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Dave Wyman | all galleries >> The Glory of Yosemite - Spring, 2007 > Maelstrom - Bridalview Fall with a Rainbow
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Maelstrom - Bridalview Fall with a Rainbow

Maelstrom - Bridalview Fall with a Rainbow

Nikon D80 ,Tokina 400mm
1/1000s f/8.0 at 400.0mm iso400 full exif

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Lion26-May-2007 23:20
Well done !!!
Tim May20-May-2007 16:17
I love the way you have captured the ambiguity of nature - Yes it is beautiful, with waterfalls, and rainbows. But, it is also powerful and dangerous which I also feel from this image.
Phil Douglis18-May-2007 19:58
I think this is my favorite Wyman image -- ever. It combines beauty, energy, fury, and magic, in equal parts. I love the way the water is tamed by the land as the eye moves diagonally through the image. Maelstrom is the perfect title. I remember shooting this same waterfall with you there in 2004 and limiting the effect of the rainbow to a smaller area http://www.pbase.com/image/35601774). My shot emphasizes the prismatic interplay of light with the water and the texture of the rocks. Yours stresses the thunderous flow of water into the chasm. We are looking into the gate of hell itself here, but this kind of hell is a wonderous place.
JSWaters18-May-2007 15:59
Wow - as in the previous image, we see only enough to get our imaginations moving. The colors floating through this make it spiritual.
Jenene
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