US - Twin Falls - Shoshone Falls

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This picture of "the Niagara of the West" was taken from a steel platform high above the falls. For someone suffering from anxiety in great heights like me, it was not too easy to take... I gingerly stepped onto the platform, took a couple of pictures and a short film, and handed the camera - soaked in sweat - to my wife, and then ran away from the platform as quickly as I could...

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Comments (56)

Carlo M. Dimhofen on April 7, 2013

Thank you very much, Marin.

Best regards,


tu andy on April 27, 2013

Fantastic shot. Wonderful view. L 20. Best wishes. andy

Carlo M. Dimhofen on May 9, 2013

Thank you very much, Andy.

Best regards,


bonavista on May 20, 2013


You presented here great view! Lot of thanks for sharing! Y*


abraxas_aut on May 21, 2013

Beeindruckend! LIKE und Grüße

Carlo M. Dimhofen on May 22, 2013

Thank you very much, dear friends, for your visits and wonderful feedback.

Best regards,


Mata Hary on June 23, 2013

Beautiful shot, spectacular photo. Fav/16, Like/23! Greetings Mata Hary

Carlo M. Dimhofen on June 28, 2013

Thank you very much, Mata Hary.

Best regards,


ocramnano on July 26, 2013

Great natural scenery.magnificent capture.L+F. Warm greetings.

Ronny1 on July 28, 2013

Eine traumhafte Landschaft! F+L

Nelly T on July 28, 2013

Ein herrlicher blick, landschaft und bild. L!


Carlo M. Dimhofen on July 29, 2013

Thank you very much, dear friends.

Best regards,


BOGDAN de Varsovie on August 17, 2013

Marvellous place. Very nice view.

LIKE 28 + YS 19.

Best wishes.


P. Dardas on December 27, 2013

Spectacular view, great snapshot. 20*/29. My best wishes of health and prosperity throughout the 2014 year. Przemo

Erol Barutçugil on April 18, 2014

Very impressive capture, nice panorama. Like. Greetings.Erol

bettyzimmermann-matt… on July 26, 2014

Sehr schöne Perspektive. Tolle Aufnahme.

YsL mit Herzl. Glückwunsch. Betty

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 26, 2010
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Carlo M. Dimhofen
    • Taken on 2009/06/09 21:45:54
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1000)
    • Focal Length: 5.60mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash