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We’ll make this the last from Lake Te Anau, even though it was probably one of my first for the evening !!, I’m like that ! and yes…I really pushed this but hey… That’s also just like me..I was trying to emphasise the incredible colours of the water in these glacial lakes and…well…got carried away..but… you know what..I don’t care !!, I like this little clump of reeds poking out from the darkness …so centre of attention they shall be !!

Taken at Lake Te Anau, Fjordland National Park, South Island, New Zealand…..somewhere in the Pacific !!

Nikon D90
Sigma 10-20mm @ 11mm
F/16
ISO 100
2 second Exposure

0.6 Hard edge Hitech ND Grad.

Actually converted this image to B&W and then via graduated filters in lightroom, really played around with the exposure and added the tones back in….Hope you like !!

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Appreciating and capturing light is the cornerstone to my photography. combine this with the beauty of our Western Australian beaches and rocky coastline and you have something that should be both witnessed, captured and shared.

I hope I can inspire you to take the time to see a sunrise or sunset, on a coast or a rocky outcrop somewhere, and then maybe you can understand why for me, Photography has become a passion……

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Comments

  • joel Durbridge
    joel Durbridgeover 3 years ago

    Wow mate absolutely stunning!

  • Thanks Joel, must admit I’m very happy with the result..:)

    – Jonathan Stacey

  • vampvamp
    vampvampover 3 years ago

    incredible colouring jonathan! ;)

  • Thanks Vamp…:))

    – Jonathan Stacey

  • Davercox
    Davercoxover 3 years ago

    Back to your very best. Great set from a wonderful place!

  • Cheers Dave…it certainly was !!…and still is !!, I’ve got loads to go yet !!

    – Jonathan Stacey

  • Bronwyn Munro
    Bronwyn Munroover 3 years ago

    Love it! How wonderful this image is – so well done Jonathan!!

  • Thank you Bronwyn…much appreciated.

    – Jonathan Stacey

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 3 years ago

    Wow Jonathan- amazing handling of this. Just adore it!

  • Thanks Rosie…went a little further..well…a lot further than normal and in this case..I must admit..I really like the end result…glad so many others do to..:))

    – Jonathan Stacey

  • Jason Asher
    Jason Asherover 3 years ago

    Oh mate, this is stunning, love thoseeeds you speak of and your processing technique is just incredible. Truly a unique image mate, blown away (another of yours that would look great on my wall.. hmmm) The clouds in the sky are interesting, in the top middle it almost looks like moon craters. Love it.

  • Cheers matey… you know it does look almost like a purple planet baring down on the earth !!..quite mystical..:)..well spotted.

    – Jonathan Stacey

  • Redviolin
    Redviolinover 3 years ago

    Very beautiful

  • Thank you Red..:)

    – Jonathan Stacey

  • jay0976
    jay0976over 3 years ago

    What can I say other than “can I be your first apprentice” lol.. Beautiful set, bring on the next ;-p

  • Cheers mate…I’m working on it !!!

    – Jonathan Stacey

  • lee Henley
    lee Henleyover 3 years ago

    awesome work mate

  • Cheers Lee…much appreciated mate.

    – Jonathan Stacey

  • Edyta Magdalena Pelc
    Edyta Magdalen...over 3 years ago

    beautiful

  • Thanks Edyta..:)

    – Jonathan Stacey

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