Lake Königssee.
Nikon D90, Nikkor 18-105G ED VR, F11, 1/320, FL 24mm, PSE7.
1301 views as of march 17, 2014.
I tried to capture the freshness of the lake water and to apply the rule of thirds.
This is really fresh, green, clean and cold water. Even in the summer the water temperature is about 12 to 14 centigrades, in the winter 4 to 6. And the water is really clean. Königssee region is a national park and no pollution is permitted. The boat in the picture has an electric engine! Motor boats are forbidden.
Featured in A View Somewhere – Nov. 15, 2009
Featured in Postcard Style – Nov. 14, 2009
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German amateur photographer living in Switzerland. Nature and Landscapes. I have lived for many years in a very beautiful rural region at the very south of Bavaria. So I had a lot of subjects to take photos from, especially landscapes, mountains, lakes, woods, rivers, picturesque villages, countryside. Recently I moved to Switzerland. Nikon D7K, D90, Pentax K20D, Pentax K-x, Nikon D3K. I am also a host to the Chile Lindo Group.

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  • Linda Bianic
    Linda Bianicalmost 5 years ago

    fab ulouus contrasting colors…nice use of thirds!!

  • Thank you Linda, I am so glad you like it!

    – Daidalos

  • LorenaLo
    LorenaLoalmost 5 years ago

    Very magical waters, wonderful shot what makes me just want to be there right now !! :o)

  • Thank you very much Lorena :))

    – Daidalos

  • LorenaLo
    LorenaLoalmost 5 years ago


  • Muchas gracias Lorena! :))

    – Daidalos

  • Aleksandar Topalovic
    Aleksandar Top...almost 5 years ago

    fantastic photo and story.

  • Thank you so much Alexandar!

    – Daidalos

  • paolo1955
    paolo1955almost 5 years ago

    Great image, love the shot.

  • Many thanks Paolo, I am so glad you like it!

    – Daidalos

  • KendraJKantor
    KendraJKantoralmost 5 years ago

    great shot! I want to just sit in that water :)

  • Thank you Kendra! Yes this water is very inviting :)) Very close to the place I shot the photo there is a beautiful beach where you can take a bath in this clear water

    – Daidalos

  • Strolch
    Strolchalmost 5 years ago

    Fantastisches Bild, tolle Farben und soo erfrischend fotografiert!

  • Thank you very much Strolch :))

    – Daidalos

    JUSTARTalmost 5 years ago

    lovely shot

  • Thanks Justart, I am glad you like it :))

    – Daidalos

  • Barbara Burkhardt
    Barbara Burkhardtalmost 5 years ago

    refreshing image

  • Yes, refreshing indeed :)) Thank you Barbara for that nice comment!

    – Daidalos

  • Sherry Lynn Crawford
    Sherry Lynn Cr...almost 5 years ago

    So calming and beautiful! Great shot!

  • Many thanks Sherry, so glad you like it :))

    – Daidalos

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