One thing about hiking a creek-side path up a mountain is the constant sound of running water really makes you want to pee.
Another thing is that you have plenty of opportunities to find a nice spot to pop on the black glass and shoot a long exposure of the water.
This was a lovely little scene in the High Tatras, and so I put on the 10 stop, attached my Triggertrap to the camera and iPhone, and settled down for a few long exposure shots. I was hoping a bear may walk into the scene to take a sip from the lovely cool water, but alas it was not to be.
For processing I converted to black and white using Perfect B&W 2 by Topaz Labs, and then decreased the opacity a little to get some of the original colours back in from the original photo. I thought the muted tones gave the final image a much stronger finish that in pure black and white.
- Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
- Focal length: 35mm
- ISO: 100
- Shutter speed: 57s