Smallness of Mankind (Niagara Falls) by Yannik Hay

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  • Winner in The Four Elements: Water challenge in Redbubble’s Treasures: Where Collectors and Artists Meet on 2012-07-25
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  • 2nd Placement in Waterfalls for The Best of Anything & Everything Challenge in THE BEST OF ANYTHING & EVERYTHING on 2011-09-07
  • 3rd Placement in the Top Ten in Tourist destination with water in International Point Of Interest group on the 2011-01-26
  • 4th Placement in the Top Ten in Water challenge in A Place To Call Home group on the 2011-03-18
  • 5th Placement in Photo of the month in PostCards-Destinations on 2012-01-05
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Dedicated to : smallness of humans compared to the size of natural wonders and power of the earth’s river, falls, mountains etc.

I like to take return to Niagara Falls and try to find angles and point of views that no one has done before. Well I think no one had done before.

Date: 2009:09:24
Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 1/4000.0 seconds
F: 5.0
ISO 2000
Shutter priority
Lens: Canon 100-400mm@160.0 mm
Photoshop CS4

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • Veikko  Suikkanen
    Veikko Suikkanenabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic shot!

  • Thank you very much Veikko, I am very pleased that you like it.
    And thank you for the watch. I am doing the same as I like your work very much.

    – Yannik Hay

  • Esther's Art and Photography
    Esther's Art a...about 5 years ago

    Fantastic capture. I love the composition.

  • Thank you very much Esther for your comments. It’s much appreciated.

    – Yannik Hay

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellabout 5 years ago

    Please add aorbwaterfalls tag…this is an AWESOME shot!
    Thank you. #1 Artists of RedBubble

  • Thank you very much for your comment, Pat, and it is done.
    Happy New Year!

    – Yannik Hay

  • BigD
    BigDabout 5 years ago

  • Thank you very much! I am delighted! Greets!

    – Yannik Hay

  • verero
    vereroabout 5 years ago

    That’s excellent! I really enjoy untraditional photographs of the Falls.

  • Thank you very much Verena, I am very pleased that you like this one, it is my favourite of the falls. Greets!

    – Yannik Hay

  • chrythmnove
    chrythmnoveabout 5 years ago


  • Lol! Thank you. It’s much appreciated.

    – Yannik Hay

  • TatumWulff
    TatumWulffabout 5 years ago

    WOW!!! It took me a moment to understand what I was looking at (with the thumbnail size)… Wonderful capture!! Fantastic that there are people in the frame to really show the scale.. amazing! ;)

  • Many thx, I am very pleased you like it! Cheers!

    – Yannik Hay

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellabout 5 years ago


    Please add tag: aorbjanfeatures…thank you.

  • Many thx dear Pat, I am very pleased that this one was chosen. This is one that I value greatly. Take good care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellabout 5 years ago

    #1 Artists of RedBubble information of interest.

  • AngieM
    AngieMabout 5 years ago

    wonderful capture!!! congrats on your feature!!

  • Thx so much Angie, for the warm comments! All the best!

    – Yannik Hay

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