Arethusa Falls

The same day that I went to photograph the Lupine Festival, I also drove into Crawford Notch in the White Mountains and hiked in to Arethusa Falls. This 140-foot waterfall is about an hour’s climb on a good trail. To make it challenging, I brought my Canon and tripod so that I could slow the shutter speed a bit. I also used a neutral density filter to further aid in slowing the shutter speed and making the sky so blue. The weight of the camera bag made the hike a bit more challenging but I also needed to work off the pancake breakfast I’d eaten after photographing the Lupine. It was a fair trade-off.

19 thoughts on “Arethusa Falls

  1. Sohair

    Wow the blue sky seems fantastic Chris…I like this kind of nature images ..
    Great image indeed…thanks for sharing such beauty…

    1. milfordstreet Post author

      Thank you. Itโ€™s not so much skill as it is just walking uphill for an hour on a rather pretty path. If youโ€™re in the White Mountains, itโ€™s a nice little hike. Cheers!

  2. Sarah

    Terrific shots, Chris! And well worth the burning off the calories. ๐Ÿ˜‰ A friend of mine always trains walking around with 10 kg in his backpack for his summer photography trips in the wilds.

  3. Lydia

    Such a picturesque place, Christopher! Seems so charming and a perfect place for hiking and enjoying the nature and the scenery!

    1. milfordstreet Post author

      Thank you, Lydia. This region is full of great hiking trails, most of which include climbing but they are some great hikes. Have a great day. Cheers!


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