Kloof Falls

Or, atleast that is what I'm calling it :-)

 

This waterfall you hear as you start along the main trail that takes you along the Gorge rim. You get small glimpses of it through small viewing areas just off of the trail. But, you really can't appreciate it until you see it from the bottom of the gorge. I obviously would have liked to have had even light, but I was lucky enough to get the main body of the water in shadow

 

The shot here was composed of 5 exposures. I used Photomatix for blending and then used a modified exposure, for the sunlit part of the shot, to mask in a tad to get it the way I wanted..

 

Note, there is another waterfall at the top of this on you can stand on top of about a 100 yards into the hike. I could probably of climbed up this fall but being by myself I didn't think that was the wisest of ideas (especially considering my troubles in the past with climbing waterfalls).

  • Chris J 3y

    Where did you take it? Awesome photo, and great view.
  • Scott Moore 3y

    Thanks for the comment CJ... This is in South Africa... look at the upper right and check out the map location.
  • Ken PRO 3y

    Very cool falls. Looks like a grand staircase. Thanks for sharing.
  • Joe Z 3y

    Very unique looking - nice work on getting a good exposure in difficult conditions!

    Thanks for posting this photo to Waterfall Critique.
  • Shawn Park 3y

    It looks beautiful.
  • Spiff PRO 3y

    Most excellent.
  • James Duckworth PRO 3y

    Cool..... looks a bit like Minnehaha!
  • Greg Foster 3y

    Impressive !
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Taken on May 27, 2012
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