Another tricky shot. I had to clamber up some rocks and balance on a fallen tree trunk in an extremely awkward angle to get this one.

In retrospect, I wish I got a little more adventurous and went a little further for a nicer angle, but I’m still happy with the results.

NATURALLY, I could’ve saved myself some trouble with composition had I remembered about live view BEFORE twisting my back on the tree trunk!

Shot on the 10th of October 2009 at Binna Burra (Lamington National Park) QLD with a Canon 450d and a 17-40 f/4L at 40mm.

3 shots, processed in photomatix.
Shutter: 13, 3.2, and 0.8 second exposures.
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 100

Featured in All Water In Motion – October 2009
Featured in Lakes and Inland Waterways – October 2009
Featured in Northern Landscape – October 2009

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Jason Asher is an landscape photographer based in Brisbane, Australia. Jason specialises in producing high-quality images of our natural world, with a strong focus on capturing the beauty and mystery of where Land meets Sea. Jason’s love of nature does not end with the ocean as he aspires to photograph all things natural in his own unique way.

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Comments

  • D Byrne
    D Byrneabout 5 years ago

    Worth the effort. Nice work on the HDR.

  • Thanks again mate, by all means still glad I got it :)

    – Jason Asher

  • David Lewins
    David Lewinsabout 5 years ago

    Excellent work on the HDR, looks very natural and the white balance looks correct. The angle looks fine and composition is superb…don’t get too adventurous and put yourself in danger! :-)

  • Thanks David, I really appreciate your encouragement mate! I could’ve gotten further without too much drama I think, but had the missus waiting further back and didn’t want to take too long in one spot with good morning light – was a 19km circuit! Thanks again buddy really appreciate it!

    – Jason Asher

  • boinzo
    boinzoabout 5 years ago

    Mate – this is a technically great shot. Very sharp and great exposure – especially sitting on a log bending (unnecessarily) over a view-finder!

  • Ta Stef, I like the look, but seems a little bit flat. Curves helped a bit but not much can be done about the comp. Thanks again buddy, gotta remember bloody live view!

    – Jason Asher

  • PapasGirl
    PapasGirlabout 5 years ago

    this is beautiful..

  • Thanks, it’s a beautiful area indeed! Ta.

    – Jason Asher

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful!!!

  • Thanking you as always Cee, glad you like it enough for a favorite :)

    – Jason Asher

  • Shelley Warbrooke
    Shelley Warbrookeabout 5 years ago

    I really like this! The deep tones of the water and the vivid greens of the foliage are really nice against the foreground rocks. Great comp! Also like the reflection of the waterfall on the water :)

  • Thanks :)

    – Jason Asher

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous tones and composition.

  • Ta Georgie for the compliments and the feature, very appreciated!

    – Jason Asher

  • Bogdan Ciocsan
    Bogdan Ciocsanabout 5 years ago

    beautiful place mate :)

  • Cheers mate, it sure was – miss it already.

    – Jason Asher

  • pg349
    pg349about 5 years ago

    Very nice: I appreciate what you mean about clambering about on rocks in rivers in an attempt to get “the best” angle. Really like the reflection at the bottom of this fall.

  • Thanks Paul, really apprecaite your comment. The lengths we go to for that perfect shot eh. :) Ta.

    – Jason Asher

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsabout 5 years ago

    Well worth the trip to get this one! Congratulations on your wonderful feature!

  • Thanks Pamela, truly appreciate your kind words. :)

    – Jason Asher

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