The Alpsee is a lake in the Ostallgäu district of Bavaria, Germany, located about 4 kilometres southeast of Füssen. It is close to the Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau castles.
The lake has just under five kilometres of shoreline and a depth of up to 62 metres. It is a popular tourist attraction, given its proximity to the castles and the wild swans that inhabit the lake. Boats are available for rent and there is a wide variety of hiking trails in the vicinity. A circular path leads around the shore, and the "Fürstenstrasse" (Princes' Road) leads from Hohenschwangau over the Schwarzenberg ridge and down to Pinswang in the Lechtal.
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emka (72174) 2013-01-11 22:56
nice view of this Alpine lake. beautiful clear water, nice mountains around,. good place for relaxing on boats. very pleasant composition.
metalz (442) 2013-01-12 1:20
I like this photo even though the sky seems cloudy but it give coolness and calmness to this photo. When I look at this calm photo, I wish my heart will also calm like this.
marabu61 (7213) 2013-01-12 5:00
a very pleasing summer scene with swans, geese and ducks completing the scenery. Amazing backdrop with those mountains with an interesting sky above them.
This seems to be a very pleasing place for a summer stroll to cool down.
have a good weekend
Sergiom (53699) 2013-01-12 6:16
Une belle image romantique. On dirait que les canards noirs ont décidé d'encercler les beaux cygnes blancs. Une belle image profonde et nette.
elenimavrandoni (14197) 2013-01-12 12:28
Hello Adrian, I go through your gallery and all I can see is little masterpieces with great colors, great detail, very nicely done, fine work of a great photographer!
Nature meets wildlife, color meets contrast, depth meets panorama, simplicity meets beauty!
Thanks for sharing!
jlbrthnn (79791) 2013-01-13 3:01
Une photo et un paysage très paisibles. La composition est agréable. la netteté et la profondeur sont remarquables. Bravo.
s_lush (16134) 2013-01-13 9:49
This highly picturesque lake has very pretty inhabitants. You has captured the scene with well-balanced composition, attractive foreground, very aesthetic back ground, good light and vivid colors despite the overcasting sky. In addition, the quality of the image is very high. Excellent job!
PaulVDV (20233) 2013-01-13 11:59
Une image très romantique de ce lac en Bavière.
Une profondeur excellente.
rudiceuppens (555) 2013-01-14 2:56
Another quality picture of this German lake. Peaceful atmosphere with the swans and ducks, nice clear water, good POV and colours,
zanzi (13526) 2013-01-14 12:05
An idyllic place for sure.
I like the depth from the ducks to the high mountains.
dta (62328) 2013-01-14 12:25
Hello Adrian ,
une vue charmante et romantique de ce lac alpestre , où il fait bon se promener en barque en compagie des cygnes et des canards .
vladic (4323) 2013-01-14 14:20
Une photo de style romantique belle à tous les niveaux. Je ne sais pas quoi dire d’autre que: félicitation.
ChrisJ (94316) 2013-01-14 21:57
Amazing clarity of the fg water with good sharpness and excellent repetition of the swans & ducks. A slight tilt to the left easily fixed in photoshop. The 2 craggy bg peaks in the centre make a good distant focal point. Tfs!
Oceania (4468) 2013-01-15 6:13
With green mountains as the backdrop, the swans and ducklings dotted on the water, this Alpsee lake is very pretty.
Waylim (24944) 2013-01-16 18:34
Beuatiful landscape photo with deep tone on the distant landscape and mountains. The presence of the ducks and swans really adds charming quality to the composition. Very cheerful and summer like iamge.
Good quality and good composition.
lpi (4857) 2013-01-17 13:18
une très belle vue sur les montagnes, j'aime ces cygnes et ces canards dans ta composition.
mkamionka (29153) 2013-01-17 13:44
lovely view. I like the multiple layers of the composition. Especially nice various colors of the water depending on the depth and what we see at the bottom. The birds make a pleasant foreground.
Very well done,
marina7 (8049) 2013-01-18 9:22
wonderful scenery! Tranquil, with lovely colors and beautiful birds. Nice composition, just a bit tilted to the left.
goutero (842) 2013-02-17 9:15
Nice capture. Looking at this picture is the feeling of peace and relaxation.