In the wintertime, New Zealand gets deserted from its tourists, leaving pristine landscape like this one to be enjoyed by a lucky few. The lake is a smaller rainwater lake situated right next to the greater lake Tekapo. The colours on the picture are pretty much what I happened to see on that day, quite unbelievable...
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captainsgirl (3448) 2006-09-20 7:07
it is beautiful and looks sooo cold! very pretty, almost purple with the tones. TFS
Albrecht (11281) 2006-09-20 9:43
Beautiful colours you havwe captured here. Wonderful scene.
xavshot (69835) 2006-09-20 15:50
une très belle photo aux couleurs reposantes. J'aime l'ambiance qui règne dans cette compo. C'est vraiment magnifique !
Janice (4403) 2006-09-21 1:13
Awesome! What a wonderful winter scene Thomas. I went there in early January one year and it rained all the time! But I was impressed with teh blue/green colour of the lake.
This is great, what superb colours, sharpness, and coldeness too! Well captured, thank you,
ktanska (24102) 2006-09-21 5:25
It's a great scene. Never seen such colours myself, but if you say so, I believe. The reflections are funny showing some parts pretty clearly while ripples hide the rest.
cobraphil8 (82) 2006-09-21 10:20
a great landscape with nice blue tones, beautiful light...
Perhaps does it miss a subject so that this one becomes a true chief of work? In any case the decoration is planted
Bluejeans (64247) 2006-09-23 4:24
Ola Thomas que bonita paisagem , muito bem capturada , gostei das cores.
saguzar (862) 2006-09-23 18:01
Beautiful frozen landscape. I like the cold tones, composition and panoramic view.
vizion (729) 2007-03-15 16:00
Yes, it is heaven on earth. Those lucky new zealanders.
A wonderful light you have captured and well sharpened also.