This view looks across Lake Wakatipu, in the South Island of New Zealand, toward the Bayonet Peaks. The bright blue colour of the lake is due to the fine particles of rock brought into the lake from glacial streams coming down from the Southern Alps, and also because the blue sky is reflecting off the water. This location is between Queenstown and Kingston at a place called The Devil's Staircase.
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dta (81636) 2014-05-18 5:39
Hello Vincent ,
What a blue ! A splenid view of this magnificent mountain lake ; Perfectly composed picture.
HimalAnda (10671) 2014-05-18 6:16
This is a beautiful place and a beautiful picture, of course! The colors are nice.
Sergiom (87213) 2014-10-16 7:01
Tu portes un nom typiquement québécois ou encore français.C.est mon rêve un jour que de visiter la Nouvelle Zélande et cette photo en est la principale raison.
- Copyright: Vincent Morand (vjmite) (4216)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-12-27
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ28, Hoya Circ Polariser
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/100 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-05-18 4:53