Boise National Forest, Idaho
A gorgeous sunny April morning in the Boise National Forest. The air was clean, crisp and chilly. The scene was tranquil and stunning. This was technically a very difficult photograph to create. A long exposure would give me the water motion desired, but the bright sun could easily over-expose the image. To reduce the exposure, I stopped down to f/22, which provided a nice sun spire, and used two ND filters by Fotodiox Pro on my Tamron 15-30 to capture the wide angle scene. Of course you will need a solid tripod to steady your camera for a long exposure. I used the Manfrotto Befree which is a great light travel tripod. In post, I brought up the shadows and reduced highlights. I hope you enjoy viewing the images as much as I enjoyed photographing it. You can see this view along the 21 highway between Boise and Stanley, Idaho.