Austin, TX – Westcave Preserve (HDR)

From my photowalk with the local Austin Photogroup…here is a waterfall shot from Westcave Preserve.  Quite a magical place (tours only).    It is about a 10 minute walk to get to the cave…all worth it!   You feel displaced when you are there…sure does not feel like Texas!  If you are in Austin, this is a must visit!  Beautiful indeed!

Info from the web:  The trail follows a clear running creek upstream to the head of the canyon where a sparkling waterfall tumbles 40 feet of fern-covered travertine columns into a vivid emerald pool.  Here, visitors step into a grotto behind the artesian spring-fed waterfall and examine cave formations and lush plant life seen in few other places in Texas.

Talke Photography Settings:

  • Camera:  Nikon D300
  • Lens: Nikon 12-24 f/4.0
  • Setting: Aperture  Mode
  • Focal Length: 22.0mm
  • ISO: 200
  • Exposure:  HDR 5 exposures (+2 to -2)
  • Aperture:  f/22
  • Gear:  Tripod, Cable  Release
  • Post Process: Adobe CS4, Photomatix, Viveza
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2 comments on “Austin, TX – Westcave Preserve (HDR)

  1. jim Nix says:

    nice one Pete! great minds must think alike, I am posting a shot from here today too! thanks for inviting me!

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