Brad_Grove
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Guardians Of The Lake

Like guardians, these trees stand in line at the top of Lake Wakatipu near Glenorchy, New Zealand.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon EF 17-40 f-4.0L USM...
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Like guardians, these trees stand in line at the top of Lake Wakatipu near Glenorchy, New Zealand.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon EF 17-40 f-4.0L USM @ 17mm, 7 exposures @ f-8.0 (1 EV apart), ISO 50. Processed in Photomatix and Lightroom.
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Serendipity1
 
Serendipity1 December 04, 2012
Very nice!!
Brad_Grove
Brad_Grove December 05, 2012
Thank you :)
Barbarakeichel
 
Barbarakeichel December 04, 2012
gorgeous
Brad_Grove
Brad_Grove December 05, 2012
Thank you :)
fotogalmexican PRO
 
fotogalmexican December 04, 2012
wonderful welcome to vb you will love it here
Brad_Grove
Brad_Grove December 05, 2012
Thank you :)
korinna PRO
 
korinna December 04, 2012
Voted :)
Brad_Grove
Brad_Grove December 05, 2012
Thank you :)
rayzich
 
rayzich December 04, 2012
Very neat
Brad_Grove
Brad_Grove December 05, 2012
Thank you :)
Djorn
 
Djorn December 04, 2012
So beautiful!
Brad_Grove
Brad_Grove December 05, 2012
Thank you :)
jpblitz
 
jpblitz December 04, 2012
I love the whole photo!
Brad_Grove
Brad_Grove December 05, 2012
Thank you :)
IsabellaD Premium
 
IsabellaD December 05, 2012
Great capture!
Brad_Grove
Brad_Grove December 05, 2012
Thank you :)
avguzzi Premium
 
avguzzi December 07, 2012
wow!
GurlChris1
 
GurlChris1 December 07, 2012
This is an amazing photo.
saritsal
 
saritsal December 07, 2012
wow
I love your gallery
Beautiful pics
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Alli_son
 
Alli_son December 07, 2012
Simply breathtaking. Great job
MichelleAnnHarrison PRO
 
MichelleAnnHarrison December 07, 2012
Beautiful
jesseleduc
 
jesseleduc December 07, 2012
This is what i call an awesome shot. One word, insane
Wayne_Sr PRO+
 
Wayne_Sr December 07, 2012
Awesome capture and reflection!
debzee
 
debzee December 08, 2012
wow, this is beautiful
TTB56 PRO+
 
TTB56 December 08, 2012
Very Lovely!!
kasper PRO
 
kasper December 08, 2012
your pictures are amazing. This one is my favorite so far.
Redcow
 
Redcow December 09, 2012
Beautiful?
JDJohnson Premium
 
JDJohnson December 09, 2012
Another beautiful photo...voted, fav, award
insectoazul PRO
 
insectoazul December 10, 2012
Beautiful image!
EyesofDavid
 
EyesofDavid December 10, 2012
fantastic work
Melian
 
Melian December 10, 2012
This picture reminds me of Ents from Lord of The Rings. Maybe they really exist and played in a movie? ;) Beautiful capture, full of magic.
xavierw PRO
 
xavierw December 10, 2012
Fantastic
susanblevins
 
susanblevins December 11, 2012
Gorgeous capture!!!...fav and award:o)
susanblevins
 
susanblevins December 11, 2012
Voted:o)
carolashdown
 
carolashdown December 11, 2012
Great composition!
KCraine
 
KCraine December 11, 2012
Fantastic shot!
CanadianOutlaw
 
CanadianOutlaw December 12, 2012
Voted !
miguelalmeida
 
miguelalmeida December 13, 2012
Amazing that photo!
Congratulation's from Portugal
parthachatterjee
 
parthachatterjee December 13, 2012
No amount of appreciation will be enough to justify a brilliant photograph like this ....!!! ....Voted....
muzanyconsequat
 
muzanyconsequat December 13, 2012
coooooool ...
isabela_nicoletti
 
isabela_nicoletti December 13, 2012
wow! love it! voted!
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anneschlueter December 13, 2012
Beautiful! voted!
rachmonte
 
rachmonte December 16, 2012
Fantastic!!!!
senka
 
senka December 17, 2012
yet aagain just beautiful
GordonD PRO
 
GordonD December 17, 2012
I think the image is beautiful, the photographer is superskilled , but most of all i am full of gratitude for the hints and equipment used thank you so much for sharing!
deniselabrecque
 
deniselabrecque December 18, 2012
This is FABULOUS!!
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gappman December 19, 2012
A great shot of a lovely place. Nicely done! On my bucket list of travels!
mariami
 
mariami December 20, 2012
wow tuning beauty. well done
Thimbee
 
Thimbee December 21, 2012
Vey beautiful. Love the info
aprilrena
 
aprilrena December 27, 2012
Wow, so interesting! Nice capture!! :)
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FredGramoso December 27, 2012
Beautiful shot, nice work!
AJPinto
 
AJPinto December 29, 2012
amazing scene.. fantastic work !
SarahKeates PRO
 
SarahKeates December 29, 2012
Fantastic shot!
melapeld
 
melapeld January 02, 2013
Just amazing.
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Latitude4236David January 04, 2013
Great shot Brad, great job on the processing.
ziggysofi
 
ziggysofi January 05, 2013
Seen on "Landscape Beauty" project. This is amazing!
mloiz
 
mloiz January 05, 2013
Amazing capture!!!
KRPoole
 
KRPoole January 06, 2013
Beautiful...!
sonya_corley_939
 
sonya_corley_939 January 10, 2013
Awesome shot of Lake Wakatipu!
mariemortonn
 
mariemortonn January 16, 2013
This is so cool! if you have time I would love some feedback on mine!
debcoimages PRO+
 
debcoimages January 21, 2013
Awesome! Love the lines and the light. Brilliant capture and processing.
Tim_Haynes
 
Tim_Haynes January 21, 2013
Great work!
Bevwoodman
 
Bevwoodman January 31, 2013
Incredible image.
Casper
 
Casper January 31, 2013
Holy smoke! wow
Redcow
 
Redcow February 04, 2013
I have commented before but must come back to this image. It is so beautiful. The composition and lighting emphasize the tranquility.
ThompsonsPhotography
 
ThompsonsPhotography February 04, 2013
Great Shot
shema
 
shema February 23, 2013
afternoon light delight, wonderful capture!
johnpa53
 
johnpa53 February 28, 2013
another stunner Brad, voted
gabajo
 
gabajo March 01, 2013
STUNNING!!!!
safirahishami
 
safirahishami March 01, 2013
awesome! love it
faezeh
 
faezeh March 01, 2013
Beautiful
gabajo
 
gabajo March 02, 2013
Voted
neerajpurohit
 
neerajpurohit March 02, 2013
very beautiful!
Matador
 
Matador March 02, 2013
Super, voted!
FMueller
 
FMueller March 02, 2013
Awesome shot!
Mar PRO+
 
Mar March 02, 2013
Good luck....Mar
mailsmc
 
mailsmc March 04, 2013
Wonderful shot, voted
aliced PRO+
 
aliced March 06, 2013
Wow, this is absolutely stunning!!
Marie123 PRO+
 
Marie123 March 07, 2013
Spectacular - Voted! Please check my entries out, if you have time:
http://www.viewbug.com/contests/trees-photo-contest-by-bayphoto/1417093
http://www.viewbug.com/contests/trees-photo-contest-by-bayphoto/1942621
CanadianOutlaw
 
CanadianOutlaw March 08, 2013
Voted !
rachmonte
 
rachmonte March 17, 2013
Lovely!
crawfras PRO+
 
crawfras March 18, 2013
Voted, favorite, and award -- another outstanding image!
DesignByKathi
 
DesignByKathi March 21, 2013
Outstandingly beautiful. capture.. just enough light.. and I love, love, did I say LOVE the reflections.
juliebowser
 
juliebowser March 23, 2013
another gorgeous image :)
docdpp
 
docdpp March 23, 2013
Nice shot....
Danny :-)
carrieannelebras
 
carrieannelebras March 23, 2013
Absolutely beautiful shot! I especially love how you can see a hint of the rocks under the water in the front... it really adds to the composition.
deboragardiman
 
deboragardiman March 24, 2013
I think nothin is missing in this frame. I love the transparency of the waters in the front while still keeping the lovely reflection, the fog, the colours, the nakedness of the trees, the rhythm, everything!!!
jojoxena
 
jojoxena March 24, 2013
Fabulous subject,magnificent capture!What a beautiful place.
Redjule PRO
 
Redjule March 25, 2013
Beautifully done!
westendpics
 
westendpics March 28, 2013
Beautiful shot.
kellysweet
 
kellysweet March 29, 2013
Stunning!
DesignByKathi
 
DesignByKathi March 31, 2013
Brad came back to vote.. An amazing photo
Brymk4
 
Brymk4 March 31, 2013
Awesome example of repetition...voted! :)
mailsmc
 
mailsmc March 31, 2013
Great shot! Voted
GordonD PRO
 
GordonD April 02, 2013
Congratulations Brad well deserved :)
Rachel-Barlow
 
Rachel-Barlow April 02, 2013
Awesome!
crawfras PRO+
 
crawfras April 04, 2013
Came back to vote!
martinholmes
 
martinholmes April 04, 2013
Superb shot
marcelfens
 
marcelfens April 13, 2013
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marcelfens
 
marcelfens April 13, 2013
Thumbs up from me too!
Jamie_Engel PRO+
 
Jamie_Engel April 18, 2013
another great shot!
tetvet PRO+
 
tetvet April 20, 2013
super shot. great reflexion
stephy
 
stephy April 20, 2013
Love the reflexion wonderful capture.
meshersmith PRO+
 
meshersmith April 20, 2013
A breathtaking photo, congrats. on a very deserve win!
srimanta
 
srimanta April 20, 2013
Excellent colour and composition.... I love the light and reflection....
rkperry215
 
rkperry215 April 20, 2013
Beautiful shot!!
derekheslop
 
derekheslop April 21, 2013
A very stunning image and so well done.And thanks for the specs, always useful.
Willsy
 
Willsy May 29, 2013
Before I even read your description I had a feeling this was Glenorchy. Great shot!! Love the mist and serenity that this shot envokes. It's nice to bump into a fellow South Island New Zealander on VB. Your work is amazing, Congrats on your award!
jrsosky
 
jrsosky June 06, 2013
Awesome!
kavance
 
kavance June 06, 2013
absolutely stunning capture,definitly one of my favorites!Great job!!
suicapatricia
 
suicapatricia June 06, 2013
This place is amazing and your shot too...
ndasroto
 
ndasroto July 07, 2013
COOL!
byrnephotography
 
byrnephotography August 03, 2013
WOAH!! Amazing shot. Great detail and that reflection is sublime. I think I need to visit New Zealand.
joshuasujasin
 
joshuasujasin August 04, 2013
Nice Moment ... Nice Captured !
Mitch2012
 
Mitch2012 August 04, 2013
Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!!
Grevandi
 
Grevandi August 09, 2013
beautiful work...
fudd242001 PRO
 
fudd242001 August 12, 2013
Absolutely Beautiful!!
julienjohnston
 
julienjohnston August 12, 2013
Superb!
DeadEye PRO+
 
DeadEye August 31, 2013
Amazing! Fantastic capture!
jvillainc PRO+
 
jvillainc September 18, 2013
Captivating - voted
kkat PRO
 
kkat October 01, 2013
Great! Voted!!
JosetteHalls PRO+
 
JosetteHalls November 29, 2013
Spectacular
LeeBennett PRO+
 
LeeBennett November 29, 2013
Excellent!
Kazza60
 
Kazza60 December 07, 2013
Another stunning composition Brad Congratulations on a well deserved award
lito
 
lito January 20, 2014
Superb!
HelenRea PRO+
 
HelenRea June 15, 2014
Outstanding work Brad! :)))
onyanita PRO+
 
onyanita July 12, 2014
magnificent!
gondmagdi Premium
 
gondmagdi July 24, 2014
Wowwwwwww, amazing shot, reflex, wowwwww !
Vash01Photo PRO
 
Vash01Photo July 24, 2014
Fantastic!
debcoimages PRO+
 
debcoimages August 19, 2014
I love this Brad! you picked the perfect time os day to shoot it too. Congrats on this image being chosen for the comp.
sachinus2010 PRO+
 
sachinus2010 November 16, 2014
Amazing shot !
iandeaville
 
iandeaville December 21, 2014
Stunning, so beautiful
CWphotos5
 
CWphotos5 March 20, 2015
The perfect reflections and the bit of rising mist are icing on this cake! If I could capture an image this beautiful, I could die happy!
beckychurchill
 
beckychurchill March 20, 2015
Awesome gallery. Makes me realise how much I have to learn :/