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Waterfall #7

Aira Force waterfall in the Lake District

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The story behind this image

We're still at Aira Force waterfall in the Lake District. However, this time there's full on autumn colour to admire and make use of in this photo.

In contrast to 'Waterfall #6', this image is all about colour, with the waterfall providing a focal point to give the eye something to rest on, and a neutral tone against which to appreciate the lovely autumn colours.

I spent a lot of time in Photoshop with this image, cleaning up and emphasisng the colours, correcting contrast and so on, and I'm rather pleased with it as to me it captures something of the feel of the place while we were there.

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Image data

Filename - waterfall 07.jpg

Camera - Canon 5D

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 35mm

Exposure - 1.3sec @ f16, ISO100

Location - Aira Force, Lake District

This image - 800x591px JPEG

Conversion - ACR & PS-CS2

Comments - Slow shutter speed used to blur water. Tripod, mirror lockup and cable release used to prevent camera movement.