State/Province/Region
CA
Country
US
Nearest Area
Yosemite National Park
Town
El Portal
Brief Directions

This waterfall is a little hard to find. It is best to park near the Cascade Falls lookout and walk about 100 steps or so west.

Description

I made this image around 4:30pm or so during late winter-early spring. The Sun had gone behind the mountains and the shade helped me get even light that is desirable to photograph waterfalls. I used a polarizer but turned it only half the way to just slightly reduce the glare on the wet rocks. The polarizer coupled with the low light helped me with a long exposure that I wanted to render the water silky. I converted it onto black and white in Photoshop as I felt the textures and the tones of the rocks were best portrayed in monochrome.

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Date Added
May 7, 2013
Date Taken
May 7, 2013

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