Waterfall of Certain Doom

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    This has become one of my favorite remote waterfalls in the world! Whenever I am taking photos of these places, I spend a lot of time there. I often imagine what it would be like to tumble over the edge… wondering various ways I could survive… if I’d get caught in a whirlpool underwater… or if I would just pop up like in the movies.

    If you are ever near Akureyri, I suggest you visit this spot… if you are feeling bold, clamber down the side of the waterfall like I did here to get this shot…

    - Trey Ratcliff

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    1. Mikko Luntiala 22 months ago | reply

      A bit of fringing there, but certainly not enough to spoil the shot. Good one!

    2. luison75 22 months ago | reply

      Impressive! Well done

    3. russ david 22 months ago | reply

      amazing photo!!

    4. cloudbuilding 22 months ago | reply

      Beautiful Water!

    5. sunlitweb [deleted] 22 months ago | reply

      Definitely a winner!

    6. Edwinjones 22 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot, great pov and composition

    7. KittyKaht 22 months ago | reply

      Absolutely stunning this looks Trey!

    8. Fergal... 22 months ago | reply

      A real return to form Trey . I felt some of your recent photos (although I like the rocks in Virgin Gorda) weren't up to your usual high standard they even appeared kinda lazy. Maybe you get jaded from time to time. This however is not like that and is stunning. This is the benchmark for HDR. It's fantastic.
      Is this the waterfall that appears in the start of Prometheus?

    9. adam1801ng 22 months ago | reply

      Totally stunning! Like a dreamland!

    10. Eduardo Kiehl 22 months ago | reply

      amazing spot, and spetacular photo

    11. bigdave181 22 months ago | reply

      Flawless! Absolutely brilliant!

    12. ~ Liberty Images 22 months ago | reply

      Serene, stunning, and sublime. Gorgeous photograph you've taken.

    13. exenza 22 months ago | reply

      there is a lot of chromatic aberration on the top right

    14. Glenda Hall 22 months ago | reply

      amazing movement in the water - love it!

    15. Gar40y 21 months ago | reply

      stunning shot well done

    16. P. Suesskind 20 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing! Well done.

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