In Nature's Fury

© Lisa J. Boulden

In Nature's Fury

Uploaded: September 03, 2009

Description


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Adventuresome tourists brave the base of Niagara Falls.
Cave of the Winds.


Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/5000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Comments

Courtenay Vanderbilt September 03, 2009

Fantastic image, Lisa! You have really captured the force of the falls! #1176178

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 03, 2009

Fannnnnn...tastic Lisa!

Looks like a sure winner friend!

jo ann c. #7913677

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic September 03, 2009

Excellent capture Lisa!,
Amalia #7913930

Anne M. Young level-addict September 03, 2009

Fantastic - I keep thinking your feet must have got very wet - you have captured the force and speed so well here #7914018

Michelle Alton September 04, 2009

I love when you take us back to Niagara. Your camera sees things we've never seen before. #7914521

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic September 04, 2009

Wonderful capture Lisa!!! I've never been to the Falls - and I was certainly missing your beautiful images lately! Thanks for taking me there again! Keep shooting these beauties Girl!!! #7914936

Shawn Jennings level-classic September 04, 2009

Great capture and perfect title for this one, Lisa! #7914970

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 04, 2009

superb pov and capture Lisa! #7916787

Chris Schlosser September 05, 2009

Great capture, Lisa!! #7917329

A P September 05, 2009

Awesome exposure on all this white, Lisa. Love it! #7918625

Robert S. Grauer September 06, 2009

Very powerful image! #7920287

Joannie Bertucci level-classic September 09, 2009

Lisa, this is unbelieveble! Your composition is flawless! Having the people in your composition gives the viewer a great sense of scale! Powerful image is right! #7927437

Scott D. Moody September 10, 2009

This is a spectacular shot!!! Awesome job. #7933288

Aimee C. Eisaman September 12, 2009

This one really shows how awesome and powerful those falls are...just the right amount of fury along side the delicate structure the tiny people are on! Wonderful Work! :~) #7937497

Smita Pawar September 20, 2009

This is an awesome capture Lisa. #7964627

Louie Zaninovich September 23, 2009

Lisa,
Excellent view point at the Cave of the Winds! I've always wondered what shots one could get from down there and you've captured this one perfectly! Great job again on our beautiful Falls!
Louie #7976865

Erica Murphy level-deluxe October 17, 2009

WOW Lisa, this is STUNNING!! #8045577

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic June 20, 2011

Honestly, Lisa - NOBODY shoots the Falls from this spot as spectacularly as you do! (and, with no water spots on the lens, either - miracle time!) #9470250

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 28, 2011

Great capture, title, and finalist, Lisa!

Congratulations!
Debby #9561242

Jennifer L. Alder July 28, 2011

Great work, Lisa! congrats today :) #9561286

Tammy Espino July 28, 2011

Congratulations on your awesome finalist! Good luck next round :) #9561329

Teresa Moore July 28, 2011

Absolutely breathtaking! Congratulations #9561683

Sharon Sawyer July 28, 2011

WTG, Lisa!!! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved finalist!!! All the best in the next round! #9561884

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic July 29, 2011

Can we say........."WINNER"????!!!!!!!!! (No doubt in my mind that it will go high.) #9562466

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 29, 2011

Lovely capture, Lisa. CONGRATZ on the Finalist!!! Good luck up next.

UB. #9562480

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe July 29, 2011

Wonderful shot Lisa with your signature processing. Congrats on your fantastic finalist and best of luck to you in the next round! #9563141

Cathy Barrows July 29, 2011

Congrats on your beautiful finalist #9563179

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 29, 2011

huge congrats on your gorgeous finalist Lisa!!! #9563438

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 29, 2011

Beautiful capture and congrats!! #9563785

Patrick Rouzes level-classic July 29, 2011

Congratulations & good luck, Lisa! #9564063

Phyllis H. Burchett July 29, 2011

Awesome, congrats! #9564133

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 29, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS Lisa on this wonderful finalist, WTG!! <>< #9565279

Shawn Jennings level-classic July 29, 2011

WTG Lisa! Congratulations on your finalist! #9565383

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 29, 2011

Beautiful win....Congratulations! #9565601

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 29, 2011

Congratulations on your win, Lisa! #9565609

Phyllis H. Burchett July 29, 2011

Congrats Lisa on this awesome winner! #9565625

Courtenay Vanderbilt July 29, 2011

Congrats on your awesome winner, Lisa! #9565694

Michelle Alton July 29, 2011

Your Niagara shots are way off the map, Lisa. They are ALWAYS brilliant, and this one is hugely well deserved! #9565736

Jessica Jenney July 29, 2011

Congratulations, Lisa on your fabulous First Place Win! #9565774

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 29, 2011

Good to see this again, Lisa. Many CONGRATZ on this stellar First Place Gold Winner!!!

UB. #9565836

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 29, 2011

gorgeous winner, congratulations!!! #9565895

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe July 29, 2011

Congratulations Lisa on your beautiful first place win!!! #9565977

Maria Morrow July 29, 2011

Excellent vantage point & capture Lisa, Congratulations on yor Win! #9566096

Teresa Moore July 29, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS! My favorite too. #9566150

Lydia Williams level-deluxe July 29, 2011

Wow, what a great shot..congratulations on your golden win! #9566261

Rona L. Schwarz July 29, 2011

Fabulous capture of the Falls, Lisa! Incredible detail and clarity and such awesome force! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this superb FIRST PLACE GOLD WINNER! #9566467

Renee Doyle level-classic July 29, 2011

Congratulations on this excellent First Place Winner Lisa!! #9566475

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 29, 2011

What a great image! Congratulations! #9566479

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 29, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful first place winner, Lisa. #9566629

Debra R. Harder July 29, 2011

WTG, Lisa! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING FIRST PLACE WINNER!! Deb #9566952

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 29, 2011

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WINNER Lisa!!!

jo ann c. #9567022

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic July 29, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful WINNER Lisa! #9567051

Shawn Jennings level-classic July 29, 2011

Congratulations on your win, Lisa! #9567079

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic July 29, 2011

See??? Told you so! Congratulations, Lisa - your Gold is well-deserved! #9567299

Amy M. Wilson July 29, 2011

Huge congratulations on your amazing First Place winner, Lisa!! #9567306

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe July 29, 2011

So happy to see this with its First Place Gold. Congrats Lisa on your powerful first place winner! #9567375

Mary Dimitriw level-classic July 29, 2011

Congrats on you First Place Gold Winner Lisa!!! So beautiful and powerful. #9567393

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton July 29, 2011

This is great!! Big congrats on your Gold Winner!! #9567649

Tammy Espino July 29, 2011

congrats on your win,Lisa :) #9567681

Mary K. Robison July 29, 2011

OUTSTANDING capture, Lisa!Congratulations on yout First Place Gold Winner! #9567886

frank w. degenhardt level-classic July 30, 2011

An incredible scene. What action and beauty. CONGRATULATIONS on the FIRST PLACE WIN my friend. Amazing work. #9568432

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 30, 2011

Hardy congrats on your First Place Win, Lisa, for this spectacular image!

Debby #9568574

Ken Smith level-classic July 30, 2011

You can definitely feel the power of the water. Congrats on your win, Lisa! #9568670

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic July 30, 2011

~.♥.~.♥.~.♥.~
Wow!
A great surprise! (Have submitted this quite a few times... Goes to show ya, when you believe in an image, submit, re-submit, and re-submit... LOL)
Thanks, judges, and thank you all for your kind words.
I really appreciate each and every comment.
Blessings, Lisa♥

#9568828

Patrick Rouzes level-classic July 30, 2011

You are right, Lisa! COngratulations on your perservence & your well-deserved Gold Medal! WTG! #9568932

Bunny Snow level-classic July 30, 2011

This creation has so much feeling of power because of your terrific point of view. The composition is wonderful, as is the lighting, tonality and colors.

I've never been to the falls, so appreciate even more your sharing this awesome capture with us.

Congratulations on your your first place gold medal winner. Perseverance won out. This is an amazing creation and perfectly titled. #9569116

Cathy Barrows July 30, 2011

Congrats on your winner...just awesome #9569197

Mitch Spence level-classic July 30, 2011

Great power and beauty in this excellent image, Lisa. Congratulations on your gold. #9569319

Sharon Sawyer July 30, 2011

Whoooooooo Hoooooooo!!! WTG, Lisa! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved First Place Win!!! #9569766

Garth D. Beatty level-classic July 30, 2011

Great Shot!

How does a nurse find time to take such
nice pictures? #9569810

Janet McNeil level-classic July 30, 2011

Congratulations on your First Place win!! #9570309

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic July 30, 2011

Beautiful First Place win..Congratulations on a job well done !! #9570402

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe July 30, 2011

Huge congrats on a fantastic winner, Lisa!! #9570407

Marcel J. Fernandez July 30, 2011

Lisa, A Big Congratulations to you on your Fantastic First Place Winner. #9570503

Gerri R. Jones July 30, 2011

Great work...I can feel the power, been there!!!! Congrats Lisa! #9570674

Karen Slagle July 31, 2011

Huge congrast on your awesome winner, Lisa. #9571217

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict July 31, 2011

Congratulations Lisa on your Win!!!


Dominick #9571622

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 31, 2011

So powerful and beautiful Lisa, congratulations on your BIG WIN! #9571697

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 31, 2011

Do not mess with Mother Nature except to get a first place winner of her power. WTG Lisa. #9572090

Carol Teal July 31, 2011

WTG with this first place winner! A truly awesome capture! I think I would be scared to go down there. It may be safer than it looks, but from here, it looks like one slip could send you right into that churning water! In fact, I just watched something on TV the other day where someone fell in and was being pushed under by the current. I think it was some kind of tourist boat that saved her as her husband looked on helplessly. #9572631

Jeffrey R. Bange August 01, 2011

Congratulations Lisa on a very deserving FIRST PLACE WIN. #9575517

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic August 03, 2011

Huge congrats, Lisa, on this beautiful GOLD. #9579338

Kathy Cline level-classic August 03, 2011

Wow what an incredible shot Lisa.
A well deserved award. I hope to get there one day.
Iv been traveling lots this summer so not much time on BP. #9580231

Erica Murphy level-deluxe August 06, 2011

AWESOME WINNER Lisa!! Congratulations! #9586063

Carmody Baker August 08, 2011

Wow! Congratulations Lisa!!! #9591216

Cindy Bendush level-classic August 09, 2011

Exceptional winner Lisa! Congratulations! #9591832

Don Johnson level-deluxe August 09, 2011

Terrific! You should be proud! #9592743

Merna L. Nobile August 09, 2011

Imagine it. Feel it. Receive it. Congratulations, your entry was very special and thanks for sharing it with all of us. Merna Nobile

#9594068

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 10, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful first place winner, Lisa! #9595051

Stanley C. Sims August 10, 2011

All has been said. I have no more words. Big Congrats on this winner. #9596246

Laura E. Swan level-classic May 08, 2013

It looks like that staircase came up from out of the water and that they are not on a homage!

I have never seen Niagara from this angle. So impressive and the slow shutter (?) was an excellent choice for effects. This almost seems to have mixed media since the people should have been out of focus if this was slow F-stop. I'm impressed!

Huge congrats on such a well deserved win, Special lady!

-Lala :D #10685625

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