Waterfall — Photo 98 — Project 365

Waterfall — Photo 98 — Project 365

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Still in the National Parks between Banff and Jasper, I found this waterfall. The effect I was going for here was one of fluid motion - by setting a (relatively) long shutter speed (a tenth of a second, in this case), the motion of the water is captured. At the other extreme, with an extremely fast shutter speed, you can freeze a waterfall, making it look almost as if it had turned to ice in an instant.

Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSI
Lens ID: EF-S 55-250mm ƒ/4-5.6 IS
Exposure: 1/10 sec
Aperture: ƒ/25
Focal Length: 74 mm
Flash Used: No
ISO: 100
Filter(s)HOYA UV(0)
Date and Time Original: 2011:07:05 11:46:46

Project Update

So this is the end of my first batch of ‘Project 365’ photos - 98 photos that have taken over two years to be put up. I realize that is a far cry from the original plan of a photo a day for a year. I can blame part of the backlog on moving five times and the following periods without internet, but regardless, I am through that backlog. Now I can post pictures closer to when I take them and hopefully offer more meaningful commentary. In short, I look forward to posting more pictures here soon!


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randy on

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Bridget on

I love this Will. I tried to take a similar picture of a waterfall and could not figure it out! Now that I know that a tenth of a second is the right shutter speed, I just need to figure out how to change the shutter speed on my camera… : ) I love looking at your photos.

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Wm. Minchin on

Bridget, see if you camera has a 'Tv' setting (for “Time Value”).

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Sarah on

I love how you were able to capture the movement of the water, it really does look like it is still flowing. I think it is just amazing!

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