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Whitaker Park – Upstate New York.

On the heels of purchasing a brand new remote for my camera, Scott, Jackson and I went out in search of extended exposures. We had one miserably failed attempt at star trails before we decided to start with something a little easier, waterfalls. Our search for the elusive waterfall led us to Whitaker Park in the town of Martinsburg near Lowville, New York. After a short walk down a manicured trail we reached the water and began to walk downstream to find the falls. Lush green plant life dotted with wildflowers climbed the rock walls as the sound of rushing water roared in the background. We probably spent 3 hours playing with the settings on my camera, walking in the water and just enjoying our surroundings. This park is a must for any nature lover or camp enthusiast. For more information check out this post on NYFalls.com, or to view the very affordable camping rates check out this site: http://villageoflowville.org/content/Parks/View/3

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Both sets of falls at Whitaker Park in Upstate New York.

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Lush greenery lines the walls of the ravine.

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Whitaker Park – Upstate New York

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Extended exposure shot of the fall at Whitaker Park – Upstate New York

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A myriad of wildflowers dotted the landscape on the banks near the waterfalls.

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Whitaker Park – Upstate New York

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Whitaker Park – Upstate New York

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A channel cuts through the rocks at Whitaker Park in Lowville, New York.

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The lower tier of waterfalls at Whitaker Park – Upstate New York.

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Whitaker Park – Upstate New York

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The top tier of waterfalls at Whitaker Park in Upstate New York.

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Very delicate and beautiful wildflowers growing in the park.

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Campsites sit sporadically under the tall pine trees which makes entering this park like driving into a movie set.

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Photo Of The Day: A Flock Of Seagulls

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Playing around with a Pentax digital SLR last weekend, I took some really clear shots of these seagulls.


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