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Cataract Gorge in flood

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by nickthetasmaniac, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. nickthetasmaniac

    nickthetasmaniac Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2011
    Launceston's Cataract Gorge in full flood tonight.

    Shot #2 is some children's play equipment that's usually about 5m above water...

    GH2 with 7-14 ASPH and Nokton 25mm.





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  2. Bizzarrini

    Bizzarrini Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 26, 2011
    The Netherlands
    wow, L-O-V-E these! Very cool atmosphere!
  3. nickthetasmaniac

    nickthetasmaniac Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2011
    Thanks! I'm still trying to master processing, especially colour-balance, for long exposure shots (especially like these when there where several different light sources), but I'll get there :) 
  4. Kosta

    Kosta Mu-43 Veteran

    Sep 29, 2010
    awesome shots nick! fantastic work.
    hold on to these two lenses they like being in your hands i think
  5. nickthetasmaniac

    nickthetasmaniac Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2011
    Thanks Kosta, I'm quite fond of them ;)  I love the starbursts you get from the Nokton!
  6. John M Flores

    John M Flores Super Moderator

    Jan 7, 2011
    Love the long exposures - a unique way to document a flood! Hope everyone is ok there...
  7. nickthetasmaniac

    nickthetasmaniac Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2011
    Yeah everything is fine. The South-Esk catchment covers about 1/5th of Tasmania, and it all flushes through this Gorge. So, when it floods, well, it floods :smile: The last time there was a major flood that broke the levy walls was in the 1920's I think...

    I've uploaded some more from today here :) 
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