Lake Attersee shoreline in Austria. Parts of the musical 'Sound of Music' were filmed on the opposite shore of this picturesque lake, situated in western Austria. I composed this in thirds. It looks a little like a tricolor flag! The water is a deep turquoise colour on account of glacial rock flour washed down from the mountains and dissolved in the water. The cottages are holiday homes for wealthy Austrians and Germans. Taken from a moving tour boat (10 Euro one way Attersee town to the south shore of the lake).
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lousat (85018) 2014-07-30 2:04
Hi Chris,bed and cold weather in Austria too like in northern Italy as i can see,but this dark light is perfect to paint with the water with this fantastic blue,magnificent view on this lake with the typical houses and caught in a great quality despite the difficult light,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
dta (72999) 2014-07-30 2:36
Hello Chris ,
Wonderful contrast between the turquoise water , and the other green tonalities of grass and woods . the little red boat provides a fine focal point .
serp2000 (42536) 2014-07-30 3:07
Yes, but I don't know a country with such tricolor, and this is not Austrian flag too ;)
Anyway, Excellent composition, very beautiful landscape, fine details.
asajernigan (21427) 2014-07-30 3:27
Your composition is great breaking this scene up into 3 zones of color. The red boat provides a nice point of interest for the scene. The muted lighting worked well bringing out rich color and detail. This looks like a place that I would like to live!
pierrefonds (61884) 2014-07-30 4:24
You used well the principle of the thirds to create an excellent composition. The widennes of the lake is giving depth to the scene. The point of view is showing the details and the colors of the cottages. I like the effect of the light on the colors. Have a nice day.
jhm (146590) 2014-07-30 4:34
Austria, Switzerland and Germany are three countries with almost the same landscape, but Austria maybe the most beautiful.
A lovely panoramic view about these area.
Sharpness and clarity are pleasant to look at.
Excellent composition, nice presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a n ice day,
Sergiom (70578) 2014-07-30 4:38
Tu as choisi le point de vue idéal pour nous montrer ces superbes maisons dans leur nid de verdure. J'aime beaucoup la couleur de l'eau et la belle netteté d'ensemble.
timecapturer (49288) 2014-07-30 4:48
like the distinctive 3 bands of green in this iconic Austrian lake-scape. Looks like a beautiful place to spend a sailing holiday, if that floats your boat so to speak. :-)
Regards - B.
cornejo (37671) 2014-07-30 5:20
Hi Chris, lovely view of this beautiful shore of the beautiful lake, very well composed and captured by a great pov in this great and beautiful photography. A wonderful image of a lovely place, very good sharpness, depth, good light, color and quality. A good job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good morning and happy rest of the week.
All the best from southern Spain.
ikeharel (65187) 2014-07-30 7:04
Good evening Chris,
A beautiful typical colors of the Alpine lakefront, the forest slop behind, and the meticulousely cared houses.
Divided pic. space in a most effective way.
Didi (59678) 2014-07-30 9:40
Very nice colours
Very beautiful place
You are lucky to be amble to travel often
Nicou (133392) 2014-07-30 18:53
quel bleu de ce lac alpin superbe vue et captage quelle image et compo avec le champs vert et les petits chalet de montagne superbe vue.
Bravo et amitié
jjcordier (79289) 2014-07-30 23:55
Les tons verts sont bien adaptées à cette région verdoyante de l'Autriche. Un petit chalet ici ne me déplairait pas!
stego (24132) 2014-07-31 7:20
Hi Chris. Good title. Wonderful view and amazing colours. Regards.
Cricri (113593) 2014-07-31 10:03
Un paysage aux trois couleurs partant du vert foncés, au vert lumineux et la couleur turquoise de l'eau, de belles habitations surtout celle près de l'eau
rasterman (479) 2014-07-31 10:33
Fantastic colors in this tricolor flag with three shades of green. Good job, congratulations and thanks for sharing.
emka (89347) 2014-07-31 14:59
Hello Chris, Indeed, with the rock flour dissolved in water, it has this marvelous turquoise colour. All the three colours are beautiful, fresh green meadows and deep dark forest are very nice too. Excellent composition with these three stripes. Nice houses with balcconies, pleasant place for holidays.
WArm regrads MAlgo
Miguel82 (27024) 2014-08-05 18:44
Attractive green tons Chris, a remarkable picture with different layers of landscape, the water, the banks of the lake with houses and the forest, regards
fds (9150) 2014-08-11 14:15
Ciao my friend Chris also i returned from my tryp from Alto Adige and ost Tirol
very beautiful landscape with this lac and the house over the river
very beautiful colors