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Sweet Creek Falls

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 4 September 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

This was taken on a side hike on the way home from the Charleston trip.

NIKON D700 1/6 second F/8.0 ISO 200 70 mm (35mm equiv.)

masoud from tehran, Iran

perfect shot , wonderful work , well done

4 Sep 2009 5:28am

@masoud: Thank you.

Barbara from Florida, United States

I find myself staring into the scene wishing I was there.
Great shot.

4 Sep 2009 5:35am

@Barbara: Thanks, Barb.

PATRICK from miramas, France

just perfect!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

4 Sep 2009 5:43am


Gary Hart from California, United States

Beautiful scene, Jack--I must get up to the Northwest.

4 Sep 2009 6:07am

@Gary Hart: Would love to show you around.

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Excellent compo . Brilliant scene .

4 Sep 2009 6:07am

@MARIANA: Many thanks.

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom


4 Sep 2009 6:26am

@Ian Bramham: Thank you.

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Just lovely...everywhere my eye falls there is a wonderful detail to behold.

4 Sep 2009 6:29am

@Dulcie: Many thanks.

Foto-aksent from Binkom, Belgium

Very well done!

4 Sep 2009 6:45am

@Foto-aksent: Thank you.

missparis from PARIS, France

Très belle chute d'eau parfaitement mise en valeur par l'effet de l'eau

4 Sep 2009 7:22am

@missparis: Merci.

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Awesome image of water.

4 Sep 2009 8:07am

@Ana Lúcia: Thank you.

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Amazing shot!!

4 Sep 2009 8:34am

@Sarito: Thank you.

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

beautiful falls ! excellent effect of low shutter speed on the water ! do you used tripod and filter ?

4 Sep 2009 8:39am

@Anna.C: Merci, Anna. Yes, I used a tripod and a polarizer filter (mainly for the purpose of enabling me to use the slow shutter speed).

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom the blocking of the rocks to the right of the falls. Very well taken!

4 Sep 2009 8:59am

@MrsAmber: Thanks, Kate.

dan from France

Grand and fresh in a case of greenery !

4 Sep 2009 9:31am

@dan: Merci.

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

Love the compo and the colours here :)

4 Sep 2009 9:38am

@Nicholas: Thank you.

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Very nice composition and great colors and details.

4 Sep 2009 9:40am

@Vitor Martins: Thank you.

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Very nice composition and great colors and details.

4 Sep 2009 9:41am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

A beautiful summer shot with a perfect color

4 Sep 2009 12:52pm

@Nazzareno: Thank you.

Don from spokane, United States

I like the waterfall's look... especially among the interesting growth nearby. A fine picture.

4 Sep 2009 1:22pm

@Don: Thanks, Don.

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

Beautiful waterfall, I like all that green

4 Sep 2009 1:51pm

@Luca Bobbiesi: Thank you. Me too.

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

I don't always enjoy slowed water, but this is beautiful, Jack ... a gorgeous shot!

4 Sep 2009 2:12pm

@Judy: Thanks, Judy. If I did it again, I might try 1/20 sec.

MJ from Delaware, United States

I love the water effect... beautiful scene... peaceful and I can hear the water...

4 Sep 2009 2:50pm

@MJ: Thank you.

Manel from Girona, Spain

Nice shot. Like the special texture of the moss in rocks

4 Sep 2009 3:29pm

@Manel: Thank you.

LauraS from Chico, United States

Beautiful shot. Very restful, dreamy shot.

4 Sep 2009 4:19pm

@LauraS: Thanks, Laura.

willow from Chelsea, United States

So lush and green and peaceful. We I was there...

4 Sep 2009 4:37pm

@willow: Thanks.

Lydie et Roland from BESANCON, France

Yeah !!! I do like this !

4 Sep 2009 4:46pm

@Lydie et Roland: Merci

bekkah from United States

a breathtaking shot!!

4 Sep 2009 4:59pm

@bekkah: Thank you.

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

A beautiful name for a fantastic waterfall! The slow shutter speed ads a great texture to the water and the surrounding is magical.

4 Sep 2009 5:51pm

@Monique: Thank you.

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Five stars for this one!

4 Sep 2009 6:59pm

@B. Thomas: Thanks, Barb.

Veronelle from Lens, France

great landscape and waterfall

4 Sep 2009 7:00pm

@Veronelle: Merci.

/\/\ ! /\/ /\ from Tehran, Iran

This shot is absolutely Perfect!!!!!!

4 Sep 2009 7:30pm

@/\/\ ! /\/ /\: Thank you very much.

Dawn from Maryland, United States

Gorgeous waterfull. Perfect exposure and perfect framing. Love it!! : )

4 Sep 2009 8:15pm

@Dawn: Thanks, Dawn. It was a marvelous hike.

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

beautiful long exposures, rendering beautiful waterfall! jack

4 Sep 2009 8:19pm

@marc battault: Merci.

mo.langel from Switzerland

Très belle image, magnifiques ces chutes d'eau!!!

4 Sep 2009 8:20pm

@mo.langel: Merci

k@ from Paris, France

How pure ! Shutter speed is perfect, great work*

4 Sep 2009 9:12pm

@k@: Merci. Took a lot of shots in order to get this one.

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

I can see why it's called that! Great flow of the water-just right, not too soft! :)
I have started my classes, and I think I will be quite busy....The first assignment is (of course) the dreaded "self portrait"!

4 Sep 2009 11:52pm

@Tracy: Thanks, you need to share that first assignment on Am3.

susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Beautiful shot Jack, and I just love the look of the water.......sweet!!!

5 Sep 2009 1:39am

@susan: Thanks, Susan.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

I love this composition which brings together some interesting elements, particularly the "flattened" rock formations, the moss that covers them and the perfect shutter speed for the waterfall.

5 Sep 2009 3:07am

@Steven: Thanks, Steven.

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

A fantastic capture Jack. You have caught the waterfall perfectly.

5 Sep 2009 3:10am

@Lee: Thanks, Lee.

Nadia Olisa from Canberra, Australia

oh this is quite lovely. and veryyy postcard- worthy too! :)

5 Sep 2009 3:46am

@Nadia Olisa: Thank you.


well done i like it

5 Sep 2009 4:56am

@MOHAMMAD: Thank you.

Ajay from Pune, India

I live for the day when I find such water stream and be able to take such nice composition.

5 Sep 2009 4:56am

@Ajay: Thanks, Ajay.

Magda from Vancouver, Canada


5 Sep 2009 6:08am

Sandy from Ontario, United States


6 Sep 2009 4:24am

Claudia from Illinois, United States

Breathtaking! Perfect use of the slow shutter speed. Love this!

6 Sep 2009 5:29am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Wow!..stunning shot and scene...very beautiful

6 Sep 2009 7:06am

oncho from granada, Spain

Buen disparo de un sitio con mucho encanto

6 Sep 2009 5:45pm

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

You are now to be known as "Master of the Shutter Speed"!! :-) Bravo!!!!

7 Sep 2009 11:05pm

@Sarah: Merci, dear Sarah.

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

simply amazing detail and color -- a superb photo!

8 Sep 2009 5:45pm

@dj.tigersprout: Many thanks.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Very lovely.

8 Sep 2009 6:42pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you.

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Wonderful capture here! I cannot take my eyes from the moss covered rocks! Detail and color are amazing!

1 Nov 2009 5:25am

@Japanalia: Thank you. It's a wonderful place.