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Mount Rainier from Myrtle Falls


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Myrtle Falls and Mount Rainier, Mount Rainier National Park, Paradise, Washington, USA.  Nikon D800, Nikkor 50mm, f/16, 1/13 sec.  ISO-160.

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2 responses

  1. Great point of view for this shot. I’ve hiked on that trail (and climbed Rainier a number of times) and seen a lot of photography of it, yours is most excellent.

    November 3, 2014 at 5:56 am

    • Thanks @rwanderman! It’s a beautiful place, so hard to not get something good. The challenge with this shot was the extreme dynamic range — with shadow on the falls and the very bright glaciers. I used a 3 stop graduated neutral density filter to help, and then further reduced shadows foreground shadows in Lightroom.

      Oh, there was one other minor complication – the line of people waiting their turn to get a shot from this angle! A very busy day!

      January 16, 2015 at 11:37 am