Natural landscapes: the thundering mountain water

NUMA FALLS, KOOTENAY NATIONAL PARK, BRITISH COLUMBIA

The Vermilion River was raging when I visited, so the falls are hard to discern (you can see them better in this early winter view: https://wp.me/p2ccTX-nv). But as you can tell, it was still a glorious place to visit.
Making a long-exposure picture took some work, but I think it was important to bring some smooth flow to the violent crashing of the water as it squeezed through a relatively small opening. There wasn’t much colour in this scene, so it was a no-brainer to remove the distraction of colour.
Nikon D7100, tripod, polarizing filter, two neutral density (darkening) filters.

Click/tap on the picture for a larger view.

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