A detail of Fairfax Falls, Lamoille River, Fairfax, Vermont. This is a really LARGE waterfall in northwestern Vermont.

A Hoya 77mm Neutral Density ND-400 X, 9 Stop Multi-Coated Glass Filter was used to reduce the light so I could increase exposure time.

PENTAX K20D, smc PENTAX-DA star 200mmF2.8 ED[IF] SDM
Exposure Bias Value: 0 EV
Exposure Program: Aperture priority
Exposure Time: 3 sec
F-Number: F16
Flash: Flash did not fire, auto
Focal Length: 200.0 mm
ISO Speed Ratings: 100


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Stephen Beattie is a full time fine art photographer living in Burlington, VT. His BA is from St. Lawrence University and his MBA is from UVM. His preferred subjects are waterfalls, models, animals, Vermont landscapes, and scenes in National Parks.

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  • jimmylu
    jimmyluover 3 years ago

    Beautiful water abstract!

  • Thank you, Jimmy! :-)

    – Stephen Beattie

  • Andrew Murrell
    Andrew Murrellover 3 years ago

    Love the close up on the water.

  • Thank you, Andrew! There’s a hydro-electric station that I felt I had to compose out of my photographs… Thus the close-up. :-)

    – Stephen Beattie

  • mikrin
    mikrinover 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • Thanks, Mike! :-)

    – Stephen Beattie

  • Vicki Ferrari
    Vicki Ferrariover 3 years ago

    Wow, this is beautiful Stephen, like angels wings, flapping softly, gorgeous photography!! :))

  • Thank you very much! :-) You are too kind, Vicky!

    – Stephen Beattie

  • Rick  Friedle
    Rick Friedleover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work!

  • Thank you, Rick!

    – Stephen Beattie

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 3 years ago

  • You’re welcome and thank you! :-)

    – Stephen Beattie

  • tinnieopener
    tinnieopenerover 3 years ago

    Fantastic photography Stephen…a Fave Mate!

  • Thanks for the favoriting! :-)

    – Stephen Beattie

  • Imi Koetz
    Imi Koetz7 months ago

    I also like this photo, Stephen. Is just a beautiful, soft composition

  • Thank you very much! :-)

    – Stephen Beattie

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