What does a landscape photographer do on a day with dreadful landscape weather? Hide out in a cave indeed! That’s where I ran into this waterfall surrounded by big rocks. I liked how the water appeared to be dancing in between them. I decided to use a 2-minute exposure to give the waterfall a smooth appearance and to process it in black and white to create a bit of a dark and moody feel. I opted for a square crop to keep the focus on the waterfall instead of the rocks. Hope you like this fine art black & white approach!
Captured this image in 2012 with my Nikon D3x and used a 10-stop Lee ND filter (which I broke a few minutes after) to achieve an exposure time of 2 minutes. Adobe’s Lightroom 5 and Nik’s Silver Efex Pro 2 were used to process the image. Nik’s Silver Efex Pro is my favourite piece of software for creating fine art black & white images.