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Waters' End
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Lake Maurepas is the westernmost of a chain of lakes that connect south Louisiana to the Gulf of Mexico. During the War of 1812 between the new United States and the British Empire this tiny lake had strategic importance, because if the British could get a fleet west of New Orleans they could cut the Mississippi River and starve the new nation. This spot is at the end of the lake, and the setting sun lighted a small point of land where the young American Navy had a small fleet of gunboats to protect its western flank. **


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01/27/05 3:35 AM GMT
spent a day or two fishing here, nice one, reg...
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01/27/05 3:45 AM GMT
beautiful shot :)
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"Mist and shadow, cloud and shade, hope shall fail, all shall fade." -Pippen
01/27/05 3:47 AM GMT
Excellent capture and historical perspective. Thanks for sharing.
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Chopstick shops stock chopsticks.
01/27/05 4:34 AM GMT
Just remember who won the war of 1812:P. Anways, awesome picture.
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"A piece of toast with butter always lands butter side down, and a cat always lands on its feet. What happens if a piece of toast is tied butter side down to the back of a cat? Does it perpetually hover above the ground in indecision when dropped?"
01/27/05 7:54 AM GMT
Agree with camerahound !
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01/27/05 9:56 AM GMT
Picture perfect 10. Narrative was cream on the pudding.
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without a sense of humor, I'd have no sense at all.
01/27/05 11:04 AM GMT
What a super image! You captured it all, excellent composition, color, and depth. Hope all of your marks are high. :o)
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Photography is not a trade - it is an art. It is more that an art. It is a solar phenomenon, where the artist collaborates with the sun. deLamartine 1855
01/27/05 1:40 PM GMT
Excellent picture! I like the colors and the soft nightfall mood... Well done, Regmar!
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The die is cast -- now we search for it. Nicky
01/27/05 1:40 PM GMT
Gorgeous, perfect framing, wonderful light. 10.
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01/27/05 1:42 PM GMT
This is a lovely shot yes. I agree with the others, this would be nice on the wall.
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Smile and the world smiles with you! AcrossTheWorld
01/27/05 2:26 PM GMT
This makes a perfect desktop.
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I'm really into goth rock and new wave. My favorite band is The Birthday Massacre. The guy in my avatar is, in fact, a guy. His name is Mana from the band Malice Mizer.
01/27/05 2:44 PM GMT
I agree. I love the golden hues of evening. Great desktop.
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01/27/05 4:07 PM GMT
Excellent shot Reg. I would be inclined to flip it to use the darkness of the trees for my icons. Well done.
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01/27/05 6:27 PM GMT
your doing some very nice shots at the moment and this one is particularly good - nice framing and colour palette - well done.
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"Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps"
01/27/05 8:10 PM GMT
Hey Bud! I absolutely love this one. In this one you are really capturing the beauty. This is one of those pictures where it takes over a thousands words to say !!!!wow!!!!!! It was aw capturing beauty when I saw it I was like wooowwww! when i saw it. Keep up the excellent talent. ALICIA.
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~Elastica~ Happy Day oh happy day! hehe Smile everyone, I don't want to see those frowns on your face. You never know when your picture will be taken.
01/27/05 9:18 PM GMT
You really have an excellent way of setting the mood with the lighting. Wonderful shot, Regmar.
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We make a living by what we get; but we make a life by what we give.
01/28/05 6:45 AM GMT
Ditto! Ditto! Ditto! What THEY said.

::full of all kinds of original things::
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01/28/05 7:30 PM GMT
Another beauty from the King of Calm...hard to believe any conflict ever took place in this serene setting...good work.:Pat.
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What a man is on his knees before God...that he is, and nothing more.
01/28/05 8:40 PM GMT
Excellent shot, it is really beautiful, and thanks for the history lesson...very interesting....
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But words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling, like dew, upon a thought produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions think and smile. Art is everywhere, except it has to pass through a creative mind.
01/28/05 10:02 PM GMT
I can almost hear the bullfrogs and crickets. I really like these twilight shots, give it a very peaceful feeling.Thanks for the piece of history too. Cheers, Al.
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" The best way to predict the future is to invent it."
01/29/05 1:11 AM GMT
This is one of those images that makes you feel part of the landscape (or waterscape). I can just imagine the warmth, humidity and buzzing insects. Lighting, composition and DOF all work well together and give it a real immediacy.
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02/01/05 5:03 PM GMT
You are the best. Great shot here. Thanks for posting.
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02/03/05 9:00 PM GMT
beautiful colours...and the feeling one gets is so quiet...and "end of the day " like...very very nice photo!!
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If you can't make waves, make ripples!!
03/31/05 2:19 PM GMT
very nice photo.. i really like the warm colors.. look forward to more.. also, its always nice to find another Louisiana member on here..

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And everytime I feel that my lifes a waste.. I just cant rid myself of your bitter taste.. - Me (Option21)
04/13/06 6:11 AM GMT
Another favorite for me, but then there are so many great ones that it is hard to choose the one I like the best.

The colors are great and I love the overall feel of the image.

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07/18/09 6:55 PM GMT
I thought I viewed them all... I really like this! The trees and golden hues are wonderful. Saved to enjoy more!
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02/02/10 1:12 PM GMT
Fantastic pic, well done
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09/15/13 7:20 AM GMT
so so beautiful, I want to visit and stay there!!
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Art is art and everything else is everything else Ad Reinhardt

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