A low angle view of the waterfalls and large pool at Giant;s Bathtub in Matthiessen State Park in Illinois (USA).

ISO 200
2.5 sec exposure
Canon 5D
Canon 24-70 mm lens


matthiessen, state park, illinois, adam bykowski, fall, autumn, trees, water, waterfall, waterfalls, falls, leaf, leaves, rocks, canyon, landscape

I enjoy photography of all kinds. If it was how I supported my family financially, it would be a dream come true.

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    WONDERFUL capture Adam

  • Thank you very much Larry.

    – Adam Bykowski

  • Travis Easton
    Travis Eastonover 1 year ago

    Beautiful shot Adam

  • Thanks so much Travis. I always feel like I hit one out of the park when I get a comment from you.

    – Adam Bykowski

  • Bonnie T.  Barry
    Bonnie T. Barryover 1 year ago

    Adam, this is fantastic! I love the single yellow leaf in the foreground, the smattering of leaves on the water, all leading to the beautiful array of them on the trees in the background. Your composition leads the eye from the rock, over the water, across those two beautiful falls, into the golden radiance of the autumn trees. A truly well captured image!

  • Thanks for that wonderful analysis Bonnie. I like leading the viewer’s eyes in by using something in the foreground. I picked that up just by viewing great photographers’ work like Marc Adamus and Mike Dawson. Thanks so much for commenting that way you did.

    – Adam Bykowski

  • Albert
    Albertover 1 year ago

    Superbly creative work!

  • Thanks Albert. Nice work on The Red Spot Award too. Much appreciated.

    – Adam Bykowski

  • vigor
    vigorover 1 year ago

    Congrats on your feature, well deserved!

  • Thank you very much. Always love those features.

    – Adam Bykowski

  • RGHunt
    RGHuntover 1 year ago


  • Thank you and to all at Peace, Love, & Tranquility group. Much appreciated.

    – Adam Bykowski

  • Barbara  Brown
    Barbara Brownover 1 year ago

    Love your perspective and capture Adam. I hope you have viewed our new grow[, Elemental: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water! would love to have you!

  • I’m on my way there baby! Thanks for the kind words and the invite.

    – Adam Bykowski

  • Barbara  Brown
    Barbara Brownover 1 year ago


  • YAY! I’m somebody!

    – Adam Bykowski

  • Chris Brunton
    Chris Bruntonover 1 year ago

    Stunning image. Congratulations on your features.

  • Thank you very much Christina. I cherish every feature I get.

    – Adam Bykowski

  • Barbara  Brown
    Barbara Brownover 1 year ago

    Of course you are! : ))

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