<< Previous Next >>

The Rhine Falls #2

The Rhine Falls #2
Photo Information
Copyright: Alex Shainshein (s_a_s_h_a) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 284 W: 68 N: 416] (3004)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-10-16
Categories: Nature
Camera: Nikon D-80, Nikkor 18-200 f/3.5-5.6G ED-IF AFS DX VR, Cokin UV(0)
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: Autumn in Europe
Date Submitted: 2009-08-11 6:08
Viewed: 2125
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Rhine Falls are the largest plain waterfalls in Europe (Webcamera).

The falls are located on the High Rhine between the municipalities of Neuhausen am Rheinfall and Laufen-Uhwiesen, near the town of Schaffhausen in northern Switzerland, between the cantons of Schaffhausen and Zürich. They are 150 m (450 ft) wide and 23 m (75 ft) high. In the winter months, the average water flow is 250 m³/s, while in the summer, the average water flow is 700 m³/s. The highest flow ever measured was 1,250 m³/s in 1965; and the lowest, 95 m³/s in 1921.

The falls cannot be climbed by fish, except by eels that are able to worm their way up over the rocks.

Only registered TrekLens members may rate photo notes.
Add Critique [Critiquing Guidelines] 
Only registered TrekLens members may write critiques.
ThreadThread Starter Messages Updated
To korbee: The Rhine Falls #2s_a_s_h_a 1 09-01 15:04
To Ejtaan: Familys_a_s_h_a 1 08-22 08:33
You must be logged in to start a discussion.

Critiques [Translate]

Like your previous post you can actually tell how difficult it is to take a real good shot of cascades/waterfalls such as this. It's very easy to OE on the falling water.
And if you do get that right, the area around it is usually too dark.

I think you have done quite a fair job here. There is a bit of detail in the white of the falls and the surrounding areas look fine too.
From my own experience I know that a waterfall looks far more spectacular when you are actually there. A picture is just a still and soundless "thing".
It must be a beautiful place to wander about and shoot pics.


P.s.: how is the family doing?? your son must be growing fast!

Hi Alex.
beautiful shot.
Great performance.
Ciao Mari

  • Great 
  • korbee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1483 W: 0 N: 1852] (14495)
  • [2009-09-01 12:30]
  • [+]

Good to hear and see you after long time Sacha,this must be a very impressive place with great sounds of the water falling down!



Calibration Check