Waterfalls. A photography gold mine. There's no such thing as a bad waterfall photo, right? Maybe, but it's not as easy as it seems. The base is where the action is and the base can be hard to get to. Even if the cascade you want to capture is in an urban environment, you're generally going to find some rugged terrain. You're going to need to plan ahead, taking into consideration access, proper footwear and clothing, necessary equipment and general personal safety.Access and EnvironmentMost... continue reading
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Are you planning a trip to a waterfall park or does that nice river in your neighborhood deserve a great photo? Here are some tips on camera settings options you have.First, make sure you will have a tripod with you. Although we’ll discuss some options without one, a tripod or even placing your camera on a steady base will open a wide variety of effects you can achieve.Second, set your camera to Tv mode (Shutter Speed Priority). This will be your main adjustment tool, as flowing water... continue reading
Or the perks of being a photographer. You get to travel and discover the world and come back with stunning views of places that for starters, us, human beings, can only frame them in our houses. But how do you get to stand out with an amazing waterfall capture?Q&As with Dmitry Rukhlenko.1. What do you feel when you photograph a waterfall? I enjoy photographing waterfalls. Many of them are charming and photogenic. It is said that the flowing water is one of the things that... continue reading
Yosemite National Park - UNESCO World Heritage CentreYosemite National Park is located in the heart of California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. It is one of America’s most spectacular national parks.Half Dome, El Capitan, Yosemite Falls are some of the world’s most remarkable natural features.I had the chance to visit Yosemite National Park for few days in last year.Here are some of my pictures of this magic place ! Take a tour to the Yosemite... continue reading
On a beautiful summer day I was working in my garage and Joe was standing at the end of my driveway looking down into the storm sewer. Joe is five years old and is usually very quiet. I walked down the driveway and asked him what he was looking at? He said, “I am watching the waterfall.”Just then his grandfather drove up and parked in front of Joe’s house. Joe started yelling at his grandpa not to step in the water. I am assuming that Joe said that to his grandpa because his dad told Joe not... continue reading
Over the years, I have found that I tend to gravitate towards photographing waterfalls and moving water.As someone who enjoys the outdoors, not only are these types of locations thoroughly enjoyable to visit, but, from a photographer’s point of view, there is a wide range of creative results that you can obtain by experimenting with some very basic photography techniques.For example, we’ve all seen the beautiful photographs of silky water cascading down waterfalls in smooth flowing sheets,... continue reading
>Pingwu County in Sichuan Crystal Township, a world-famous Jiuzhaigou and across the mountain areas.We found a very nice Huya Grand Canyon. Tall canyon like a knife stabbing the sky from the ground, like a peak. It is clear that such a small indistinct. Here, the best looking in on a variety of small colored rock waterfall. It is said that here all winter waterfall formed ice, turns to ice falls, I decided to see if there is winter time again. Here are here are interested... continue reading
There are few things more soothing than the trickling sounds of water mixed with birdsong from a nearby forest. As a photographer, we have the unique opportunity to capture the beauty, and that includes rushing waterfalls. To make an image of silky flowing water, you’ll not only need to master your camera but also come to an understanding of your surroundings.1. Use Slow Shutter SpeedsWhat makes an ordinary waterfall photo extraordinary is the smooth look... continue reading
Iceland is that remote island we always imagine sitting in a precarious equilibrium between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean, where volcanoes erupt with the vengeance of the old Gods of Valhalla.But Iceland is also a country of wonders, where the Aurora Borealis puts on an incredible show and nature is at its best.If you plant to visit you will certainly step of the plane in Reykjavík, the world's northernmost capital of a sovereign state.Reykjavík is believed to be the location of... continue reading
I'm glad I reached the goal of 500 uploaded images, utilising the last fifty pictures taken this summer during a trip to Iceland.For those, like me, does not have the courage to face the exploration of the interior of this magnificent volcanic island with a jeep and hiking equipment, remains the option of simply doing the island tour with a regular car. I think most of the Iceland attractions can be seen even just doing this ride along almost the entire circumference of the island.Arriving... continue reading
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