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Angkor Wat Temple complex looks particularly beautiful silhouetted against the sun rising in the east. It’s worth waking early in the wee hours of the morning.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia, SE Asia

February 26, 2010

Canon 40D, Tamron 28-75mm lens, shutter 1/8, f/16, manual, focal length 28mm, ISO 200, Manfrotto monopod, cable release, Singh Ray Gold & Blue Polarizer

It is my sincere wish that visitors to my portfolio experience the beauty and wonder of nature. Moreover my hope is that my photographs will inspire viewers to be proactive toward the protection of wildlife and its habitat, those efforts ultimately making a far better world for all beings.

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Comments

  • Ann  Van Breemen
    Ann Van Breemenover 4 years ago

    Beautiful colours and reflections. Even I would get up early for that, I think.:)

  • Tee-hee, Ann! You make me laugh. Don’t worry, I’d be ringing you up and insisting you splash water on your face to wake up for the sunrise. Cheers! :-)))

    – Gina Ruttle (Whalegeek)

  • Shelby  Stalnaker Bortone
    Shelby Stalna...over 4 years ago

    wow, looks unreal…what a superb capture

  • Thank you, Shellbee! Glad you enjoyed this. It was worth waking during the wee hours of the morning.

    – Gina Ruttle (Whalegeek)

  • Martin Smart
    Martin Smartover 4 years ago

    Wow, very beautiful shot Gina, well worth the sleep deprivation!!

  • Hah, Martin, I kept telling myself that very thing, along with mutterings of “this had better be good!” Thanks a bundle, Martin!

    – Gina Ruttle (Whalegeek)

  • EagleHunter
    EagleHunterover 4 years ago

    This is breath taking, what an incredible sight.

  • Thank you, EagleHunter. Angkor Wat does not disappoint. People had told me it was awe-inspiring…Angkor lived up to their praise.

    – Gina Ruttle (Whalegeek)

  • Wendy  Slee
    Wendy Sleeover 4 years ago

    how magnificent, and yet also very imposing and rather awe inspiring….

  • Thank you, dear Wendy! There is also such an air of mystery to those aged ruins. Difficult to capture on a memory chip but the pervasive presence of the past positively percolates from that powerful place (I’m running out of more words beginning with a ‘P’). :-)))

    – Gina Ruttle (Whalegeek)

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 4 years ago

    Magnificent sight!

  • Yes, Trish, Angkor is magnificent, offering camera angles and mystery around every corner or through each doorway one passes.

    – Gina Ruttle (Whalegeek)

  • Cherubtree
    Cherubtreeover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous!

  • Thank you ever so much! I always appreciate your sweet support!

    – Gina Ruttle (Whalegeek)

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökover 4 years ago

    Wonderful image, dear Gina!

  • Bela, thank you ever so much! I truly appreciate your kind comments.

    – Gina Ruttle (Whalegeek)

  • akaurora
    akauroraover 4 years ago

    <del>-Aha … so this is where you’ve been hiding out.-</del> A truly beautiful sunrise reflection capture … ♥ how the trees seem to be almost perfectly balanced on each side. Take Care ~ Rick & Deb ~ ☺

  • And still getting over the rigors of the journey…:-)) Glad you liked this. Have a great time in Tennessee. Should be some fabulous spring blossoms to photograph about this time of year. Counting the days till returning to your neck of the woods for whales!!! All the best, G

    – Gina Ruttle (Whalegeek)

  • CraigsMom
    CraigsMomover 4 years ago

    This is glorious!!! A FAV!!!

  • Well, thank you VERY much! I appreciate the Fav, too.

    – Gina Ruttle (Whalegeek)

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