If you like to photograph water, with its reflections of sky and trees, look for big opportunities by visiting small water.
The urge to see big things is almost inescapable. A big landscape, a big river, a big sky, a big sunset–these all shout like a carnival barker and we often pay full attention.
I live in northern Alabama where big lakes are 15 minutes to an hour away. A big river, the Tennessee, flows east to west before swinging north to meet up with the Ohio and eventually give over its muddy waters to the Mississippi. Not far away are waterfalls, water pulled frantically over limestone ledges and pushed into rough boulders and fallen trees.
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