Your shopping cart is empty.
Mar 03, 2017
This was my second attempt at photographing the Dells Mill and Museum in Augusta, Wisconsin. My first attempt was about 2 years ago and I never quite felt it turned out right. And when you drive nearly 3 hours just to get a photo, you want to make sure you get it right. Especially when the building is now listed as one of the Midwests historical places. So in the Autumn of 2016, I made the drive from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota to Augusta, Wisconsin. I used a new technique that I had spent the summer learning, and that trial and error gave me the ability to get this photo of this extremely picturesque scene.
It was a beautiful autumn day when I made the drive over to Augusta. The last 45-minutes or so of the drive is on the back roads, winding along creeks, rivers, and farms. It's a very very beautiful drive. When you make it out to the Mill, there is one tricky aspect to getting just a basic shot of this scene. You have to stand on a very narrow 2-lane bridge. Thankfully I think most people that live in the area now expect to see photographers blocking part of the bridge. There are all kind of photographers on the bridge. You have your cell phones. You have your point and shoot cameras (yes, I was shocked to see people still used them too). There are people taking hand-held photos with their DSLR cameras, and also people with tripods to hold their DSLR cameras. When it is a scene this beautiful, you can expect to see a wide range of photographers out there.
As for myself, I was a photographer with a tripod and a DSLR camera. I found a make shift parking spot near the mill building. Walked out onto the bridge, set up the tripod, set up the ND filters, and took one 3-minute exposure. That's right, this was a one shot photo shoot. I drove nearly 3 hours, took a photo for 3-minutes, and jumped back in the car to make that 3-hour drive in the opposite direction. Well, I did make a quick stop on the other side of the mill to take this photo as well. But that was it for my photo journey for the day.
I hope you enjoy it! I know for me it is my favorite of all of my fall pictures. And, to be honest, it is also my favorite of all of my pictures of waterfalls too.
The presence of this badge signifies that this business has officially registered with the Art Storefronts Organization and has an established track record of selling art.
It also means that buyers can trust that they are buying from a legitimate business. Art sellers that conduct fraudulent activity or that receive numerous complaints from buyers will have this badge revoked. If you would like to file a complaint about this seller, please do so here.
The Art Storefronts Organization has verified that this business has provided a returns & exchanges policy for all art purchases.
Did your prints arrive damaged? Please keep all packaging and contact me for further instructions to replace your prints: (651) 503-2697 or email@example.com
This website provides a secure checkout with SSL encryption.
The Art Storefronts Organization has verified that this Art Seller has published information about the archival materials used to create their products in an effort to provide transparency to buyers.
Museum quality Canvas and Fine Art archival prints and reproductions. 100% acid free archival cotton papers - a true museum quality appearance.
This is only visible to you because you are logged in and are authorized to manage this website. This message is not visible to other website visitors.
Click on any Image to continue
The above preview shows how to use the live preview on this website. The image displayed is just an example, and is not available for sale.
This means you can use the camera on your phone or tablet and superimpose any piece of art onto a wall inside of your home or business.
To use this feature, Just look for the "Live Preview AR" button when viewing any piece of art on this website!
Below, select which favorite lists you would like to save this product into.
HERE'S 20% OFF YOUR FIRST ORDER!
Plus exclusive access to new releases and VIP discounts.