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
  • Tie Win in Photo of the month (December) in Postcard Destinations on 2012-01-05
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  • 2nd Placement in Falling Over You challenge in Cover Shot Photography on 2014-08-17
  • 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
  • 7th Top Ten Winner on the 2010-04-13, in Things That Are LOUD challenge, in Mood & Ambience group.
  • Featured in Featured For A Challenge on 2013-05-09
  • Featured in RedBubble’s Treasures on 2012-07-26
  • Featured in SUPERBLY VISUAL on 2011-12-30
  • Featured in PostCards-Destinations on 2011-12-08
  • Featured in SEASONS CHANGE on 2011-11-24
  • Featured in THE GROUP on 2011-11-22
  • Featured in Featured in All About Water on 2011-09-06
  • Featured on Deviants Redbubblers on 2011-08-27
  • Featured on Explore on 2011-08-27
  • Featured in The Silky Touch on 2011-08-26
  • Featured in International Point Of Interest group on the 2011-01-26
  • Featured on the 2010-07-07 in Artistc, creative and Very Talented.
  • Featured on the 2010-06-25 in scavenger Hunt group.
  • Featured Member in VOLCANOES, Earths Geology & Atmosphere group on the 2010-06-22.
  • Featured in VOLCANOES, Earths Geology & Atmosphere group on the 2010-06-22.
  • Featured in #1 Artists of RedBubble group.
  • Featured in Canon DSLR group.

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


autumn, falls, mankind, masterpiece, men, nature, niagara falls, ontario, table rock, scenic, tunnels

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 Suikkanenover 4 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...over 4 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 gamwellover 4 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
    BigDover 4 years ago

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

    – Yannik Hay

  • verero
    vereroover 4 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
    chrythmnoveover 4 years ago


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

    – Yannik Hay

  • TatumWulff
    TatumWulffover 4 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 gamwellover 4 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 gamwellover 4 years ago

    #1 Artists of RedBubble information of interest.

  • AngieM
    AngieMover 4 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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