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© 2012 Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott

First of all, thank God for weather sealed gear! You don't shoot the falls at this range without getting a little wet. As I have pointed out on another image, the world changes completely when you enter "the zone" near the base of Horseshoe Falls. It is furious storm of roar, mist, waves, and coolness that pounds out of the sheer volume of water pouring over that precipice.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS, B&W conversion in Adobe Lightroom 4, Alien Skin Exposure, and signature added in Photoshop CS5 including the new Photo du Jour

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