Big Falls is one of the harder falls to reach in State Game Lands 13, near Ricketts Glen State Park. If there is an easy path, I haven’t found it. But I will definitely keep trying. When you reach this waterfall, it just feels ancient. It’s hard to describe, but I almost feel like I stepped into a scene from Jurassic Park.

I took a trip to State Game Lands 13 a couple days before another planned trip to Ricketts Glen. Many leaves had already fallen, but there was still some color on the leaves that remained.

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Canon 5D
Canon 16-35 II L
16mm, 6s @ f/11 (ISO 100)
Single RAW capture converted through DxO

Taken 10/10/09 in State Game Lands 13, near Jamison City Pennsylvania

Tim Devine is a landscape and nature photographer from Central Pennsylvania.

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  • Aaron Campbell
    Aaron Campbellover 4 years ago

    Superb comp and exposure, Tim!

  • Thanks Aaron! Wish I had a little more colorful leaves, but c’est la vie!

    – Tim Devine

  • Aaron Campbell
    Aaron Campbellover 4 years ago

    Still looks great even without the “explosion” of color. :-)

  • Well, we should hit this one if we go next Sunday. We might need to bring our own buckets of water though. :-)

    – Tim Devine

  • Monica M. Scanlan
    Monica M. Scanlanabout 4 years ago

    Love this, Tim!!!

  • Thank you Monica….I like this waterfall, it’s not marked on the maps like the others nearby and it takes a little work to get there. Thanks again!

    – Tim Devine

  • Polly x
    Polly xabout 4 years ago

  • Jeff  Burns
    Jeff Burnsabout 4 years ago

    Outstanding shot

  • Thank you Jeff!….thinking about fall waterfall shots again, it’s so dry here right now I’m sort of bummed.

    – Tim Devine

  • Evelina Kremsdorf
    Evelina Kremsdorfabout 4 years ago

    I hope we’re still on for this year’s trip :) I like the preview!

  • Still thinking next Sunday…..I don’t think there will be much water, so it maybe a let down. Supposed to be some rain Monday and Tuesday, but it is the driest I’ve seen it here in a long time. I’ll send you a note mid week…

    – Tim Devine

  • Evelina Kremsdorf
    Evelina Kremsdorfabout 4 years ago

  • Thank you for the honor Lina!

    – Tim Devine

  • Matt Jones
    Matt Jonesabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature.

  • Much appreciated Matt, thank you!

    – Tim Devine

  • peter  jackson
    peter jacksonover 3 years ago

    tim that is a great photo the comp and exposure is just right,love the white water in the forground it leads you right to the waterfall.

  • Wow, sorry for the late thank you Peter! I don’t know how I missed your kind compliments!

    – Tim Devine

  • Clive  Rees
    Clive Reesover 3 years ago

    Lovely comp and flow of water here. Lovely.

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