"Fall in Big Basin"
Location: Silver Falls, Big Basin Redwood State Park, California.
I have always been fascinated to capture an image of maple leaves on sandstone next to a flowing stream. I know that Zion National Park offers many such spots but I was thrilled to find similar arrangement of elements deep in the jungles of Big Basin Redwood State Park.
Here is info on the hike from Big Basin Redwood State Park page
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L @ 55mm
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk II
Exposure: This is a panorama from three horizontal images each shot at f/8 with exposures ranging from 1/5sec at far right to 1.3 sec on far left at ISO 500
Filters: No filters
Processing: Panorama was created using Adobe Photoshop CS4
Big Basin Redwood State Park is one of the pristine and less known areas if the Bay Area. If you enjoy hiking this is a great place to see tall redwood tress, cascading waterfalls and interesting fall colors when the time is right. The place is best known for its beautiful Berry Creek waterfalls which require at least 4 miles of hiking to reach one way. There are actually three cascading waterfalls along the stream and all of them are very beautiful especially after a rainy season.