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Koosah Falls

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 12 October 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

The shot of Koosah Falls is out of order, but I wanted to get at least one shot up of our fall color adventure to the Cascades last Thursday. Most of the rest will come at the end of the month.

NIKON D700 F/25.0 ISO 200 85 mm

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Very beautiful falls Very beautiful shot I like the speed of the waer the colors and the light

12 Oct 2009 5:14am

@Didier DE ZAN: Merci.

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

A wondrous image...I'm glad we got a sneak peek ! :-)

12 Oct 2009 6:00am

@Dulcie: Thanks. As you will see, after tomorrow, I've changed everything to get most of those Cascade colors up.

PATRICK from miramas, France

just excellent

12 Oct 2009 6:03am

@PATRICK: Merci.

Lydie & Roland from France

WOW WOW WOW - and 5 *

12 Oct 2009 6:09am

@Lydie & Roland: Merci.

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

Awesome colours and great use of the slow shutter here :)

12 Oct 2009 8:26am

@Nicholas: Thank you.

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

A nice place to be, very lovely!

12 Oct 2009 10:15am

@Yvonne Simons: Merci. Gorgeous place to be.

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

A perfect shot that dreams are made of..just lovely...I really enjoyed looking at this one..such serenity..

12 Oct 2009 10:26am

@MrsAmber: It was especially magnetic because of the changing light.

Mhélène from Paris, France

What a superb framing and water is beautiful !

12 Oct 2009 10:35am

@Mhélène: Merci.

zOOm from Paris, France

Fairy Land ! Bravo to you Jack, you're a Magician !

12 Oct 2009 10:40am

@zOOm: Merci. The subject and the camera really get the credit.

Mohsen from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

very dreamy shot... its like it is taken from piece of heaven...
terrific shot...

12 Oct 2009 11:35am

@Mohsen: Many thanks.

ghetu from Mainly Mumbai, India

terrific! frame it, please frame it. and give it to me :)

12 Oct 2009 12:26pm

@ghetu: Thank you for your kind words.

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Fantastic view on this waterfall surrounded with autumn colors. Well done!

12 Oct 2009 12:51pm

@akarui: Thank you.

Theys from Charleroi, Belgium

Superb framing and water bravo !

12 Oct 2009 1:20pm

@Theys: Merci.

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Foreground lighting is wonderful!

12 Oct 2009 1:29pm

@Barbara Kile: Thank you.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful capture! The shutter speed was just perfect. The falls add a nice contrast to such a lush background. A novice question here....did you have to use a filter?

12 Oct 2009 1:51pm

@Steven: Thanks. I used a polarizing filter. Also had a ND filter ready but didn't need it.

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

TERRIFIC picture, Jack . What a gorgeous light and beautiful falls :)

12 Oct 2009 2:14pm

@MARIANA: Thank you.

don from spokane, United States

The golden glow of the trees makes a fine frame for the gorgeous water fall. One fine picture!!

12 Oct 2009 2:49pm

@don: Thanks, Don.

Irene from France

Gorgeous ! incredible light , perfect capture !

12 Oct 2009 3:10pm

@Irene: Merci.

susan from United States

Gorgeous shot Jack.....the beautiful green of the pines against that smooth running water is just delightful!!!

12 Oct 2009 3:24pm

@susan: Thanks, Barb.

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a magnificent record, the long exposures, jack!

12 Oct 2009 3:30pm

@marc battault: Merci.

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Oh! This takes my breath away! Just beautiful!!!

12 Oct 2009 4:14pm

@Tracy: Thanks, Tracy.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


12 Oct 2009 4:29pm

@Steve Rice: Thanks, Steve.

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Again a masterpiece.

12 Oct 2009 4:57pm

@Ana Lúcia: Thank you.

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

A beautiful image of these landscapes that do not exist among us! The spun the water gives a nice impression of illustration!

12 Oct 2009 5:33pm

@Mathilde Collot: Merci.

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW!!! This is perfect!!! I love the water. The lighting and colours are gorgeous. Very well done :)

12 Oct 2009 5:51pm

@Anina: Thank you.

Gary Hart from California, United States

Gorgeous, Jack.

12 Oct 2009 7:00pm

@Gary Hart: Thanks, Gary.

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States


12 Oct 2009 7:02pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

terrefic shot ; very nice and great falls

12 Oct 2009 7:17pm

@Yvon: Merci.

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Fantastic light!

12 Oct 2009 8:34pm

@PD: Thank you.

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

Simply superb!

12 Oct 2009 8:51pm

@jeff (aka dogilicious): Thanks, Jeff.

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

That's quite a mastery of shutter speed! "Chapeau" to you Jack - very, very well done!

12 Oct 2009 9:14pm

@Sarah: Merci, merci!!

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

Wonderful! Flawless! Soul-refresher!!!! P E R F E C T!!!

12 Oct 2009 9:15pm

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

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Fabulous shot, very impressive!

12 Oct 2009 9:24pm

@Elena Kotrotsou: Thank you.

LauraS from Chico, United States

Hmm, hmm! Very nicely done.

12 Oct 2009 9:27pm

@LauraS: Thanks, Laura. (Not certain what those "hmms" mean.)

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

On se croirait dans un compte de fées

12 Oct 2009 9:33pm

k@ from Paris, France

Oh ! I would love to see this with my eyes one day (no way in Paris :--) The colors are automnally gorgeous*

12 Oct 2009 9:47pm

@k@: Merci. It was indeed gorgeous.

Chris Parr from Jefferson City, United States

Beautiful. The exposure and light are perfect.

12 Oct 2009 9:56pm

@Chris Parr: Many thanks.

alex centrella from California, United States

wow..beautiful capture and colors !

12 Oct 2009 10:21pm

@alex centrella: Thanks, Alex.

Mirza Ahmad from Thames Ditton, United Kingdom

Very nice, the leaves frame the waterfall quite nicely.

12 Oct 2009 11:11pm

@Mirza Ahmad: Thank you.

Denise from Duncannon, United States

Splendid colors and capture of the falling water.

12 Oct 2009 11:56pm

@Denise: Thanks.

Bill Brown from California, United States


13 Oct 2009 12:16am

@Bill Brown: Thanks, Bill.

Ajay from Pune, India

Supremely beautiful!!!!

13 Oct 2009 4:01am

@Ajay: Thanks, Ajay.

djedfre from schaumburg, United States

beautiful - the foreground really makes it!

13 Oct 2009 6:27am

@djedfre: Thank you.

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(an old West Wales boy), Germany

You´ve captured this scene wonderfully.

13 Oct 2009 9:03am

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

Beautiful shot! You did well in minimizing the HDR effect!

13 Oct 2009 9:29am

@Craig: Thanks.

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Une très belle pose lente pour obtenir ce filé de l'eau. J'aime beaucoup

13 Oct 2009 9:33am

Barbara from Florida, United States

Fabulous capture. I love the flow of the water. Did I hear someone mention framing it?
Excellent, Jack.

13 Oct 2009 4:39pm

@Barbara: Thanks, Barb. I worked a bit on this one.

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

HEy, I see this image on Buzz Page on VFXY . Congrats :)) I have couple of mine too . One friend commented and told me that :))

13 Oct 2009 5:57pm

@MARIANA: Thanks. I had no idea; I don't check into that. I know that I am on VFXY, but I simply rarely go there.

Dana from St. Louis, United States

that's fantastic!

13 Oct 2009 6:06pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

same with me . I even forgot my password, but now I renewed it .. it is not bad to check that site too from time to time ... lot of good shots :)))

13 Oct 2009 6:07pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

open VFXY, and click at BUZZ on the top . In a first row, , on the right side there is - MORE . Click on that and you can find your shot too ;))

13 Oct 2009 6:10pm

@MARIANA: No problem finding it once I went to the website. Thanks for the heads-up. There are indeed lots of good shots there; more percentage-wise than Am3.

jakilune from Canada

Beautiful photo, probably a lot of good technique behind

13 Oct 2009 7:23pm

@jakilune: Merci. It did take a bit of work, but not as much as another waterfall coming later in the series.

LCImagery from Oregon, United States

Beautiful Jack, I like the blue hue on the water. Nice!

13 Oct 2009 10:42pm

@LCImagery: Thanks, Lori.

Claudia from Illinois, United States

This is like a dream...simple gorgeous. Wish I was there right now.

14 Oct 2009 1:00am

@Claudia: It is a gorgeous spot.

Brian Chen from Seattle, WA, United States

What a cool exposure, I enjoy seeing the silky look of the falls.

14 Oct 2009 8:37am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom


14 Oct 2009 9:55am

oncho from granada, Spain


14 Oct 2009 6:43pm

@oncho: Gracias.

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

VERY beautiful falls here mate -- a gorgeous shot!

14 Oct 2009 8:15pm

@dj.tigersprout: Many thanks.

Polydactyle from Montreal, Canada

Perfect technique! Beautiful!

14 Oct 2009 11:23pm

@Polydactyle: Thank you. It did involve a bit of work.

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

well done ! beautiful !

15 Oct 2009 9:54am

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

So beautiful. Love the soft water and the beautiful colors.

16 Oct 2009 11:25am