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Falling Water
Photograph by Jim Richardson

A dramatic reminder of the lava flows that formed the basalt cliffs of the Columbia River Gorge millions of years ago, Multnomah Falls plummets 620 feet (190 meters), making it the second highest year-round waterfall in the United States. With more than two million visitors a year, the cataract is one of the most popular tourist sites in Oregon and in the entire national forest system.



Camera: Nikon F100
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8 zoom
Speed and F-Stop: 1 second @ f/8
Weather Conditions: Overcast
Time of Day: Late afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Natural light

Special Equipment or Comments:
To make the water blur, I placed my camera on a tripod so I could shoot at a slow shutter speed.


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