The Llanganuco Lake (3865 m above sea level) is about 2.5 hours by car from Huaraz. Shortly before the lake there is a control booth of the Huascaran National Park. The lake is spectacularly located inside the park in a glacial vally embedded by the steep walls of the highest mountains of Peru. The lake is surrounded by rare polylepis trees with the lake's turquoise water a result of glacial silt, glow in the midday sun.
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Miguel82 (27656) 2012-05-07 8:27
A magnific landscape with this mountain lake
great colors and good sharpness
PaulVDV (31177) 2012-05-07 12:09
Although this lake is situated at a very high altitude and the surrounding mountains are of course still a lot higher, there isn't much snow of ice. I suppose this is because of its location not to far from the equator.
Even under the clouded sky we can admire the beautiful colours of the water.
I also like the greenery on the lakeshore on the foreground and the framing with the overhanging branch on top.
Best regards, Paul
ayferaldanmaz (1085) 2012-05-07 12:17
fantastic composition. great play of moody light and delicious colors. Superb sharpness of the details, tfs..
nikkitta (17068) 2012-05-07 15:48
Informative note to introduce your very good capture of the
lake with a natural frame
Greetings from Argentina
dkmurphys (62855) 2012-05-08 2:55
Very picturesque lake scene. I love the calm atmosphere and the natural elements. Well taken!
m (0) 2012-05-08 13:51
wonderful picture of the lake, its soft colors render the peaceful atmosphere perfectly. Love the branch framing the shot at the top, it's very elegant and beautiful.
My compliments on your lovely work.
gunbud (34066) 2012-06-14 8:28
Beautiful mountain landscape with the unspoiked shores leading to this lovely mountainside.
The lush green foreground contrast nicely with the turquoise waters of this lovely lake.
Angshu (56760) 2012-08-17 0:52
I learnt something & about some new place today....Impressive lake surrounded by the high mountains. Especially like the branch of the tree extending across the frame. The hint of turquoise in the water is appealing even under the cloudy sky. Very nice!
clic (17927) 2013-02-08 15:13
Did you write in your home page that you're not a professionnal photographer?!!
If you are not, you're quite a talented "natural artist"; the subtle framing at foreground circles beautifully the perfect depiction of this pastoral beauty impregnated of much serenity!
- Copyright: Zbigniew Kalinowski (fotka) (4659)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-12-20
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ 28, Leica Vario-Elmarit 1:2.8-4.4/4.8-86.4
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-05-07 7:19