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Cedar Creek Grist Mill 4440pano



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13 Comments |
GCallahan
 
GCallahan February 04, 2022
Great shot! Wonderful perspective. Where were you standing to take this photo at that angle of view. I have gone there many times but never captured the mill from this angle. Terrific!
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ThanePhelan Apr 01
At the edge of the covered bridge along the bank, still close, hence the need to shoot in sections and compile into a single shot. I shot at 24mm which couldn't capture the whole scene even on a full frame camera.😊
SolaWayfare PRO+
 
SolaWayfare February 11, 2022
Amazing photo. What part of WA. I’m in Spokane. I love to see that in person.
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ThanePhelan March 25, 2022
It's not far off off I-5 in Woodland Washington. put cedar grist mill in maps and it should show you location. I love shooting there, it can be bust with photographers on some days :)
imagesbyPattiC Platinum
 
imagesbyPattiC November 11, 2022
Very nicely seen.
robjordan
 
robjordan December 16, 2022
Very nice, I'm not far from the grist mill. Very scenic area.
NandoC
 
NandoC May 28, 2023
This photo is absolutely breathtaking
cilla8 Platinum
 
cilla8 November 11, 2023
Gorgeous!
michaellanoue
 
michaellanoue November 28, 2023
Great photo.
photobeat
 
photobeat Apr 02
amazing shot, it looks like a perfect painting, well done
louisstevigny Platinum
 
louisstevigny Apr 02
magnifique photo
DAsEye Platinum
 
DAsEye Apr 08
A gorgeous shot
Joseph1 Platinum
 
Joseph1 Apr 09
very peaceful and calming
redwriter Platinum
 
redwriter Apr 16
Great
HEHarris Platinum
 
HEHarris Apr 24
I could not take my eyes off this image. The composition is such a compliment to the scene. Just beautiful.
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Behind The Lens

Location

I shot this at the Grist Mill in Woodland Washington. Traveling through to shoot fall colors, I had visited before but was hoping for the right conditions and colors to be ablaze, and they were. This was shot in HDR and if I remember correctly in three sections shooting from top to bottom, for a total of 9 shots that were processed into the final image.

Time

I shot in mid afternoon, as weather changed from foggy and rain, to sunshine.

Lighting

Lighting is all natural light, diffused by the low clouds that set in off and on through the day.

Equipment

This image was shot with Canon 5D Mark IV using the Canon 24-70 USM II lens on a tripod. f/16 - 4 seconds at ISO 50

Inspiration

I had seen other images of this iconic location and only hoped to come up with an image that rivaled what I had seen. I was fortunate that I arrived at a time before wind and rain stripped the trees of all the fall color which can happen pretty rapidly in the wet NW. I climbed down the bank to shoot very low in order to create a composition I had not seen captured before.

Editing

Each of the three sections shot was processed for HDR, then processed as a panorama all together. I then processed color and clarity in Lightroom and Photoshop

In my camera bag

Pretty much what I used, I also have a mirror-less Fuji X-T30 thanks to Viewbug, that I love using for it's size and quality.

Feedback

Be patient when shooting a scene like this. When you can't be back as far as you would need to to get the entire subject in frame, you'll need to do as I did and shoot in sections it can be frustrating. Always account for the space that you will need to crop out. I shot this using a full frame sensor and somewhat wide lens (24mm) and even then it was difficult to line up (in my head) the three sections that I would be compiling for the final image. Shoot this way a lot and it becomes easier and a great sense of accomplishment when it all comes together in post.

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