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1950s Paradise

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 2 June 2017 in Cityscape & Urban.

During the 1950s, people thought the Salton Sea would be a great tourist spot. Looking at this lagoon in Salton City, it seems that perhaps they were right. Let's look a little further to see.

The Salton Sea
Southern California, USA
Part of The Great American West series.

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Joli reflet

2 Jun 2017 5:12am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Stunning mirror. Awesome reflections.

2 Jun 2017 5:40am

Devi from Chennai, India

a veritable paradise indeed !!! What a lovely feast for the eyes and heart!
Looking forward to the next few shots:)

2 Jun 2017 5:40am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Excellents reflets. )

2 Jun 2017 6:07am

Marie Le Corre from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

A little paradise off course

2 Jun 2017 6:54am

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Beautiful place, composition and reflections !

2 Jun 2017 6:58am

Martine from Brest, France

Très jolis reflets.

2 Jun 2017 7:09am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

C'est magnifique !

2 Jun 2017 7:51am

Anne from France

Son beautiful!

2 Jun 2017 8:28am

willy from Belgium

magnifique avec ce joli reflet Steve..


2 Jun 2017 9:12am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Great mirror and reflections Steve, but I'd hate to see the place spoiled by rampant tourism, hotels etc.

2 Jun 2017 11:02am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Good old days !

2 Jun 2017 11:15am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Splendid composition !

2 Jun 2017 11:37am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quels reflets quelle montagnes en fond sueprbe cotnailé et image splendide

2 Jun 2017 12:57pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

The colors are right on and the reflections adds in well.

2 Jun 2017 1:15pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Excellent composition is this lovely scene.

2 Jun 2017 1:54pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Stunning. I like the beautiful symmetry and the fantastic composition. 5* from me.

2 Jun 2017 2:53pm

Don from Spokane, United States

What we see here that's very attractive, I will look forward to another version,

2 Jun 2017 2:57pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Stunning soft colors and reflections

2 Jun 2017 3:03pm

jean pierre a from France

jolie compo avec un beau reflet!! amitiés

2 Jun 2017 3:31pm

Diana from Olympia, United States


2 Jun 2017 3:39pm

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

Great image.

2 Jun 2017 9:05pm

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

It sure looks like paradise in this photo. Superb light and tones.

3 Jun 2017 1:24am

Denny Jump Photo from Bellevue, WA, United States

Yes I remember (vaguely ;-) ) this story...I look forward to following along ....sorry, I missed a few of your previous posts...going backwards now .... ;-)

3 Jun 2017 4:55am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful view and lovely reflections. Excellent. :)

3 Jun 2017 7:19am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


3 Jun 2017 8:51am

Gemma Wiseman from Melbourne, Australia

Such a pretty setting and yet a sense of abandonment.

3 Jun 2017 10:54am

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition, colors & lights!
Lovely reflections!

3 Jun 2017 5:28pm

Ehsan Hemmati from Kermanshah, Iran

Beautiful reflections and colors.
Nice photo.

3 Jun 2017 6:51pm