! #485542

Paul Michko July 17, 2006

Very beautiful capture, Bill. #3038914

Julie Robinson July 17, 2006

A really 'golden' capture Bill! #3039018

Roxanne M. Bubar July 17, 2006

Bill what a gorgeous capture. #3039091

Rakesh Syal level-classic July 17, 2006

Love the feel of texture, Bill! #3039139

Roger Bernabo July 17, 2006

Wonderful eidged textures; always good to see flowing water #3039150

Su Sana E. P level-classic July 17, 2006

Simply a fabulous capture and composition, Bill!! #3039153

Nadine A. Lewis July 17, 2006

Beautiful image, Bill! Love the clarity and textures!

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Ray Thoms July 17, 2006

Beautiful image Bill.....lots of water this year and some beautiful results #3039194

Peggy J. Maguire July 17, 2006

Hi Bill,Beautiful Image,you are so good at this....Peggy #3039302

Sharon King July 17, 2006

Another Beauty Bill, the golden color is just amazing! #3039700

Paula Dwyer July 17, 2006

Looks like beautiful molten gold!!
Excellent capture Bill!! :) #3039750

Tamara K. Walker level-classic July 17, 2006

The color is just beautiful, wonderful exposure. For slim pickings I think you found the perfect spot. #3039764

Tressie Davis July 17, 2006

Love the slow shutterspeed here, and the comp is wonderful! #3039875

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 17, 2006

So beautiful Bill!! I absolutely love these waterfall images!! <>< #3039925

Mary N C. Taitt July 17, 2006

Sure looks lovely to me, really pretty, love the blurred motion and tones. Mary :-) #3039948

Evy Johansen level-classic July 17, 2006

Another beutiful image!! Wonderful colors, Bill! #3040087

Nadya Johnson July 17, 2006

Another gorgeous waterfall! This is what happens when I'm late getting to the site .... Paula already used the words that came into my mind: molten gold does describe this perfectly!! An outstanding capture, Bill! #3040108

Kathy Reeves July 17, 2006

Bill you do a wonderful job with these waterfalls! Another beauty!!! I love the contrast in the texture of the water and rocks! #3040154

Stephen Zacker July 17, 2006

Like all the different colors and textures #3040194

Life Expressions July 17, 2006

Simply beautiful, Bill! I love it! #3040343

Chastity Abbott July 17, 2006

Bill this is brilliant, this image allows me to hear and smell all the wondeous beauty as seen in this portrait! LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! #3040486

Melissa G. Meiselman July 17, 2006

Bill, this is wonderfully composed...the angles make for a very strong composition. Love the silky feel of the water and the golden textures!!! #3040637

ALLEN O. HOWARD July 17, 2006

Simple, and simply beautiful! Extremely well done Bill. The exposure, composition, colors and the boost in saturation have all added up to a wonderful image, Allen #3040666

July 17, 2006

This is beautiful Bill... I'll have to agree with Allen's comment... Great photo... I'm jealous... :o) #3040735

Robert R. Goodman July 17, 2006

Hi Bill,Wonderful image.Fantastic Waterfall!!!!! #3040878

Laura Clay-Ballard July 17, 2006

the colors are GREAT in this image. And, the flow of water is captured beautifully. #3040946

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 17, 2006

The colors and textures are amazing, Bill! Wonderful capture! #3040965

Joy Rector July 17, 2006

gorgeous capture #3040983

Lavone Vannoy July 17, 2006

Oooohh! What a superb capture! I wish I could go there and dip my feet in the cool waters. I love the look and feel of this photo. You could just smell the air above...hear the birds...Bill this is beautiful!!! #3041426

Manuel Barrera July 17, 2006

Wonderful capture, silky water and vibrant colors. #3041546

Karen Engelbreth July 17, 2006

Another wonderful find - great shot, Bill! #3041644

Bill Houghton July 17, 2006

Beautiful scene Bill. Good shot. I love water falls. #3041727

July 17, 2006

Soooo cool and refreshing...looks like gold in the rocks!!! Better try some panning for gold! This is really lovely, Bill. #3041747

Jenny D July 17, 2006

Very beautiful! #3041907

Glenn E. Urquhart July 17, 2006

A very beautiful composition, Bill!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3042032

Darryl Wilkinson July 17, 2006

I like the contrast and textures you've captured so well, Bill! #3042432

Bridgette B July 17, 2006

WOW.........EXCELLENT capture!! #3042492

Carla Metzler July 17, 2006

Great textures and gorgeous image, Bill! #3042564

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 17, 2006

Beautiful! #3042845

Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 17, 2006

They just keep coming, great image Bill, my favorite of your water shots! #3043251

Bill Wyatt July 18, 2006

I want to thank everyone that commented on this photo I appreciate them all! #3044331

Dennis Flanagan July 18, 2006

I really like the colors in the rocks here Bill. Good job on it. #3044907

Bill Wyatt July 18, 2006

Thank you Dennis that is very kind of you. #3045226

Pat Gamwell July 18, 2006

Beautiful water shot, Bill! Love the gold tones & the lighting is perfection! #3047127

Daniel Diaz July 19, 2006

Love the veiling and color tones Bill!! #3047768

Bill Wyatt July 19, 2006

Thank you Pat and Daniel for your kind comments. #3048510

Jill Odice level-classic July 19, 2006

Another lovely veiled waterfall shot! Good one ! Wish we had some water around here in the desert to photograph :-) #3051244

Stan Lubach July 19, 2006

Beautiful scene, Bill. Very well composed. #3051403

Anne D. Eigen July 19, 2006

Beautiful water and textures/colors in the rocks, Bill! Excellent work!!! #3051532

Bill Wyatt July 20, 2006

Thank you Jill, Stan and Anne for your kind words and comments. #3054178

Jane Summa July 20, 2006

I love the levels, textures & colors in this image, Bill! You sure are giving the judges a challenge this month :-)!! gorgeous! #3054372

Bill Wyatt July 20, 2006

Thank you very much that is so kind of you Jane. #3055032

Vashistha Pathak July 20, 2006

Very Beautiful shot Bill, colors and composition are excellent. #3056247

Bill Wyatt July 21, 2006

Thank you very much Nikku. #3057908

Andrea Bonsack July 21, 2006

This is stunning Bill. I love the detail in this, and softness of the water is beautiful. #3057991

Bill Wyatt July 21, 2006

Thank you very much Andrea for you nice comment. #3058992

Susie Peek-Swint July 21, 2006

I love the colours and silkiness of the water ~ this is one beautiful shot Bill! #3059943

Bill Wyatt July 21, 2006

Thank you so much Susie that is very kind of you. #3060031

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic July 22, 2006

GREAT series of waterfall images, Bill. This one is my favorite. The composition and the colors are awesome as is the capture of the water. #3062897

Bill Wyatt July 22, 2006

Thank you very much Kirsten. #3063140

William Johnson July 31, 2006

Great image, well done yet again Bill. Bill J. #3106562

Carol Sawyer July 31, 2006

Bill Beautiful shot of the water. So much detail in this photo. Great!!!! #3106931

Bill Wyatt July 31, 2006

Thank you very much for you kind words Carol. #3106954

Dennis Flanagan August 23, 2006

Congratulations on this finalist Bill. #3204624

Carla Metzler August 26, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS Bill!! :D #3218180

Bill Wyatt August 26, 2006

Thank you so much Dennis and Carla for you kind and supportive words. #3218255

Kara L. Hendricks August 26, 2006


Chastity Abbott August 26, 2006

YIPPPPPEEEEE!!!!! LOOK AT YOU!!!! Congrats!!! #3218325

Amy JACKSON August 26, 2006

Congratulations of both of your finalists Bill!!!! :) #3218592

Kenneth Mucke August 26, 2006

Way to go Bill...Congrats on this awesome finalist #3218659

Robert R. Goodman August 26, 2006

A very big congratulation to my friend.Way to go Bill!!!!! #3218748

Ronald F. Fischer August 26, 2006

Bill, congratulations on your well deserved finalists and good luck in the next round!! #3218794

ALLEN O. HOWARD August 26, 2006


Bill Wyatt August 26, 2006

Thank you so much Kara, Chastity, Amy, Ken, Robert, Ronald and Allen for being so supportive and for being my friends. #3219157

Sylvia Rossler August 26, 2006

Congratulations Bill :O) #3219449

Judyann Plante August 26, 2006

I am so happy to see this here! Big congratulations, Bill!

Judyann ><> #3219828

Jenny Bosmans August 26, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Bill! :) #3219894

Ray Clarke August 26, 2006

Congratulations on this lovely shot Bill #3220023

David Pratt August 26, 2006

Congrats on this finalist! Great shot.. #3220024

Glenn E. Urquhart August 26, 2006

Bill, a BIG Congrats on being chosen a finalist!!! Well Deserved! Cheers Glenn #3220512

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe August 26, 2006


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Carol Sawyer August 26, 2006

Beautiful capture Bill, Congratulations!!!! #3220773

Anne D. Eigen August 26, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Bill! #3220820

Jenny D August 26, 2006

Congrats! #3221082

Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 26, 2006

I knew it! Big congratulations, Bill! #3221227

Tressie Davis August 26, 2006

So happy for you - congrats!! #3221349

Revonda L. Gentry August 26, 2006

Congratulations Bill on this very awesome image!! #3221369

Nadine A. Lewis August 26, 2006

Yeah!!! Congratulations Bill!!! I'm so excited for you!

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Su Sana E. P level-classic August 26, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Bill!! I'm soooo happy for you. #3221899

Tamara K. Walker level-classic August 26, 2006

Congratulations, a well deserved finalist. #3222010

Manuel Barrera August 26, 2006

Congratulations, Bill, No One deserves it better, good luck in the next round. #3222144

Ken Smith level-classic August 26, 2006

Bill, congratulations on both your finalists. Very well done!! #3223075

Nadya Johnson August 26, 2006

Bill, a HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful finalist!!! Outstanding! #3223231

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 26, 2006

Congratulations Bill!! <>< #3223243

August 26, 2006

I don't know how I missed this one! It is stunning Bill! Congrats on the very much deserved finalist! #3223254

Melissa G. Meiselman August 26, 2006

Congratulations, Bill on this stunning finalist!!!! #3223339

Crossroad Photography August 26, 2006

A big congratulations on your well deserved finalist! WTG!!!!!!! #3223393

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe August 26, 2006

Congratulations Bill, on your finalist photo!!!! #3223408

Julie Robinson August 27, 2006

Congrats on your super finalist!!! #3223910

Pat Gamwell August 27, 2006

Fantastic, Bill! BIG CONGRATS! #3224043

Husain Akhtar August 27, 2006

Warmest congratulations for being a great finalist, Bill! Very well deserved success! #3224307

Wendy Stevenson August 27, 2006

Big Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Bill!! Best of luck to you in the next round!!! #3225968

August 27, 2006

Toot, toot,toot! Congratulaations for being a finalist with this wonderful capture, Bill!!!!! #3226091

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic August 27, 2006

Big Congratulations Bill!,
Amalia #3226564

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 27, 2006

Huge congratulation on an awesome finalist Bill. Way to go buddy well deserved. #3226904

Stephen Zacker August 27, 2006

All your super waterfall images paid off. Congratulations #3228865

Ross Throndson August 28, 2006

Big Congratulations, Bill...I'm very Happy for you...Looks like the Pickens weren't so slim after all!! :^) #3230094

Bill Wyatt August 28, 2006

Thank you all so much I appreciate your support and friendship very much!! #3230232

Bridgette B August 28, 2006

Congratulations on this stunning finalist! #3230500

Vashistha Pathak August 28, 2006

Congratulations Bill!,

Your hard work about photography is now showing its joyful colours.....
I know its very hard to become a better photo finalist..I am still wating for it...
As you one of my fav. photogrpher I want to see you as a winner.

Best wishes
nikku #3231300

Bill Wyatt August 28, 2006

Thank you so much Bridgette and Nikku for you very kind and supportive comments. #3232349

Roxanne M. Bubar August 28, 2006

Congrats. #3233763

Rakesh Syal level-classic August 28, 2006

Love this finalist, Bill! #3233857

Lavone Vannoy August 28, 2006

OH YEAH!!!! I AM SOOOOO happy that you got a finalist for at least one of you GORGEOUS water scenes (they ALL deserve it)!!! Amazing..and WELL deserved!!!!!!!!! :) #3236880

Gary Lange August 29, 2006

I don't know how I missed this image, Bill!! This is amazing. I love taking water shots myself and I appreciate your artistry. Congrats on this wonderful finalist! #3239231

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 29, 2006

This really is beautiful, congratulations Bill! #3240501

Bill Wyatt August 29, 2006

Thank you Roxanne, Rakesh, Lavone, Gary and Donna for your support and kind comments. #3240758

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic September 01, 2006

Congratulations Bill. They picked my favorite - yeah! Very well deserved finalist. #3255746

Lorri Shane September 01, 2006

Congrats again, Bill! I really love the gold sparkley tones in this! Nice compostition! #3255903

Bill Wyatt September 02, 2006

Thank you so much Kirsten and Lorri for your kind supportive words. I appreciate them very much! #3259580

Carol Teal September 08, 2006

A belated congrats Bill for your finalist photo! I knew you received one, but not two! I love all your waterfalls Bill, and this one is especially nice with the gold colors. #3285984

Paul Michko September 11, 2006

Congratulations on this marvelous finalist, Bill. #3293957

Bill Wyatt September 11, 2006

Thank you Carol and Paul for your kind words. I apperciate it very much. #3294785

Ray Thoms September 27, 2006

Congratulations again Bill, deserved! #3371436

eileen bedford September 27, 2006

Congratulations, Bill


Kenneth Mucke September 27, 2006

Super finalist Bill...good luck in the next round #3371973

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 27, 2006

Congratulations!!! #3376027

Evy Johansen level-classic September 27, 2006

Many congratulations on your well deserved finalist, Bill!! #3376236

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 27, 2006


Kathy Reeves September 29, 2006

Another beautiful finalist Bill! Well deserved! #3384848

David Pratt October 01, 2006

Congrats Bill! This one is really nice. I love the colors. I don't know how I missed this one.

Dave #3393331

John V. Roscich level-deluxe October 01, 2006

JOHN #3395522

Amit Sheokand August 16, 2007

beautiful image......amazing colors #4656816

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