Shutter Speed and Moving Water: Minnehaha Falls #2

Looking a little more at my shots from the other day, it’s clear that the effects of changes in shutter speed are far more obvious when I’m closer to the water.

1/250th of a second

Minnehaha Falls Minneapolis Minnesota 20140624-DSC_8980 1-2501/125th of a second

Minnehaha Falls Minneapolis Minnesota 20140624-DSC_8973 1-125

1/25 th of a second

Minnehaha Falls Minneapolis Minnesota 20140624-DSC_8974 1-251/4th of a second

Minnehaha Falls Minneapolis Minnesota 20140624-DSC_8979 1-46 seconds

Minnehaha Falls Minneapolis Minnesota 20140624-DSC_8977 6sFor some reason I didn’t get anything at 1-2 seconds, but I love the softness and the way some of the leaves move enough at 6 seconds to become slightly translucent. For this shot, I wish I’d been able to get an even longer exposure that would make the water even softer.

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