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Canon EOS 350D, @55mm, 1/400sec, F/5.6, ISO-100
Location: Afsluitdijk, Netherlands, Europe
Date: October 1/2011

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Sunrise on the lake IJsselmeer with the nets of the fisherman in a beautiful light that just came out of the mist. I was driving on the Afsluitdijk and thought WOW stopped my car and made some shots. A special gift from Mother Nature!

IJsselmeer sometimes translated as Lake IJssel, alternative international spelling: Lake Yssel is a shallow artificial lake of 1100 km² in the central Netherlands bordering the provinces of Flevoland, North Holland and Friesland, with an average depth of 5 to 6 m. It is named after the IJssel river that drains into it via a smaller lake, the Ketelmeer. The IJsselmeer is the largest lake in Western Europe.

The internal capitalization in the spelling is because IJ is a digraph in Dutch, possibly a ligature, and sometimes considered a single letter (see IJ (letter)).

The IJsselmeer was created in 1932 when an inland sea, the Zuiderzee, was closed by a 32 km dam, the Afsluitdijk. This was part of a major hydraulic engineering project known as the Zuiderzee Works, that years later led to the reclaiming of land from the IJsselmeer, thereby diminishing the size of the lake.
Source: Wikipedia

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I live & work in The Netherlands and my passion is to go for long photo shoots in nature, the beauty on Mother Earth is so very wonderful and its a great pleasure to share it with you all.
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Comments

  • steppeland
    steppelandabout 3 years ago

    Jaa…. zo eenvoudig, en zo mooi! Beautiful shot, Joke!

  • Dankjewel Steppe voor je super leuke berichtje, ja dat zie je als je vroeg op pad gaat;)))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTabout 3 years ago

    wonderful shot

  • Dankjewel Sylvia for the wonderful comment.
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Toni Kane
    Toni Kaneabout 3 years ago

    Lovely shot x

  • Thank you so much Toni for the lovely comment, glad you like it;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • barnsis
    barnsisabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful, moody image, great lighting

  • Thank you so much Bro for the great comment and Fav, glad you enjoy;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1about 3 years ago

    very very beautiful!! such a lovely mellow capture beautifully observed
    ;))

  • Thank you so much Maggie for the kind comment, happy to share;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Ainsley Kellar Creations
    Ainsley Kellar...about 3 years ago

    Dazzling!!!

  • Thank you so much Ainsley for the kind comment and Fav, glad you like it;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Johan  Nijenhuis
    Johan Nijenhuisabout 3 years ago

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  • Thank you so much Big Brother for the kind comment and Fav, glad you enjoy;))
    Kusje je Zusje ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • ienemien
    ienemienabout 3 years ago

    Wow wat een mooi zacht licht… prachtig!
    kusje ienemientje

  • Dankjewel lieve Ienemientje voor je mooie berichtje en Fav, zo mooi was het die ochtend;))
    Kusje je Zusje ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • DeborahZaragoza
    DeborahZaragozaabout 3 years ago

    10/07/2011

  • Thank you so much Deborah for the feature, a great banner such a beautiful tones of orange!
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • ImagesbyDi
    ImagesbyDiabout 3 years ago

  • Thank you so much Di for the feature, wow so fantastic, happy;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

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