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Waterfalls : the elegance, mystery and beauty of nature

by Editor Miro Susta
Published the 4th of December 2020

Whether you are looking to capture the immense power and majesty of the waterfalls or gaze at the soft white foam of a sparkling stream as it cascades down a mountainside, the selection of waterfall pictures from 1x photo gallery will bring the beauty of water in nature to your attention.


'Fire and Water' by Stefan Mittlewalner

From the thundering to the magical - in this photo selection you can find exactly what you are looking for.

This remarkable photographic overview contains an amazing variety of pictures of waterfalls surrounded by lush vegetation and washed by the spray of the wild, roaring waters of the streams, as well as scenes from the beautiful landscapes of the surrounding area.


'The Astonishing' by Mauro Tronto

Impressive nature photographs take you from the comfort of your home to the waterfalls at different locations around the world.


'Djur-Djur waterfall' by Kirill Volkov

Some of the photographs are in captivating black and white - they underline the enormous power of the gigantic natural spectacle.
Elegant, mysterious and beautiful.


'Niagara fall' by Larry Deng

In addition to pictures of the power and majesty of waterfalls in the natural world, you can also admire many amazing photographs showing the pure beauty, gentleness and diversity of these wonders of nature.


'The Other Side' by Henri Z

Rainbows that span waterfalls, magnificent golden sunrises or pink-red sunsets over white foaming streams that plunge into the emerald green depths below, streams that spring from green, winding forest corridors and cascade through rocks or white frozen and crystal clear waterfalls can be found here.


'Life' by Davide Beretta

Whether in mystical black and white or in the magical, dancing colors of waterfalls chasing through the golden and rust-red colors of the autumn landscape, this selection of photos has something special to offer, whatever you are looking for from the world of nature.


'Autumn Interlude' by Mary Kay

Greek Paliokaria waterfalls has been chosen from National's Geographic editors’ team as
one of the 25 most gorgeous waterfalls worldwide.

'Seljalandsfoss' by Franz Schumacher

Seljalandsfoss is one of the most breath-taking waterfalls in South Iceland with a whooping 60 m cascade.



'Bruarfoss' by Sus Bogaerts

The Bruarfoss is considered by many to be the most beautiful waterfall in Iceland. The reason for this is the soft blue water.



'Kirkjufell Foss' by Ivan Pedretti

The Kirkjufellsfoss is a picturesque waterfall in the west of Iceland, it forms together with the mountain Kirkjufell
one of the most scenic landmarks in Iceland.



'What a Pleasure' by Filippo Moretti

The Godafoss Waterfall is one of the most beautiful and famous waterfalls in Iceland.



'The curtain' by Amnon Eichelberg

Seljalandsfoss is probably one of the most picturesque waterfalls in Iceland.



'Dettifoss' by Sus Bogaerts

Icelandic Dettifoss is one of the largest and most water rich waterfalls in Europe.



'Echo between Cloud and Water' by Dianne Mao

Wild landscape around Secret Falls in Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten (Patagonia Region) of Argentina.



'as far as you can see!' by Peter Stahl

The stunning Iguazu Waterfalls. A miracle of nature on the border of Argentina and Brazil.



Natural Bridge' by Jorge Ruiz Dueso

 Water cascade on small stream in Canadian Rocky Mountains.


'Musing through my window...' by Yvette Depaepe

The famous US Taughannock Waterfall is 66 meters high and thus higher than the Niagara Falls.



'Icy Wonderland' by Yi Jiang

Deep frozen Niagara Falls.



'Beauty unbound !!' by Yvette Depaepe

American Niagara Falls as seen from the 'Maid of the Mist'.



'Dancing Fairies' by Hong Zeng

The Elowah Waterfall in the US Oregon's Columbia River falls 65 m deep into a natural amphitheatre
made of basalt, lichens and natural moss.



'Roaring Scablands' by Jamie Johnstone

Palouse Waterfall which falls into the Palouse River is the jewel of East Washington and a wonderful photo location.



'Waterfall in Paradise' by Matt Anderson

The Hoʻopiʻi waterfalls are a series of waterfalls along the Kapaʻa river, located on the east bank of Kauai
in Central/Northern Hawaii.



'Under The Ledge' by Marl Lucey

Australia's Somersby Waterfalls themselves are mystical and inviting as you have to climb down from some artificial wooden platforms and other natural stone walkways.



'Spa Pool Hamerslev Gorge' by Ignacio Palacios

Hamersley Gorge with its picturesque spa pool in Karinji National Park in northwest Australia opens a window
to the beginning of the earth.



'Bombo Quary' by Francis Keogh

Australia's Bombo Quary imposing basalt columns offer a great setting with its quarry rocks and magnificent waterfalls.



'Waterfalls' by Miro Susta

With the height of over 25 m, Indian Athirappilly Waterfall is an astonishing spectacle, not only the fall, but also the amazing beauty of the landscape captures the viewer's attention.



'Tiu Kelep' by Adhi Prayoga

Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep Waterfall are two incredible waterfalls in the north of Lombok in Indonesia.



'Etive Rainbow' by Antonio Prado Peréz

Scottish river Etive flows right in front of the giant mountain and has some nice little waterfalls.



'Powerscout Waterfall' by Arpad Lukacs

The water mass of the Irish Powerscout Waterfall that falls from a height of 121 meters gives an amazing view.


In summarizing it can be said that waterfalls are among the most dramatic subjects in landscape photography, both as an individual motif and as part of a larger overall scenery.

The pictures in this article should help to capture a few memorable photos and to make the photo journey more interesting and varied.


'Beauty in Nature' by Larry Deng

I hope you have enjoyed this article! As always, I would be pleased about your comments, suggestions and/or criticism. Thanks!
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An awesome selection so wonderful to look at. Thank you very much for this fine article!
Martina, I wish to thank you very much for your nice words of appreciation.
Great article. Lovely selection of wonderful images. Thank you. :)
Many thanks for great appreciation Patrick
superbes shots !!!!!!!
Thank you Anna, I am glad to see that you like it
Excellent selection! I love waterfalls and it was a great pleasure to see this article. Thank you!
Many thanks Margit Lisa, we are happy to see that you like this article and the photographs.
Great article and amazing photos!
Thank you for your appreciation Paola.
Thank's a lot Miro Susta. I really appreciate that you include my image in this article .
You are most welcome Amnon
It is a real honor for me that a photograph of me appears in this great article. I am very grateful!! Thanks a lot, Miro and Yvette!!!!
You are most welcome Jorge, many thanks for your nice comment.
Thank you Miro Susta and Yvette for your hard works. Really appreciated.
Great thank you Larry for your nice words of appreciation.
Congratulations to this impressive collection of really outstanding waterfalls and of course also photographers
Many thanks for kind appreciation Rolf
There is nothing to criticize here - you can only admire.
Thank you Anna.