HES-Photography June 18, 2013
Wow! Love everything about this! Awesome capture!
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Jackdawgirl June 18, 2013
Amazing!!
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MaryAnne306 June 19, 2013
What a beautiful and unusual shot. The colors are great.
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JoeyGag June 19, 2013
Thanks, it was Fall and evening.
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inge_vautrin June 20, 2013
This is fantastic!
 
animals June 26, 2013
so beautiful
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JoeyGag June 30, 2013
Thank you all, it's wonderful reading the comments!
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kasper July 06, 2013
congratulations. pretty amazing picture.
 
mylene_ralph July 06, 2013
Awesome capture, very nice.
 
Farah July 06, 2013
fantastic!
 
jenniferleah July 06, 2013
very nice! Congratulations.
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AlanJakarta July 06, 2013
Beautiful time exposure with very nice colors. Congratulations on being featured.
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catini July 06, 2013
Great composition and exposure, congrats on your feature!
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JoeyGag July 06, 2013
Thank you all for the wonderful comments!
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HappyTree July 06, 2013
Very peaceful shot!
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sisko2112 July 06, 2013
beautiful shot
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jleiweke July 06, 2013
Congrats!
 
mikeslanzi July 06, 2013
Wow!
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JeffreyA July 06, 2013
congrats... great work!
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hotpixel July 06, 2013
Stunning image ! Congrats on your feature (:
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mailsmc July 06, 2013
Wonderful shot, love the pov... congrats on your feature!
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debhall July 06, 2013
Absolutely stunning shot! Congrats on your feature...well deserved!
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sweetpea72 July 06, 2013
Absolutely stunning :)
 
MarcoPoveda July 06, 2013
!!!!ESPECTACULAR!!!!
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iceman2 July 06, 2013
Beautiful capture.Congrats!
 
Brun0 July 06, 2013
Nice shot, congrats
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JoeyGag July 06, 2013
Thank you all for the wonderful comments, coming from fellow photographers means a lot!
 
drakkardarkblade July 06, 2013
congrats, fantastic, please check out my work
 
rebecamello July 06, 2013
Lovely lovely !
 
batmantheking July 06, 2013
very nice, how many seconds during this shoot?
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JoeyGag July 06, 2013
Thanks. This was 7 sec at f8 iso 50. Just after sunset.
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JoeyGag July 06, 2013
Way too many to thank individually but I loved each comment! Thank you!
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Timbo July 06, 2013
Very cool capture.....
 
Springer55 July 06, 2013
This is just too cool...Excellent work here! Love that defined edge.
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Kim20 July 06, 2013
Absolutely gorgeous!!!
 
sfun012 July 06, 2013
I love it!!
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djkeder July 07, 2013
Congratulations, awesome work!
 
tristinwalczak July 07, 2013
love it! great angle on this shot
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coolspider July 07, 2013
Great creativity, Congrats!
 
steveclayton July 07, 2013
Absolutely stunning well done..
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GordonD July 07, 2013
Beautiful, congratulations
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JoeyGag July 09, 2013
Thank you for all the recognition! :)
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redwriter July 10, 2013
Great image. Congrats. - Jake
 
Jinjinphoto July 12, 2013
Love it
 
Carli July 13, 2013
beautiful! congrats :D
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terry123 July 18, 2013
Brilliant technical skills
 
Jonocon July 21, 2013
Nice
 
ThompsonsPhotography July 29, 2013
great shot
 
grahamwalker July 31, 2013
A very long exposure? How long was it?
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VHiggins July 31, 2013
beautiful shot....great pov!
 
fila4 July 31, 2013
Gorgeous!
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hello7671 July 31, 2013
WOW! Astounding shot!
 
ZachRosa August 05, 2013
Great shot!
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julienjohnston August 26, 2013
Love it!
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JoeyGag August 26, 2013
Thank you
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daveyjphotog September 20, 2013
Wow, looks so smooth! Beautiful image!
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SuperT22 October 01, 2013
very nice
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Hannasaba November 01, 2013
Amazing!!!
 
dougkamm November 07, 2013
Awesome shot! Did you use any neutral density filters on this photo?
 
Luis-Gomes316 May 01, 2014
No words...but "outstanding"
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Dankan_Rathnayake June 19, 2014
wow this is awesome
 
tincamera June 19, 2014
Stunning shot. beautiful effect.
 
bronfebey Jan 01
Great perspective :-)

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A fall shot of small lake falls Joe Gagliardi Visit www.shoot2please.com Like www.facebook.com/shoot2please.com

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Location
The photo was taken some years ago with a Nikon E8700. It is a tiny falls from a tiny lake called "Rock Ridge Lake", in Denville NJ.
Time
It was October at 6PM at night, the light was fading but the colors were magnificent.
Lighting
I love long exposure of water, and the colors of the leaves, the berries and the reddish-brown water from the cedar lake contrasted with the white foam seemed like the shot I wanted. The time of day was perfect for beautiful lighting.
Equipment
The photo was taken some years ago with a Nikon E8700; 7 seconds at f8 and ISO 50. It was October at 6PM at night, the light was fading but the colors were magnificent. I had no tripod but managed to prop the camera with sticks, lens cap, and dividers from my camera bag.
Inspiration
I was walking around endlessly, frustrated that nothing seemed to inspire me and I desperately wanted to create a photograph. Since it was a fall day and late in the day, a lake caught my eye. I took many shots of the fall colored trees and water reflection but they all looked like common shots. I gave up, and walking away I noticed these small falls under a concrete bridge. They were well hidden but I propped my camera on its side and took a few long exposures.
Editing
Very little post processing was done since it was before I worked in Photoshop.
In my camera bag
In my bag I usually have my Nikon D7000, Nikkor 80-200 2.8, Nikkor 50mm 1.8 and Tamron 24-70 2.8. Those are my three go-to lenses.
Feedback
Capturing moving water at the right time of day and year can be very rewarding. I try and keep the ISO as low as possible, keep the lens within its focal sweet spot and test shoot a few different speeds. I tend to shoot these at around f10 and 25-30 seconds. If the light is too bright, a neutral density filter may help in reducing it and allow a longer shutter speed.

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