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At Rest

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 5 January 2013 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Back at the lake, the clouds are still pretty thick.

Mount Adams & Takhlakh Lake

My Spotlighted Images

I'll be busy the next few weeks. Commenting will be spotty at best.

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

A great place to spend the break. The scenery is beautiful and the gray-scale image is a great effect ..

5 Jan 2013 6:23am

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

The great outdoors - lovely scenery beautifully captured.

5 Jan 2013 6:38am

Spright from Small Town, South Africa

So peaceful looking, beautiful.

5 Jan 2013 6:39am

YSENGRIN from la roche sur yon, France

très beaux reflets

5 Jan 2013 6:59am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Super, well done Steve

5 Jan 2013 7:03am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

Such a beautiful smooth reflection in the water. A beautiful peaceful photo and I like the composition with the boat popping in to the frame.

5 Jan 2013 7:13am

rem_la from Villiers, France

ca respire la tranquilité

5 Jan 2013 7:32am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Classic b&w . . feels as smooth and effortless as film to me !

5 Jan 2013 7:38am

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

A very nice Black and White with beautiful reflections. Excellent composition with the barque in the foreground, I like a lot. The landscape is superb.
Good weekend.

5 Jan 2013 7:40am

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

A beautiful B&W landscape. Cheers

5 Jan 2013 7:49am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Wonderful scene - well done

5 Jan 2013 8:18am

k@ from Paris, France

Magnificent scene, Steve. The compo is on top and the mood so peaceful. A modern version of what Native Indians must have experienced when living on their beautiful land. Timeless feel i enjoy a lot.

5 Jan 2013 8:26am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Hier passt aber auch alles.

5 Jan 2013 8:46am

PATRICK from miramas, France

marvelous 5****

5 Jan 2013 8:46am

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Great and neat!

5 Jan 2013 8:48am

helys from Paris, France

Beautiful landscape with its reflections in BW

5 Jan 2013 9:45am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Un endroit qui paraît calme ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

5 Jan 2013 9:48am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellent image, superb B/W and reflections! Beautiful landscape!

5 Jan 2013 9:49am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful black and white. Wonderful reflections.
Good day.

5 Jan 2013 10:18am

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Beautiful reflection on the lake alone! great with the canoe

5 Jan 2013 10:28am

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran

Very beautiful photo,excellent!

5 Jan 2013 11:32am

Devi from Chennai, India

Wow !! camera has created a poem here :-)))))

5 Jan 2013 11:53am

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful composition. Beautiful landscape and reflections.. Like a painting.Love it. :)

5 Jan 2013 12:33pm

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful frame and monochrome .

5 Jan 2013 12:38pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A very beautiful photo !!

5 Jan 2013 12:45pm

Florence from Paris, France

Oh Steve ! You've made my day with this spectacular mono, definitely rich and contrasted and perfect. Such a gorgeous reflect. Wow.

5 Jan 2013 1:23pm

Bill Brown from California, United States

Gorgeous scenery and looks great in b&w.

5 Jan 2013 1:33pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Beautiful. Fantastic shot, Steve.

5 Jan 2013 1:58pm

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Wonderful reflection, superb B&W!

5 Jan 2013 2:01pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle vue NB un vrai miroir avec la barque superbe compo.
Belle soirée

5 Jan 2013 3:02pm

Diana from Olympia, United States


5 Jan 2013 3:11pm

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

A beautiful lake shot with its pristine look, reflections. It looks so quiet too.

5 Jan 2013 3:59pm

Kiki from Ambert, Auvergne, France

The boat is ready to navigate at the same time on the lake and in clouds, I jump inside ! Very good frame and bright n&b !

5 Jan 2013 4:13pm

jean pierre from paris, France

superbe endroit que ta photos met tres bien en valeur!!! amitiés

5 Jan 2013 4:34pm

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

The water is so still and pure !

5 Jan 2013 4:51pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Oh wow! What a beautiful view with incredible reflections! Looks like a very placid place to do a lot of reflecting (no pun intended).

5 Jan 2013 4:54pm

Heidi from Basel, Switzerland

This picture made me stop and hang on to your blog. It is an eye catcher indeed!

5 Jan 2013 5:14pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

Spectacular view! Everything is so still, so perfect and that is brilliant!

5 Jan 2013 5:30pm

kasra from tabriz, Iran

wow! what a shot steve! it's just perfect! everything perfect! exposure,! :D

5 Jan 2013 6:38pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Such still water and beautiful reflection

5 Jan 2013 6:53pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

The sense of quiet around the lake, is it?

5 Jan 2013 7:09pm

@Ana Lúcia: Yes, it's pretty quiet when you get away from the automobiles around the campground.

Longroute from Cagliari, Italy

Very fine Steve, the whole scenery with the reflections is superb and the canoe is a first class focal point.
Well done,

5 Jan 2013 8:13pm

Gheorghe from Bucuresti, Romania

Magnificent ! So quiet, so beautiful, so ... Everything is perfect - framing, light, exposure, etc

5 Jan 2013 8:23pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

gorgeous photograph! bravo

5 Jan 2013 8:38pm

franz from Baden, Austria

awesome bw tones and wonderful acuity !!!

5 Jan 2013 8:41pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
very nice & amazing!!!!
so so beautiful composition, lights & reflections!

5 Jan 2013 8:58pm

Paul from summerside, Canada

Great image

5 Jan 2013 10:38pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Stunning landscape ... Magnificent monochrome shot !!! The contrasts and the reflection are wonderful ...

5 Jan 2013 10:39pm

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

The reflections are perfect.

5 Jan 2013 10:41pm

morgan from canyon Country, United States

Damn peaceful.

5 Jan 2013 11:17pm

Z from Shanghai, China

A cool quiet place

6 Jan 2013 12:30am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Lovely B&W, but I've gotta' ask - will we get to see this one in color?? (hint, hint)

6 Jan 2013 2:47am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

je m'y embarque avec plaisir

6 Jan 2013 9:11am

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

6 Jan 2013 8:19pm

Florence from Paris, France

Bravo Steve for the spotlight. Well deserved.

6 Jan 2013 8:24pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Félicitations pour le Spotlight. Bonne journée.

6 Jan 2013 8:33pm

Ryan Hammond from Tucson, United States

Beautiful photo! I love the clarity of it! Congratulations!

6 Jan 2013 8:46pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

félicitations pour le spotlight, well deserved...

6 Jan 2013 9:01pm

k@ from Paris, France

Congrats, i loved it.

6 Jan 2013 9:18pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

A well deserved Spotlight ... Congratulations !!!

6 Jan 2013 9:19pm

mohammad from shiraz, Iran

its a drawing doubtless

6 Jan 2013 9:32pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Very nice, Steve !

6 Jan 2013 9:40pm

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Congratulation for the Spotlight, Steve !

6 Jan 2013 10:39pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

ps - congratulations. well done

6 Jan 2013 10:42pm

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Congratulations on this Spotlight!

6 Jan 2013 11:28pm

Learning Soul from Bangalore, India

This is too beautiful, even in B&W ! Like Wwallpaper material ! Congratulations on the spotlight !

7 Jan 2013 3:16am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and so reassuring to see this instant classic in the Spotlight. Nice one, Steve.

7 Jan 2013 4:41am

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Congratulations for the spotlight.

7 Jan 2013 7:54am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Congratulations on the spotlight

7 Jan 2013 8:05am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Congratulations Steve, this is a great mono shot.

7 Jan 2013 10:11am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Magnificent, Steve - congrats on your Spotlight!

7 Jan 2013 11:00am

marceline from tournai, Belgium

un paradis.. félicitations!

7 Jan 2013 11:18am

franz from Baden, Austria

congratulations, steve ... the mirror-like surface of the lake that you captured here would be a reason for distinction all by itself !!!

7 Jan 2013 11:41am

destani from mashhad, Iran

Excellent ! 5*****

7 Jan 2013 4:52pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

7 Jan 2013 7:25pm

Hossein Saharnaz from Ahvaz, Iran


7 Jan 2013 7:41pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Back to congratulate you on your well-deserved Spotlight!

7 Jan 2013 10:24pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

A great atmospheric image...

7 Jan 2013 10:56pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Without argument, one of the absolute finest and most beautiful imags of any genre that I have seen...masterful! Congratulations, Steve!

7 Jan 2013 11:20pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Congratulations, truly masterful

8 Jan 2013 1:58am

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Congratulations on the Spotlight.

8 Jan 2013 5:32am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

...and congratulations on the spotlight !

8 Jan 2013 11:36am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


8 Jan 2013 4:33pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Wow, missed this weekend shot, love the boat floating on cloud illusions, congratulations
on the spotlight !~

8 Jan 2013 5:14pm

Duck Island Guy from Off the Coast, United States

Congratulations on your Spotlight--well deserved. It's a wonderful meditative image. Great depth and sense of serenity.

8 Jan 2013 5:36pm

Spright from Small Town, South Africa

Wonderful, well deserved, congratulations.

8 Jan 2013 6:53pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

love how still the water is.. no wonder you got a perfect reflection, great shot!

9 Jan 2013 3:38am

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Well excecuted b&W!

11 Jan 2013 7:36pm

Panagiotis Metallinos from Thessaloniki, Greece

Awsome picture. Great BW. I like the reflections

12 Jan 2013 3:48pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe vue.

13 Jan 2013 11:11am

Jo Bryant from Katikati, New Zealand

stunning shot...everything about it is beautiful

20 Jan 2013 9:12pm

Olivier Rault from Bayeux, France

Un noir et blanc magnifique, cadrage exceptionnel !

9 Feb 2013 9:12am

sawsengee from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

a beautiful scene captured in monochrome.....lovely water reflection & visual composition.....Congratz. on the Spotlight!

1 Mar 2013 8:55am

Richard Goldsworthy from Adelaide, Australia

Perfect capture

9 Jun 2014 1:46am

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