I shot this late in the afternoon on the Roaring Creek trail near Cameron Pass, Colorado.  I had my eye on this section of stream on the hike up, but I waited until the trip down for the light to dim.  Then I put on my polarizing filter to darken the scene even more- dark means slow shutter speeds, which gave me the effect I was looking for.  I shot a series of exposures so that I could use Photomatix later- this let me expose the water properly, while still getting shadow detail in the forest.  


WIRR 2008 June2


Technical Data:  Canon Rebel XTi; Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM at 17mm; f/18 from 0.6 seconds to 5 seconds at 1/3 stop intervals; ISO 100. 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.