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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: 2103
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.


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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.

Cheers!
Anneke

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

Hi Alex.
beautiful shot.
Great performance.
Ciao Mari

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

Thanks

jan

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