Dove Lake, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia.
Nikon D800 + Zeiss 21mm
ISO400 • f/9 • 160 sec • 21mm • -1.3ev (no idea why it was set at that!!)

Tinnnieopener and I braved the wind and the freezing temperatures to sit at Dove Lake to watch the dawn. It was so cold, and my hands were shaking so badly that I could barely hold the cup of tea that Tinnie kindly provided!!


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  • Elaine Teague
    Elaine Teagueabout 1 year ago

    WOWeeeee! I knew you’d come up with some spectacular images Mieke. What an amazing shot! Instant fave.

  • Thanks heaps, Elaine!! :) I got some nice colourful ones while the sun was coming up too…

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Mieke Boynton
    Mieke Boyntonabout 1 year ago

    Please click on the photo to view large (so you can see the stars!!)

  • Christina Backus
    Christina Backusabout 1 year ago

    Simply stunning! When I was there 2 years ago it was noon – nothing like this!!!

  • Thanks, Christina! That’s what I love about all of Tinnieopener’s shots… the colours at this place make each photo different. I don’t think you could ever get tired of photographing this spot!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Robert Ball
    Robert Ballabout 1 year ago

    Well done!

  • Thanks, Robert!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • tinnieopener
    tinnieopenerabout 1 year ago

    What a wonderful spot for a cup of tea and what a wonderful capture………very proud of you for this one:o)

  • It really is!! Thanks, Tinnie! I am so grateful for the cuppas… it made the cold so much more bearable!!
    2mins, 40secs… I think my counting was sped up by being cold??? I swear I counted 3 mins… ;)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Graeme Buckland
    Graeme Bucklandabout 1 year ago

    Great shot Mieke

  • Thanks, Graeme!! Can’t wait to see yours! It was fantastic to finally meet you… I hope you’re considering coming back for the whole week next year…

    – Mieke Boynton

  • David Haworth
    David Haworthabout 1 year ago

    Thats using your envioronment to the max. well done

  • Thanks, David! :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonabout 1 year ago

    Oh my goodness Mieke, this is drop dead gorgeous, Love those stars and the blue is fabulous :o)x

  • Thank you, Josie!!! :) :) :) xoxox

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Malcolm Heberle
    Malcolm Heberleabout 1 year ago

    Stunning image

  • Thank you, Malcolm!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Hans Kawitzki
    Hans Kawitzkiabout 1 year ago

    Wonderful light in the sky

  • Thanks, Hans :)

    – Mieke Boynton

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