Sunday, November 16, 2014

The Lure of Black & White_5

OK, so this photograph is a cliche. Everyone who has ever owned a 4x5 view camera, has set it up on a tripod and photographed moving water with a long exposure. If you shoot a waterfall at 1/125th of a second, it looks like water should look. If you use a long exposure, like 30 seconds or 60 seconds, the water looks like mist or fog. It is a lovely effect and quite beautiful. Maybe there are good cliches, and bad cliches. This is Bash Bish Falls, in southwest Massachusetts. You can do a google search and see other photographs of the falls. I actually like my misty water version of the photograph. I also like that the falls on the right resembles a human figure in some ways.


Photodude Images said...

This was the best falls to jump.

Anonymous said...

Stunning photo!

Anonymous said...

The right side also looks like an egret's head... bsk