The last shot of the day always seems like the best. This is Carters Lake in Murray County Georgia. It is the deepest lake in Georgia and has the tallest and largest earth dam east of the Mississippi River. It is one of the few “reverse” dams in the US – the water flows down the pipes inside the mountain to generate power all day, then the generators are reversed at night, pumping the water from the lower lake back up to the bigger lake on top to be used the next day.

This series of shots was taken with my Canon Rebel XTI using 3 photos with -1, 0, +1 exposures, combined in Photomatix Pro 4.0 using the Grunge settings, high smoothing, tweaked a bit. The finished result was taken to Picnik where the saturation and temperature was raised just a bit – then it was taken to PS4 to have the size changed.

I am The Accidental Photographer – anything you see here that you like is a product of my curiosity and creative mind, and the photography I have very much learned by trial and error. Please feel to critique as I have no other way to learn otherwise!

I’ve had my very own “real” camera for 1 year – and I’ve loved every day of them

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  • Sharon Batdorf
    Sharon Batdorfover 3 years ago

    Beautiful scene!! Nicely done! Fav!

  • Thanks!!! It took 8 hrs for me to get this up!! (limited internet)

    – Chelei

  • RichardKlos
    RichardKlosover 3 years ago

    Excellent work!

  • vaggypar
    vaggyparover 3 years ago

    Great Work .!!

  • Sheila Laurens
    Sheila Laurensover 3 years ago

    Thank you for submitting your wonderful image to
    All In, Editing


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    NatureGreeting...over 3 years ago

    So beautiful sweetheart!!!!!

  • Thank you Carolyn!

    – Chelei

  • HG. QualityPhotography
    HG. QualityPho...over 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture

  • Thank you so much Hans!! I appreciate your comments!

    – Chelei

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 3 years ago
  • Thank you Pat!! This is a very nice birthday present for me!!!

    – Chelei

  • Susan  Kimball
    Susan Kimballover 3 years ago

    Congrats on your feature, a wonderful work of art!

  • Gosh, thank you so much Susan! I appreciate your comment very much!

    – Chelei

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynover 3 years ago

    E’ stupenda Chelei questa immagine…i colori, tutto è bellissimo !!!!! un caro saluto Guenda

  • Grazie Guenda! Apprezzo molto il vostro sostegno!

    – Chelei

  • Phillip M. Burrow
    Phillip M. Burrowover 3 years ago

    Beautiful image!

  • Thank you Phillip! I’m trying to get my water and sky to look like Bob Larson’s!! LOLOLOL

    – Chelei

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