Minnehaha Falls

Minnehaha Falls.
 
There are two Minnehaha Falls that I am aware of, surely there are more, but I know of and have visited two. One is in Minnesota and the other in Rabun County. Since I live in Georgia, I tend to visit the one in Rabun County more often. Minnehaha was the lover of Hiawatha immortalized in Longfellow’s poem. It is also a Dakota word meaning “waterfall” or “rapid water”. Since the Minnehaha Falls in Georgia more closely resembles a cascade where the water travels rapidly, we will go with the rapid water translation. I have been photographing the falls since I was a young adult and love going there each chance I get. It is peaceful and relaxing. I prefer it with about the water flow it has at this time, because with too much more and it becomes a little more “powerful” and loses that relaxing feel. I love photographing it most during spring and fall. The colors around the falls add to the scene so much more as well.
 
Tamron SP 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens on a Nikon D-750, Manual Exposure mode, f11, ISO 100, Sirui 4 stop ND filter and Circular Polarizer to slow down the water and remove glare, shutter speed of 4 seconds, Sirui carbon fiber tripod and K40X ballhead, MindShift Gear FirstLight 20L backpack, processed in Lightroom CC. #WithMyTamron, #TamronUSA, #TamronLensesUSA, #TamronImageMaster, #Sirui, #SiruiUSA, #SiruiProfessional, #MindShiftGear

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