Henrys Fork

Henrys Fork River, Idaho. September 23, 2012.

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

Since there was smoke forecast for the Tetons on our last day in West Yellowstone, Betsy and I visited some more of the thermal areas in Yellowstone and explored part of neighboring Idaho.  We visited Mesa Falls in Idaho (you know how we are about waterfalls) and found some autumn color along Henrys Fork River between the upper and lower falls.  The picture above was taken from an overlook between the two falls.

Henrys Fork River, Idaho. September 23, 2012. This photo was taken with a 5.9 second exposure.

I had time to play around with my neutral density filter and I got this picture.  I like the way the water of the rapids was smoothed out by the longer exposure.

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18 Responses to “Henrys Fork”

  1. maple lane Says:

    Beautiful pictures, George. Happy New Year.

  2. Ms. A Says:

    That color surrounding the water almost looks like fire. It’s beautiful!

  3. Linda Says:

    I find moving water difficult to capture successfully. I don’t know much about exposure times to get a better result. Thank you for sharing, George. Happy New Year!

  4. Andrea Says:

    Hello George, Happy New Year, i have not been posting since before Christmas! That is an amazing shot, I have an ND filter but haven’t got to use it, maybe i should go out and try it too! I love water flowing but i am very far from one at the moment.

  5. MadSnapper Says:

    beautiful rapids, i love the way they ripple and the colors in the trees along the bank are wonderful.

  6. Linda Says:

    Very pretty. The rippling water and the fall colors combine to make a very engaging picture.

  7. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    This effect is very interesting, George! It looks a bit different but you can’t tell why, very cool.

  8. Judy Says:

    I like the way the whitecaps look sort of like someone has been writing on the water!

  9. Gardener on Sherlock Street Says:

    Great river shot.

    Happy New Year!

  10. busy bee suz Says:

    That is a work of art….great job George!

  11. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    Oh my goodness! These pictures are so pretty.

  12. MaryBeth Says:

    Beautiful shots. That is a famous fly fishing area. Did you try any fishing? MB

  13. Rajesh Says:

    Nice shots of the river.

  14. alskamom Says:

    Great photos George! The fall colors along the banks of the river are really beautiful. Happy New Year!!

  15. ladyfi Says:

    That water is amazing. Lovely shots.

  16. Linda Says:

    I love the colors! Great water shots!

    Linda
    http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com

  17. Sartenada Says:

    Very beautiful water photos.

  18. diane Says:

    Great shots and thanks for the setting info.

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