04.01.2019 Return to Holland Glen

The rain arrived later than I expected yesterday and I was able to spend a little time wading in the brook. The water is flowing hard and there were many cascades to enjoy, but most had a lot of fallen branches and twigs and cleaning them seemed a bit treacherous.  This wasn’t too bad and makes for a clean and simple composition.

Hop Brook Mini Waterfall/Cascade

I liked the various angles of the cascade and thought about focusing in closer to isolate them but decided I liked the image better in context.


About Steve Gingold

I am a Nature Photographer with interests in all things related. Water, flowers, insects and fungi are my main interests but I am happy to photograph wildlife and landscapes and all other of Nature's subjects.
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9 Responses to 04.01.2019 Return to Holland Glen

  1. Cleaning up a site before photographing it is an aspect of nature photography that rarely seems to get talked about. I’ve often had to remove a bag, a can, a wrapper, a cup, a container, etc.

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    • My attitude is that if something could be moved naturally, or is trash, then I will do it. I won’t move anything, such as rocks, that could cause a critter, large or small, to be disturbed. It’s a reality that we almost can’t tread upon the earth without disturbing something, springtails etc, but to actually change the environment is a no-no. If a beer can is somewhere that I cannot get to then the clone tool and healing brush come into play. It’s a fine line between cleaning and making a site look too pristine though.


  2. shoreacres says:

    The various streams of water seem loosely braided. It’s quite attractive, and it’s fun to think of Nature ‘doing her hair’ somewhat casually.

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  3. rabirius says:

    Excellent photo.

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  4. Love the falls/cascades/brooks that are so plentiful in you area. I simply can not imagine the abundance of running water, but it is sure provides you with wonderful photo opportunities.


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