Archive for August 21st, 2010

Here is an archived photograph from Hilton Falls taken this past spring. Hilton Falls is one of the many waterfalls found along the Niagara Escarpment. The Niagara Escarpment is a UNESCO World Biosphere. This particular waterfall can be found in the Hilton Falls Conservation Area in the Halton Hills region near Milton, Ontario. I arrived at this location just after noon to bright sunny skies and harsh lighting conditions. There was the odd cloud in the sky so I decided to walk the trail out to the falls. As luck would have it, there were several large clouds moving across the sky that would block the sun long enough for me to make several exposures in more favorable light. This image is my favorite from the day. I like how this image due to the waterfall being centered within the vertical axis of  the frame while the escarpment cliffs draw the viewer to the cascading water. I also placed the cascade a little higher on the horizontal axis so that the river would be dominate the foreground.

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