How to Photograph Waterfalls.

Digital Photography School has a neat basic primer on how to photograph waterfalls. Even though you're not a shutterbug, you'll probably still appreciate several of the fantastic photos they have on the page: Link

This one above is taken at the Chittenango Falls State Park, upstate New York: Link [Flickr]

If you like that one, I bet you'll like what I consider to be one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world: The Plitvicka Waterfalls in Croatia, taken by Jack Brauer.

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IMHO, using a prolonged shutter speed makes waterfalls look like something you'd see next to pictures of unicorns, kids with big eyes and Thomas Kinkade knockoffs.
They look phony when the water looks all gossamer.
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