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Uploaded: 04/09/12 6:59 AM GMT
Chilled Out
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A winter's morning, sun just not quite up yet. Taken with the old canon five or six years back and revived with Dynamic Photo HDR5 and GMIC in The Gimp. It's interesting to me how the start of the day, sunrise, is so understated and laid back, in contrast to how the sunsets are so often insanely dramatic and stagey. I like both, depends on my mood. The simplicity of this shoreline, a rank of tree trunks echoed in the water reflections, compliments, for me at least, understated morning tones. I think this will be my entry in the current "repetition" comp.

Enjoy.

Mikel.

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::Dunstickin
04/09/12 7:35 AM GMT
Beautifully captured pal...Now that does look cold!...especially for Oz!...lol
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::Starry173
04/09/12 1:03 PM GMT
The mist and early morning light were captured well.
Tom
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::twinkel
04/09/12 3:00 PM GMT
Excellent shot, like the atmosphere and how the mist is hanging above the water, reflection is good good too :o)
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Carpe Diem!
.palral
04/09/12 3:36 PM GMT
I'm not sure, Mikel, that I agree with your assessment of sunrises and sunsets. Maybe it depends on the locale, because our sunrises are oftentimes as powerful as the sunsets.

Love the miss on the water. That's very common around here although we have very little water. I used to walk my dogs at Atascadero Lake. After 10,000 shots I'm staying away from the lake. When you're with your dogs in the middle of nowhere, they don't make you pick up after your dog since there is no "They". Also it's tough to shoot anything with no blur when you have two dogs on a leash.

A beauty of a shot. No complaints from me. Love everything about this shot.
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I may be schizophrenic, but at least I have each other.
.stonewolff
04/09/12 5:12 PM GMT
Beautiful shot with great color, composition, and at a good angle with the sky, fog, and water...thanks...
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.ovar2008
04/09/12 9:08 PM GMT
This one may be the photo of my life!
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.Tedi
04/10/12 7:04 AM GMT
Nice and pretty view. Sharp and beautiful colors and lovely reflections..
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.icedancer
04/10/12 7:16 PM GMT
Spectacular shot and also love the mood of this one and those reflections
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.LakeMichigan
04/11/12 3:50 PM GMT
Gorgeous shot. The reflections are outstanding. Good Luck in the contest.
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::vangoughs
04/14/12 10:26 PM GMT
This is such a pretty time for a photo!!
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