Waterfalls with Neutral Density Filters

Curtis Falls, Mount Tamborine, Queensland

In my last post I indicated how a neutral density filter could be used to create long exposures with seascapes.

The same neutral density filters can also be used to create interesting effects, to create blurred effects with waterfalls. The above image has been captured with a Nikon D700 camera and 24-120mm zoom lens. The camera settings were an aperture  setting of f/9, 20 seconds exposure and an ISO setting of 1,000.

In the above image a 10 stop neutral density filter was used.

10 stops is a very dense filter and it becomes very difficult to see through the view finder, it is best to put the filter on after focussing the lens.