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Arkansas Waterfall by Rhavethstine Arkansas Waterfall by Rhavethstine
I've been meaning to pay more attention to my color photography for quite some time, but keep getting distracted with B&W IR. Here's something from my trip across the states last October, which brought me through lovely Arkansas.

The waterfall you see here is the result of a short cave that you can crawl back into if you are so inclined. You crawl through the shallow streambed in a horizontally flat passageway, between two hard layers of limestone where the softer layer between them has eroded away. Farther inside is an underground waterfall, between twenty and thirty feet tall. I found it quite unnerving to be in a cavern with water pouring into it from the ceiling. I had actually managed to crawl through the water with my camera and tripod with the intent of getting a shot of the rare (to me) spectacle, but lost my nerve entirely too soon. The only way out was to stoop down and crawl back the way you came. Fun, nonetheless. :D

Critiques are always welcome.

Technical Details:
:bulletblue: Nikon D70s
:bulletblue: Sigma DC 10-20 @ 10mm
:bulletblue: ISO 200, 2s @ F/10
:bulletblue: B&W Polarizer
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baba49 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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BlueIvyViolet Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
this is just breathtaking!!!
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Parabola-Pop Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing shot!
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photolitherland Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2007
first of all where is this? and second, the photo seems washed out kinda, but you can fix that in photoshop other than that it is perfect
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cravingfordesign Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2007
This is after Eden Falls right?
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Rhavethstine Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2007
I had not known that the previous fall was called Eden Falls, but I did a little research and I recognized it right away. So yes. :) I've got shots of that one, too, but figure one waterfall from one location is enough for my gallery at the moment. :)

I know you posted some Arkansas photos last year. Did you make it here? Short, but top-notch hike if you haven't been there. :thumbsup:
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cravingfordesign Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2007
Yeah we stopped by this location in October, here is the link to the trip photos [link]

We really liked the Indian Creek hike, it was just as challenging as the hikes in the Southwest
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Rhavethstine Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2007
Nice collection of shots. Fall is seriously amazing in that part of the country.

Damn, man. There is a lot of content on your website that I've never seen. Very nice graphic design and diverse portfolio!
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WandaCarla Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2007
Very pretty! ^_^
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felineflames Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2007
I can't think of anything really constructive to say about this one. It's just absolutely beautiful. I want to sit in that little cavern behind the waterfall and just look out at all the lovely color.

Fantastic job getting that vibrant, living green. It looks like paradise. :)
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