Back in 2007 I took an Interview with Photographer Alex Wise.
You can find this interview here: http://www.photoaxe.com/alex-wise-and-waterscape-photography/
Alex had a busy month in November this year, writing a tutorial about how he obtains great photographs of waterfalls.
Considering the weather conditions in November, I believe it’s the perfect time for you to read this and then take your camera, tripod and filters and go for a shooting session.
http://www.alexwisephotography.net/blog/2011/11/16/how-to-photograph-waterfalls-tutorial/
This tutorial covers the equipment needed as well as technical aspects such as: image comparison between different shutter lengths.
Alex shows in comparative pictures how an image looks like with and without filters, and explains the importance and effect of some filters used in this type of photography.
This is a must read tutorial. It is not everyday you hear a photographer saying “Miserable weather is a great time to pick up the camera and go take some waterfall photographs.
and for post-processing of waterfall images:
http://www.alexwisephotography.net/blog/2011/05/21/image-blending-photoshop-tutorial/
Different exposures lead to overexposure or underexposure in some areas of photographs. The solution is to combine these shots in Photoshop. Alex shows how to do this step-by-step, and then how to obtain the final image with extra color and contrast adjustments.
You might also be interested in older articles on the same topic:
http://www.alexwisephotography.net/blog/2007/11/18/shooting-waterfalls/
http://www.alexwisephotography.net/blog/2010/02/16/guide-to-daytime-long-exposures/
http://www.alexwisephotography.net/blog/2007/11/15/why-use-neutral-density-filters/

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