The iconic mist of the region rises in Chris Tennant's shot made with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and 24–105mm f/4L Canon EF IS lens with circular polarizer. Exposure: 1/15 sec at f/10, ISO 640. A Feisol tripod was used for all photos in this feature. Chris Tennant
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"Cascade

Cascade Waterfalls, N. Elba, NY

Tennant used a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and 24–105mm f/4L EF IS lens and polarizer; 4 sec at f/18, ISO 100.
"Round

Round Pond, St. Huberts, NY

5D Mark II, 100–400mm f/4.5–5.6L EF IS lens and polarizer; 1/60 sec at f/11, ISO 400.
"Mt.

Mt. Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid, NY

From the mountain’s summit, the “forever wild” aspect of the park is evident. Tennant made the image with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 24–105mm f/4L Canon EF IS lens, and polarizer at 1/40 sec and f/13, ISO 320.
"Elk

Elk Lake, North Hudson, NY

Tennant made four overlapping exposures of 1/80 sec at f/14, ISO 320 with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and 24–105mm f/4L EF IS lens fitted with a polarizer. He later stitched the exposures into a panorama in Adobe Photoshop.
"Forest

Forest Floor, High Peaks Region

The same gear as above was used to make this study in autumn colors; a polarizer helped intensify the hues. Exposure: 1 sec at f/16, ISO 320.
"Round

Round Pond, St. Huberts, NY

A polarizer helped bring out both the blue-gray of the rock face and the reds and golds of the foliage. Tenant used a 5D Mark II and 100–400mm f/4.5–5.6L lens; 1/8 sec at f/11, ISO 320.

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