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2 minute exposure of Miners falls in MI. Spring run off give a wonderful volume of water that is smoothed nicely.

Canon Xsi
B+W ND1000
B+W CPL
Tripod
Cable release

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miners, falls, munising, mi, waterfall, water, fall, spring, river, stream, creek, brook, waterway, tributary, long, exposure, canon, xsi, chris, christopher, hintsala, green, yellow, flower, smooth, mist, boulder, canyon, wall, stone, rock, plunge

Comments

  • JohnMWright
    JohnMWrightabout 3 years ago

    Very nicely done.

    One thing I’ve noticed with long exposures on water is… there isn’t a lot of difference between exposures beyond a few seconds. I mean, the water looks smooth after a few seconds and doesn’t change appearance much if you lengthen the exposure time further.

  • Chintsala
    Chintsalaabout 3 years ago

    depends on the water movement entirely. if i just did a 1/2 second exposure which is normally sufficient to silken the waterfall it would not have produced the small ripple silky effect. that usually takes at least a few seconds so to achieve the same look you’d need to blend 2 images. For instance my picture of Tahquamenon falls is an 8 minute exposure. The falls is rushing and would have been very smooth in 1 second exposure. But the swirls i captured in the current never would have shown as they were extremely slow moving. I actually didn’t notice them moving until i saw the incamera RAW.
    Thanks by the way for your comment.

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