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Brou Lake morning - part 7

Posted by
Stephen (Canberra, Australia) on 25 April 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Today's image closes my series on Brou Lake - I hope you enjoyed this walk with me!

Most of the shoreline of Brou Lake is now a National Park. It is a sanctuary for many species of bird life. A small basic camping ground is located close to where I have taken these shots. But otherwise, much of the lake and its surrounds is wild country.

However, the lake is small in size and as such remains a fragile place - to which future tourist development will probably edge closer.

In this series, I have sharpened each shot - but no other processing.

NIKON D5000 1/100 second F/14.0 ISO 100 11 mm

Nicou from Uvrier, Switzerland

Superbe compo quel ceil quelle iamge quelle immensité et profondeur grandisoe.
Belle journée

25 Apr 2011 5:15am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

nice capture
best reflex !

25 Apr 2011 6:07am

Rayak from Paris, France

Very impressive cloud. It's like a clash between eath and sky.

25 Apr 2011 6:08am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

This has been a gorgeous series, thanks for walking me round the lake!

25 Apr 2011 6:19am

@CElliottUK: Thanks, Chris. Glad you enjoyed it!

Kenny from Eastsound, United States

Another beautiful shot and series.

25 Apr 2011 6:58am

@Kenny: Thanks, Kenny!

Demo from Villeneuve d, France

Fantastic composition!
Really beautiful picture!

25 Apr 2011 7:48am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Thanks for sharing this wonderful series with us. Lovely colors and perspective here

25 Apr 2011 7:59am

@✿ Anina ✿: Thanks, Anina! Glad you enjoyed the series.

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Fabulous colors and great reflections. A very beautiful photo!

25 Apr 2011 8:01am

Suzanne from Melbourne, Australia

love the movement on the surface of the water and the sediment colour coming through!

25 Apr 2011 8:23am

Kat from Lorraine, France

Quelle magnifique série, bravo +++++

25 Apr 2011 9:00am

@Kat: Thank you, Kat!

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

wow! Magnificent five stars composition! I really love the colors and the reflections! *****

25 Apr 2011 9:04am

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful image. Love the colours,light, clouds and reflections. Thanks for sharing this great series with us.
Love it, Stephen. :)

25 Apr 2011 9:04am

@Sam: Thanks, Sam! Glad you enjoyed the series.

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

The range of colour in the foreground is wonderful and a close crop of the bottom middle would make a lovely almost abstract picture in itself. A very nice series Stephen

25 Apr 2011 9:14am

@grouser: Thanks, grouser! Glad you enjoyed the series.

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

This one is maybe even more beautiful than the previous ones.

25 Apr 2011 9:21am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

This offers a lot, shape, clarity, intensity of colour, a disappearing point, and absolutely wonderful reflections.

25 Apr 2011 11:12am

AnaR from Venda Do Pinheiro, Portugal

amaising.... so wonderful...

25 Apr 2011 11:12am

Jyoti from Mumbai, India

wow..!!! beautiful place

25 Apr 2011 11:58am

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Still pretty , even more with this lovely foreground :)

25 Apr 2011 12:22pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Beautiful and unspoiled..hopefully it stay's that way!
A great series to watch Stephen!

25 Apr 2011 12:23pm

@Thea: Thank you, Thea! Glad you enjoyed the series.

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Wow...Lovely image.

25 Apr 2011 12:56pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Saving the best for last again I see. The tones at the water's edge leading into the reflection are wonderful!

25 Apr 2011 1:07pm

@Jason Politte: Thanks, Jason!

Mhelene from Paris, France

A wonderful composition and superb colors !

25 Apr 2011 1:09pm

Florence from Paris, France

You've posted and shared here a very eye-catching series of an impressive landscape and "cloudscape" !

25 Apr 2011 1:43pm

@Florence: Thanks, Florence! Glad you enjoyed the series.

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

That bank of clouds is just amazing! This has been such a wonderful series, Stephen! I "travelled" back to look at the images I have missed. I can see why you like this place...the feeling of serenity just pops through my screen and I agree with Curly, the colors are magnificent. Again I am really quite taken by the red soil in the water! Fantastic. Finally, thank you so very much for your kind and gracious comments on my blog while I was away..I really appreciate them. Looking forward to your next - tomorrow I start a short series on The Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest in California - images I have not shown before ..just three or four probably. All the best Stephen - stay well! Denny

25 Apr 2011 2:03pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thanks, Denny. Always look forward to your comments!

tataray from france, France

Vraiment magnifique, sublime ...
Grandiose. 5*****

25 Apr 2011 2:19pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

You finished off the delightful series with a great frame : that rich brown swath through the middle of the image is perfect and in harmony with the other eye-pleasing elements. I hope that development doesn't encroach upon and ultimately harm that lake.

25 Apr 2011 3:15pm

@Rick: Thanks, Rick! Always enjoy your comments and glad you could follow the series with me.

Shar from Pilot Butte near Regina, SK, Canada

Wonderful lines leading the eye into the frame! Well done!

25 Apr 2011 3:47pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Wonderful image my friend! Wonderful! Cloud and its reflection are a dream ... Very good composition and excellent light and color! Best regards, Adela

25 Apr 2011 4:07pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Congratulations on a super series Stephen! This is a gorgeous spot where I would love to pitch a tent and watch the sun rise and set repeatedly! Bravo! ;-)

25 Apr 2011 5:53pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thanks, Eric. Visiting the lake, the smell of camp fires in the late afternoon added to the experience of the senses.

franz from Baden, Austria

this has been a very enjoyable, informative and very well executed series, stephen, and the last part is excellent again! i love the striking symmetry bw land and sky, and - as ever - this magnificent cloud!

25 Apr 2011 6:47pm

@franz: Thanks, Franz. Yes, I was lucky that this cloud seemed to follow me all morning!

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

Stunning! Colour, composition, reflections, Brilliant.

25 Apr 2011 6:48pm

Njord 91 from EVRY, France

J'aime le reflet du nuage dans l'eau
belle composition et belles couleurs
bravo

25 Apr 2011 6:50pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Yes I loved the walk with you. You have a wonderful eye to catch the interesting composition. Well done Stephen.

25 Apr 2011 8:29pm

@kiwisa: Thank you, Frances. Good to have you along for the walk!

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Simply stunning Stephen, my shot of the day!

25 Apr 2011 8:58pm

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

J'aime beaucoup la composition, la lumière et le paysage est magnifique!

25 Apr 2011 9:12pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fabulous series. I especially like that cloud bank hanging between lake and sea.

25 Apr 2011 10:29pm

@Steve Rice: Thanks, Steve. Glad you enjoyed the series!

Dokmateo from madird, Spain

I really like this scene!

25 Apr 2011 11:07pm

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Amazing variation, one of my favorite.

25 Apr 2011 11:14pm

London Caller from London, United Kingdom

Amazing reflections of the cloud and sky!
Hope you had a great Easter, mate!

26 Apr 2011 1:13am

Céline from New York City, United States

Very pretty composition !

26 Apr 2011 3:27am

Punit from Somewhere in, India

The colors and tones are fantastic - the reflections are wonderful.

26 Apr 2011 4:53am

fereshteh. from Iran

Fantastic composition!

26 Apr 2011 6:15am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

this is a superb composition! i really like how you incorporated the clouds into the frame to add such a wonderful effect!

26 Apr 2011 7:39am

Anne from 新加坡, Singapore

wow!!! really stunning colours, great reflection...wonderful composition and framing !!

26 Apr 2011 7:45am

Jochen from Wildschönau, Austria

absolut great work .... wonderful pic

26 Apr 2011 2:37pm

Lara from Vienna, Austria

breathtaking!

28 Apr 2011 9:21am

CATCHLIGHT from Reading, United Kingdom

Very striking cloud formation and shot, I would love to be there.

11 May 2011 7:24am

NIKON D5000
1/100 second
F/14.0
ISO 100
11 mm

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