Posted by Michael Fresh (Chester, United Kingdom) on 4 June 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.
Suddenly this small turquoise lake came in to view.
My book entitled, Looe in Cornwall a photographic tour, is on sale now.
The surrounding area looks so dry, this must have been like an Oasis.
4 Jun 2012 6:03am
@CElliottUK: Yes, fresh mountain spring water :0
It looks very deep, and quite cold
4 Jun 2012 7:00am
the gift after the effort
4 Jun 2012 7:17am
Certainly doesn't look like scenery in the UK.......nice.
4 Jun 2012 7:18am
4 Jun 2012 7:43am
very nice & so beautiful!!!!
4 Jun 2012 8:45am
Absolutely splendid ! Magnifique photo .
4 Jun 2012 9:04am
@Mhelene: Many thanks... merci.
Très belle photo!
4 Jun 2012 9:27am
Nicely framed Mike. I like the interplay with the hard shadow
4 Jun 2012 9:35am
@grouser: Strong sunshine and Blue skies grouser ;)
Must have been a delightful surprise - lovely bird's eye view here!
4 Jun 2012 12:07pm
@Stephen: You will see in the next few images :)
Another great capture.... nice composition & color, very pleasing!
A picture is worth a thousand words. Good luck !!!
4 Jun 2012 12:12pm
@Universe: Many thanks to you, I am pleased you enjoy seeing this series.
I bet that water is quite cold! I like how you caught the lines of the shadows from the mountains.
4 Jun 2012 2:55pm
@B.Sully: Thanks, yes it must be cold, or freezing at night.
beau jeu d'ombre et lumière, belles couleurs...
4 Jun 2012 3:19pm
Like a jewel in a basin. Beautiful image.
4 Jun 2012 3:21pm
@Slackwater - Don: Thanks Don
A fresh lake in a fresh view by Fresh !
4 Jun 2012 4:24pm
@farNaaz: Fresh greeting to you ;)
An interesting point of view from up high! Great textures and dramatic shadows captured here. The turquoise color really stands out nicely.
4 Jun 2012 5:47pm
@Steven: Thanks Steven, I was surprised to see this myself.
This could just as well be Iceland
4 Jun 2012 6:22pm
@Lewis: I saved some money then by driving to Wales :)
Wonderful textures and rugid landscape surrounding the pool of water ~ great view!
4 Jun 2012 6:52pm
@RBL: Thank you
that is a perfect landscape .
4 Jun 2012 7:45pm
@Mariana M.: Thanks Mariana.
Seems you are at a very high point. Wonderful view of this small lake !!! Colors and textures of this beautiful landscape are fabulous ...
4 Jun 2012 8:08pm
@Baldwin VW: Thanks. About halfway.. I think.
Really amazing scenery.
4 Jun 2012 8:21pm
@Daryl Johnson: Thanks, I was surprised by it myself.
very special colors, michael.
I think .. for a moment I 'll keep my swimsuit in my suitcase .. :-)))
4 Jun 2012 10:12pm
@curieuzeneuzemosterdpot: I think you are right, it looks cold.
Seems to be the perfect bowl for the lake to sit in. I like your high vantage point.
4 Jun 2012 10:18pm
@Steve Rice: There are more higher up.
Whoohoo.......and this is the view from the train?
7 Jun 2012 9:41am
@Curly: Yep, from the train.
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