Lake Ohrid is in the south of Macedonia FYR and is the country's main tourist resort. It's not hard to see why with peaceful waters and beautiful churches. A light haze seems to rise from the lake giving the atmosphere a dreamlike quality. In the photograph, the land on the far side of the water is Albania.
This picture is slightly more artistic than most that I post. I used smart blur to fade the far hills but to retain the detail of the boats. This is to remove distracting detail in the hills but also to emphasize the hazy impression I had when taking the shot.
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dharbott (1894) 2004-11-02 15:56
The foreground water and boat reflection are lovely - I can hear the lapping swell on the hull.
lilycat (45) 2004-11-02 20:34
Great shot. I like that you have blurred the hills. It definitely has that hazy day feel to it. Great composition. Well done.
capthaddock (28790) 2006-01-11 9:56
Hi Jonathan - random find today, brilliant composition, the filter gave it an interesting painting-like effect.
MLINES (12516) 2006-05-17 17:57
Jonathon, Very peaceful scene and as you mention it has an arty feel about it. Reflection is effective. Good to learn about this place. Murray.
jone (3231) 2006-07-25 4:24
this one is very good, very artful, nice reflections... congratulations,