This is another view from Salt Lake in Dasht-e Kavir when that is wet,Dasht-e Kavir also known as Kavir-e Namak or Great Salt Desert is a large desert laying in the middle of the Iranian Plateau.
In the west of the desert, a salt lake called Darya-che Namak (1800 km²) can be found. It contains some large salt plates in a mosaic-like shape. It is part of a 4,000 km² protected ecological zone, the Kavir
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isabela_sor (47748) 2006-05-21 14:19
Amazing place!I really like the atmosphere of this picture. The reflection is outstanding, so unusually but so wonderful!
All the best
xavshot (69835) 2006-05-21 14:21
excellent graphisme donné par cette reflexion. les teintes bleues sont magnifiques et le ciel qui se reflète est superbe. Une très belle photo
nwoehnl (122) 2006-05-21 14:28
A beautiful photo of this impressive place, Mohammad. The surface of the salt lake and the blend of textures and reflections makes for a quite absorbing photographical subject, and the sort of low-key light gives a good moody element to this well-contrasted shot.
fayeulle (27827) 2006-05-21 14:34
Very good shot of this amazing place. Over the wold salt cristalisation makes hexagon shapes ! It's wonderfull.
dkeus31 (27735) 2006-05-21 14:40
A nice view with great reflexions in the textured foreground.
ChristianS (2997) 2006-05-21 14:45
Beautiful salty :) scenery with a nice subtle light great sky and nice reflections on the surface of the salt lake. I like how the light brings out the nice textures of the salty surface. Well done!
jafadabret (56501) 2006-05-21 15:14
Bonsoir Mohammad !
Un paysage féérique avec une gamme de bleus c'est un régal pour les yeux. Une photo comme on en voit peu.
AthaPan (0) 2006-05-21 15:20
An interesting photo.
I like here the compo.
asanak (1972) 2006-05-21 15:43
2 more points for this excellent picture.
The overall composition, the reflektion, the light, all is good.
Janice (4403) 2006-05-21 15:47
Hi Mohammad, this looks a dark and foreboding place, but the blue sky shining in the wet salt plates gives it a such a lift. Wonderfully captured, quite impressive, thank you,
blue-velvet30 (6524) 2006-05-21 15:52
Beautiful colors and composition. Well done!
thanks for sharing
delkoo (68) 2006-05-21 17:17
practically nothing only sky and salt but a great photo done by the strange light.
weswang (18223) 2006-05-21 17:38
Hi Mohammad, The reflection on the gird shallow water show a nice effect with this low PoV picture. I like the grand view to the water, the sky and the blurred view of the mountains in distance. I enjoy the quiet and peaceful mood in this image.
R2D2 (180) 2006-05-21 18:29
Distance, Silence, Calmness and the taste of salt:)
These are my feelings looking at this wondeful photo.
kensimage (8565) 2006-05-21 22:53
It's rare to see a reflection in a landscape photo off something other that the water, and this is really beautiful. You've framed it really well to capture the varied light and the varied textures. Nice clouds help a lot. It's clearly a unique place, and you've brought it to us well! Regards, Ken.
carper (96) 2006-05-22 0:38
It's a nice one my friend,
a great view with a very nice soft light and very good details, ery good image, good job,
berek (50506) 2006-05-22 1:26
the light is incredible. very good composition my friend. I just say beautiful view. Congratulations.
have a nice week.
Meaning Sense :-))
arnabchat (7233) 2006-05-22 2:03
that is an amazing desert. like the light here. special scenery.
ALIRIZA (16423) 2006-05-22 4:20
Excellent colors and light, good reflection!. Composition and POV are perfect.Thanks for sharing.Congratulations...
Gerrit (52139) 2006-05-22 4:30
great almost monochrome photo. The composition is fabulaous and the colours very subtile.
Thanks and regards, Gerrit
riclopes (35577) 2006-05-22 6:12
Amzing shot of this amazing and mysterious place. I love the symetry of the image, with the reflection of the cloudy sky. A magic lighting and atmosphere captured in here, as in most of your work. Congratulations once more, my friend!
jhm (157892) 2006-05-22 8:44
Hi my friend Mohammad,
It's superb, what a great picture of these salt plain, the reflection is outstanding lovely, you make again a very great progression with this picture.
Very well done!
Burnham (2428) 2006-05-22 11:02
Wonderful sky and reflections! Usually I like when the sky has the largest amount of space in landscape pictures, but not when the foreground is as interesting as this. Very nice, the colours are beautiful too.
veronika (6058) 2006-05-22 13:04
Perfect shot Mohammad, the reflection is really wonderful as well as the composition.
How salty is that lake? If i jump there, would it "hold me" above the water level? :)
babri (422) 2006-05-22 15:57
Beautiful shot of salt lake!
Texture of salt and reflection are interesting, Mohammad.
Thanks for introducing such places to the world.
Amirsun (2122) 2006-05-22 16:37
Very nice shot with great composition. I like the nice reflect of sky in salte lake... Tanks for posting such great shots from Kavir national park.
tcht (7565) 2006-05-22 17:30
Lovely reflection... that horizon's so straight and great textures of salt. The exposure's also spot on, great lighting all the way!
avigur_11 (22107) 2006-05-22 23:18
I like this wonderful soft cloud that decorates your picture twice - up and down. Wonderful reflection and beauti image.
Kenny10pin (19301) 2006-05-23 1:35
very ncie clouds reflected in the sea, very nice composition and repetition of the clouds too, well done
gebala (0) 2006-05-23 4:52
hello, this is great Mohammad,exellent colour, great quaility, this photo invites us directly to see this place, full of heart my dear
oochappan (16173) 2006-05-23 10:25
Yuor prior one was also a beautiful sunset but this one got something special here with the texturing and the reflection in the salt lake. The dominating blue with gradiants light and shadow to the dark horizont gives a mysterious isolated mood.
Well done Mohammad
maximage (15537) 2006-05-23 15:30
Rien à dire, seulement regarder!!
alvaraalto (19360) 2006-05-23 18:09
Not much to say about this picture. Not only a salty but also a perfect reflection. I like the simplicity of this picture.
parbo (11092) 2006-05-23 20:14
Variant place, great shot ! Lights and shadows are very different ! It must be one of very difficult shot. Congratulations.
jrj (34843) 2006-05-24 7:09
A simple very effective sompo of this salt lake. Perfect setting of light for instroducing the place. As always very interesting too see those places in your country.
hdl (7035) 2006-05-24 7:41
Hi Mohammad. Good horizontal balance and pov; I like all the colours blue in it. It looks like a very desolate place; it looks like not much life is possible there. Nice shot and interesting note.
Jeppe (18654) 2006-05-25 14:24
I seen this kind of sights before - but never from this part of the world. You got this view with a very fine light as well - I like the reflections giving us the salty reminds at the best
fserajian (2299) 2007-01-06 16:45
Great shot, well framed and presented. TFS
- Copyright: Mohammad E Hesamian (elihesamian) (26149)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-04-07
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 20D, EF 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6 USM, UV O-Haze Filter
- Exposure: f/14.0, 1/400 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): World Salt Lakes, Iran' deserts : Dasht-e Kavir, Desert Portfolio [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-05-21 14:08