This is the vertical version of the first post. Some other features were included as is the sun reflection in the water.
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thien (2112) 2003-09-09 14:38
WOW, WOW! This is phenomenal. One in a thousand landscape shot. The mood is just superb. The tree standing in the water anchors the whole image. The sun refection on the water prevents a plain reflection. The horizon is just superb. My hats off to you, Leo.
AdrianW (2274) 2003-09-09 14:58
I'm in agreement with Thien - this is amazing! My only suggestion is that you rotate it by about 0.66° CCW, that and get rid of the signature you airbrushed out. Brilliant shot :-D
steffleu (1397) 2003-09-09 15:26
Magnifique , grandiose, phénoménal !
And more and more and more !
dominique (11414) 2003-09-09 16:50
Prettier than the n° 1, it is nevertheless an extraordinary place (with the other photograph of day), the colors superb, perfect framing, really well done.
flamingo (109) 2003-09-09 18:55
The clouds have the feel of snow covered mountains. Very nice
wchen (269) 2003-09-10 1:44
Very nice. Almost surreal scenery.
adam (860) 2003-09-10 1:59
Absolutely incredible Leo. The placement of horizon 1/3 of the way up is great, as is the tree at left to for a base.
olli (2091) 2003-09-10 2:31
Yes, this is an incredible shot – just perfect. If there wasn´t that tree in the image it would be too simple even though the sky and the reflection looks great. And if there was something more then it would break that great harmony.
amadej (1285) 2003-09-10 4:45
What a mood in this picture!
martin (1242) 2003-09-10 5:32
Another astonishing image.
joseelias (0) 2003-09-10 11:04
Just magnificent! Colours, light, DOF, ambiance, composition. Hard to do better!
carolynanna (1324) 2003-09-10 11:40
Everythign about this shot has been said, but really simply stunning!
daninbc (20) 2003-09-12 16:14
I absolutely love shots like this. Wonderful composition and stunning colors. Very nicely done.
bahram (224) 2003-09-15 15:42
Great picture and composition.
wanderer (21) 2003-09-22 11:40
The calmness of the water and the "engulfed" tree make this stunning picture as the two contrast yet tell the story.The tree in a way,gives a sense of scale and the soft lilac and blue colours set the mood and complement the calmness also.The broken clouds with the sun breaking through just round off and make this a stunning picture. bravo!!
gringofil (0) 2003-09-22 11:48
Wonderful, simply wonderful. Everything is in the right spot here and the use of a wide angle lens gives the image a dynamic impact. This is an amazing shot, truly amazing.
sunny (3069) 2003-09-22 12:21
Mystic and magnificent, with a lot of mood, just as if taken out of a fairy-tale! I love the way the dramatic sky and water merge in one! And all those shades of cold colors, reflecting in water and reinforcing the lonely tree presence in the middle of nowhere..Exquisite!
Rhiannon (1728) 2003-10-21 4:24
Wow! I am stunned. Beautiful, spectacular, amazing!
CoolDan (2516) 2003-10-30 17:52
Époustouflant. C'est une scène digne d'un conte fantastique Leo. Tout est parfait.
It is a great photo. Thanks a lot.
Gael (247) 2003-10-31 9:49
FANTASTIQUE ! Les tons bleutés et mauves avec des reflets sont superbes
Surfer31 (0) 2003-11-22 6:10
This is the kind of picture I would like to have a big print on the wall, at work or at home. It gives us such a sense of serenity. Thanks to share such a wonderfull picture.
Opus (0) 2003-12-30 23:55
Exquisite, Leo! A real standout.
estruch (354) 2004-01-14 4:33
Great picture! Very nice composition and colors. Directly to my favorites!
eleparc (24063) 2004-04-15 5:08
this is a great shot leo! i love the light you have succeeded to master here. the water is calm, thus rendering a feel of serenity and the details are very neatly shown too;-) congrats
waskahegan (0) 2004-09-28 10:20
kaychambers (1198) 2004-10-01 2:56
Wow! This is what I might imagine heaven to look like......
Leo, I envy your image here, this has to go down as one of the most impressive sky and reflection shots I have seen on TE.
A million congratulations,
OOPS PTS L8R
borax (1732) 2005-01-10 18:56
Is it another planet ? Whatever this is a beautiful landscape photo
Salocin51 (0) 2005-02-28 12:55
C'est superbe, magnifique, magique, poétique, planant, que de mots qu'il manque pour qualifier cette photo !
Il y a du génie là-dedans...
quino (693) 2005-03-11 7:03
Wowwww... Superb... good compo and the colours are so beatifuls
scorfel (4294) 2005-05-12 5:36
Very nice gallery.
I like this shoot, the colors and frame are very good.
JanArie (657) 2005-06-24 9:58
This is in 1 word: wonderfull!
I like this picture very much.
MON (135) 2005-10-14 3:51
Excellent shot with a great composition and amazing colours. I like a lot soft tones and reflect on the floor.
Mistral (15402) 2006-01-02 16:03
it's a superb photo with great composition, sharpness and reflections.
In my opinion the thick black frame dissuade too much from the heart of the image. Nit-pick of course!
rbcy1974 (20758) 2006-04-14 7:23
Como es que por medio de la pagina de entrada he descubierto tu galeria.
QUe vision tan hermosa,, cielo nubes y reflecciones impresionantes,
es una de las mejores fotos que he visto aqui
kai (422) 2006-06-07 5:43
This image is very beautiful. It's like a surreal painting. Great photo : )
snowfalken (1116) 2006-08-11 11:52
Another blowing mind picture of yours! Excellent composition, contrast and colors! Great job!
fiedziu (1764) 2006-08-11 11:54
wow, it is hard to belive it is a picture :o)))
congratulations, because it is not a pisture it is a great picture Leo
thanks for sharing
klyee75 (778) 2006-08-17 21:05
It's superb one word....from thumbnail it's looks like an oil painting...what a priceless piece of art...it's so clean look and i like the way u how you place the tree....very good.
sc07 (1292) 2006-08-21 19:45
What can I add after all these comments? I think it is just a wonderful picture! What colors! And what a sky!!
smash2707 (3320) 2006-09-26 19:15
Wow, Leo. Tienes unas fotos increíbles de Venezuela. Me encantan lso reflejos, el juego de sombras y luces y la composición en general. Saludos, Yvonne
loic-jaouen (204) 2006-10-06 3:34
amazing landscape, very nice colours, the framing and sharpness are wonderfull.
lu_muratori (618) 2007-03-05 21:11
Outstanding shot. Beautifully composed and exposed.
Very good job,
gramma (3519) 2007-04-01 7:45
Another very good and spectacular one. I like the reflection. Congratulations !
belido (19934) 2007-05-10 12:40
what a great view. Stunning compo! No more words...
Uzi (1240) 2007-05-10 12:49
amazing colours ,view and light
and this water's mirror
well well done
cimcim (3712) 2007-09-13 3:57
Wowwwwwwwww it's fantastic!
Congratulations, you're great!
Pat69 (112) 2008-03-29 13:10
Great picture. Very rich in "liquid" and colored tons are very well done. Thanks for this masterpiece.
gns (525) 2008-03-29 13:48
Bravo nice place beautyfully captured. regards
coco (30439) 2008-03-30 15:16
Amazing view and landscape. The reflections and the composition are really good and I like how you managed this situation.
macjake (68432) 2009-08-16 8:37
looks very dreary and haunting.
Love the perspective and point of view
very well done!
oko (239) 2010-09-16 16:32
I find this picture much stronger than the horizontal verzion. Excellent proportion of sky and earth / water. I like the lense that makes the tree and the clouds at the horizon look so small.
- Copyright: Leo Garber (Leo) (881)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 1989-11-00
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon N90s, Nikkor 24 mm F 2.8
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Paysages, Le ciel et ses reflets .., My favorite pictures of Venezuela, hooooooooo, Symmetry [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2003-09-09 14:24
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