The difficult thing about shooting waterfalls, or any image really that has been captured many times, is trying to find a unique angle that sets your image apart. When I found this waterfall it was beautiful all by itself, but it wasn't striking. It wasn't different. I walked all around it and tried to figure out the best way to photograph it. I tried several different angles which all came out good, but nothing was really making me excited. It was raining pretty heavily in New Zealand this day and I decided to stop and take a moment to think and really gather my thoughts under this tree. As I turned back to look at the waterfall I saw this huge tree limb almost arching around the waterfall itself. I crouched down a little, stood on my tip toes, move forward and backward and finally found a position where I could frame the falls within the confines of the tree. I'm really happy with how this came out and the powerful nature of this image.
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