Niagara Falls - Illuminated American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls

Illuminated American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls as Seen from the Canadian Side

This is another one of those peculiar pictures, where you’re standing in one country photographing a location in another country. Niagara Falls is the collective name for three waterfalls on the Canada-United States border. In this picture you see two of them: the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls. […]

Niagara Falls - The American Falls and a Rainbow as Seen from the Canadian Side

The American Falls and a Rainbow as Seen from the Canadian Side

When late afternoon sunlight reflects off the mist created by the American Falls, visitors standing at the right spot can observe beautiful rainbows. […]

Niagara Falls - The American Falls and a Full Rainbow as Seen from a Boat

The American Falls and a Full Rainbow as Seen from a Boat

When you stay in Niagara Falls I recommend doing a boat tour. There are two operators, one on the Canadian side and one on the US side. The Canadian boat is named The Hornblower, and this is the one which I took. The experience on the American boat Maid of the Mist should be similar. They both take you past the American Falls and approach the Canadian Falls, a.k.a. Horseshoe Falls. You do get wet, but they will give you a plastic poncho. If you’re a photographer, below are my tips.