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#waterfall   #photography  by Edward M. Smathers - Canajoharie Gorge (Lower), where there are several small step falls and multiple wading pools. #outdoorphotography  
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Hey everybody!! Falls on Fitting Creek, Creamery Falls, Burden Pond Falls and Chittenango Falls State Park has been added to the @Field Trip​ app!! #waterfalls #localhikes #getoutdoors
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This Week in Popular: Top 25 Photos on 500px This Week (9) http://buff.ly/1HEPh4J
From striking portraits, to an adorable kitten, to some incredibly compelling landscapes—this week's Top 25 most popular photos offer a solid dose of inspiration and wanderlust alike.
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"Refuse to isolate yourself. Separatism is for losers." Joining the greatest commencement addresses of all time is John Waters's spectacu
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Buttermilk Falls State Park has been added to the +Field Trip app. The description is short for such a wonderfall (get it? Wonder-fall!) park, but I don't think that will matter once you get there and see how beautiful the area is!
You can access the app via visiting your iOS or Android app store of choice.
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Panther's Fury: Columbia Gorge

"The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness."
~John Muir

I just got back from one of the most epic trips of my life. Oregon and Washington are perhaps the most amazing places for landscape photographers, and I count myself lucky to have got the opportunity to see some of their best locations. I also got the opportunity to shoot and learn from a photographer who I've for long admired, Marc Adamus. It was amazing to learn from Marc, to see his vision in action from start to finish. The man was born with a camera in hand I tell ya!

This is Lower Panther Creek Falls. The hike down here is really interesting to say the least. The waterfalls are breathtaking to see in person, the sound from them reverberates through the forest.

Taking this shot involved getting into knee deep water which was freezing cold. Two seconds in, I lost sensation in my feet. It also took a lot of lens wiping to remove spray from the front. While taking the shot, sunlight began to hit the upper falls and created a golden glow which really enhanced the shot.

Most of the processing for this shot was done in Camera RAW. Some selective adjustments were done in Photoshop to bring out details in the image.

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We headed to Virginia for our first wedding of the 2015 season. Check out Justin and Brittina's beautiful spring wedding.
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Would love a little feedback on this shot. It is outside my normal type of photograph, but wanted to try something a little different.
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My name is Edward Smathers and I am a passionate fine art photographer who promotes and advocates nature through powerful forms of art and literature. Dig The Falls specifically focuses on waterfalls, but also will be addressing all aspects of nature itself! 

If there are any comments or suggestions, please contact me via E-mail and I will be more than happy to read your questions, comments and/or suggestions.

The goal of Dig The Falls is to share the beauty that is New York State with the rest of the world. In doing so, I will be including as much description with the photos we share as possible.

We plan to add an extensive list of New York State Waterfalls to our site very soon. This list will include:
-Waterfall name(s)
-Town in which waterfall is located
-County in which waterfall is located
-GPS Coordinates
-Height and accessibility of each waterfall and much more

Right now our list has reached over 1600 different waterfalls (over 600 of which are publicly accessible) and we will be planning to add at least another 500-1000 before the list is completed. Ask how you can help!!
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We have the largest online list of New York State waterfalls in the world!!
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    Field Service Engineer, 2005 - present
  • Jessica Painter Photography
    Photographer, 2010 - present
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    Photographer, 2005 - present
  • Edward Smathers Photography
    Photographer, 2000 - 2014
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