Posts tagged “runoff

Elbow Falls – Metallic Duotone Collection

Following on from the color images of Elbow Falls here are a set of duotone images from the same evening up on the river.

I created the metallic effect using Lightroom’s Split Toning feature.  Using gold for highlights and navy blue shadows gives a look that works really well with water.

This is a hard place to leave.


Late Spring Runoff at Elbow Falls

I went out for a photo shoot of the Elbow Falls in Kananaskis, Alberta with a couple of fellow photographers last week.  The flow of the water and the textures created by the currents and the rocks were mesmerizing.

The river is still rising from the spring runoff from the snow. Spring was late and so is the peak of the high water from the melting snow and ice in the mountains. The flow is very different from the rest of the seasons. The waterfall is engulfed right now so that the normal lip is overrun. This creates a very different face for the falls which is great to explore with a camera. Here are a few from the edge and around.

As night took hold, blue colors were accentuated creating a cool, dreamy feeling to the long exposure images.  This is one of my last from the evening.