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Winter At Lake Hennepin

Lake Hennepin is just a stone throw away from our house. As you can see in this photo, the foreground are the trees and their shadows, at the middle ground is L...
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Lake Hennepin is just a stone throw away from our house. As you can see in this photo, the foreground are the trees and their shadows, at the middle ground is Lake Hennepin, in the background are the trees, the stars, the moon and the horizon. I was shivering when I took this photo early of December 18, 2013 when the moon was about to say GOODBYE to the wintry and silent night and the sun was about to say HELLO to the people who seldom see the sun's beauty.
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86 Comments |
LCdutch
 
LCdutch December 18, 2013
Incredible shot. It is beauty captured. Larry
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal December 20, 2013
Larry, Million thanks for your comment/appreciation.
rowenaybiaslara
 
rowenaybiaslara December 18, 2013
Great!!!!! Very beautiful.....i love this photo.
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal December 20, 2013
Million thanks Weng for the appreciation/comment.
melbamaniquezstrbac
 
melbamaniquezstrbac December 19, 2013
It's beautiful and amazing photo!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal December 20, 2013
Million thanks my friend.
leighjg
 
leighjg December 22, 2013
I think this is very beautiful
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal December 22, 2013
Million thanks and have a happy holidays!
fila4
 
fila4 December 22, 2013
Beautiful light and shadow!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal December 22, 2013
Fila4 million thanks and Have a wonderful Holidays!
AlanF
 
AlanF December 22, 2013
perfect lighting
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal December 22, 2013
Million thanks and have a happy holidays!
jameswalinski
 
jameswalinski December 26, 2013
Wow I really love the blue color and the astrology included in this photo.
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal December 27, 2013
Million thanks for all the energy and encouragement.
KayBrewer Platinum
 
KayBrewer December 28, 2013
This is stunning, Gigi - you captured the moonrays and shadows and the blueness of the nighttime snow perfectly
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal January 02, 2014
Gracie, Million thanks. It was -35 degrees F when I took it.
zaraprada
 
zaraprada December 30, 2013
love it..good nice beautiful ....
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal January 02, 2014
Ninang Z million thanks. always and forever!
JimAtkins
 
JimAtkins December 31, 2013
Beautiful !!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal January 02, 2014
Million thanks Bigjimi.
zacharyballaran
 
zacharyballaran January 02, 2014
this is very nice doc gigi! :)
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal January 14, 2014
Million thanks Zach.
donanzinger PRO
 
donanzinger January 06, 2014
Captivating image!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal January 14, 2014
Million thanks for the appreciation/comment.
vsidles Platinum
 
vsidles January 14, 2014
My gosh.....this is absolutely stunning!!!!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal January 14, 2014
Vsidles Million thanks for appreciation/comment.
Casper
 
Casper January 16, 2014
Stunning shot!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal February 23, 2014
Casper million thanks.
aleksandar29
 
aleksandar29 February 05, 2014
I like light and composition
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal February 23, 2014
It was taken very early Aleksandra, and thanks a lot for the comment.
adoptedone
 
adoptedone February 17, 2014
Stunning place beautifully captured.
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal February 23, 2014
Million thanks.
rong792 PRO+
 
rong792 February 22, 2014
A beautiful capture of silence. The blue is stunning.
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal February 23, 2014
Yes Rong, only I almost got hypothermia.
lezielpalerobangotviray
 
lezielpalerobangotviray February 28, 2014
awesome....
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Zel Million thanks.
iceman2
 
iceman2 February 28, 2014
Excellent capture of light and shadows that make this show scene very beautiful.Voted!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Iceman, Million thanks.
uyraffy
 
uyraffy March 03, 2014
Voted
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Raf, Million thanks
Flosno
 
Flosno March 03, 2014
Lovely moody shot...voted
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Flosno, Million thanks.
Gayde
 
Gayde March 03, 2014
Beautiful crisp winter blues :) voted :))
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Gayde, Million thanks
lindamonroe
 
lindamonroe March 03, 2014
Beautiful ! Voted!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Hi Linda, Million thanks.
beetlestone
 
beetlestone March 03, 2014
Great shot!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Beet, Million thanks.
Heyjude
 
Heyjude March 04, 2014
Just lovely! Wonderful light and shadows. A gorgeous and beautifully composed capture of "the blue hour". I have really enjoyed looking at your site. Nice work!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Heyjude I am too. I enjoy viewing your gallery. thanks for the vote.
wc
 
wc March 04, 2014
This one left me breathless!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
WC, million thanks.
KayBrewer Platinum
 
KayBrewer March 05, 2014
voted Winter Landscapes contest!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Gracie, Million thanks.
estercastillo08
 
estercastillo08 March 05, 2014
Great capture , your great Photographer , voted
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Ester, you are great also, million thanks.
jameswalinski
 
jameswalinski March 08, 2014
VOTED
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Million thanks hon.
beverleygehrig
 
beverleygehrig March 09, 2014
Voted!!!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Beve, Million thanks.
crawfras Platinum
 
crawfras March 10, 2014
Great capture - voted!
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Crawfas, million thanks.
janoogee
 
janoogee March 10, 2014
Beautiful photograph. great scene. voted
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Janoogee, Million thanks.
martinlaing
 
martinlaing March 12, 2014
Excellent light tone and contrast, Voted! :)
NatureLoverJJWal
NatureLoverJJWal March 13, 2014
Martin, million thanks.
cherrib Platinum
 
cherrib March 13, 2014
Voting, love the shadows and the light ~ Thank you ;->)
aliced
 
aliced March 17, 2014
Stunning!!
CharlieBurgioPh
 
CharlieBurgioPh April 02, 2014
wanna be there!
akhtarkhan
 
akhtarkhan April 02, 2014
Splendid backlighting, colour and shades. Brilliant capture.
ToddGrivettiPhotography Ultimate
 
Awesome blues and grays. Great silhouettes of the trees.
melsteinberg
 
melsteinberg June 09, 2014
Beautiful! IMO worth braving the cold for!
amandalaverty
 
amandalaverty June 18, 2014
beautiful image!
Flosno
 
Flosno August 01, 2014
Stunning entry....voted
jameswalinski
 
jameswalinski August 04, 2014
voted
kathymuhle PRO+
 
kathymuhle August 17, 2014
Awesome - love the cool colors - voted
jameswalinski
 
jameswalinski September 05, 2014
exactly fitted for blue hour. voted
Flosno
 
Flosno September 05, 2014
Gotta be the winning entry....voted
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth September 08, 2014
Stunning! Voted Blue Hour :)
bronxie
 
bronxie September 08, 2014
beautiful. Voted
estercastillo08
 
estercastillo08 September 10, 2014
Beautiful , voted Blue Hour
kathleenweetman
 
kathleenweetman September 16, 2014
so lovely...voted
Springer55
 
Springer55 November 16, 2014
Love this composition...very well done!!
jameswalinski
 
jameswalinski November 25, 2014
What a play of Light and shadow. Voted Viewbug Image of the Year
KayBrewer Platinum
 
KayBrewer November 25, 2014
Voted Image of the Year
mariajakab
 
mariajakab November 29, 2014
Voted ... image of the year! :)
SnowbunnyPhotography Platinum
 
SnowbunnyPhotography December 08, 2014
Wow!!! Gorgeous image. :-) I love this. Voted! :-)
kathleenweetman
 
kathleenweetman December 13, 2014
VOTED...IOTY...K
shutterpuppy
 
shutterpuppy February 24, 2015
Absolutely gorgeous. Magnificent capture.
nina050
 
nina050 November 17, 2015
Christmas card perfect.
fazismad PRO
 
fazismad December 15, 2015
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
fazismad PRO
 
fazismad December 15, 2015
wow this is beautiful. love it
kathleenweetman
 
kathleenweetman January 11, 2016
vOTED SHADOWS
AlanC
 
AlanC January 15, 2016
Voted in What Shadows Can Do Photo Contest. Best wishes! :-)
kimstrehlow
 
kimstrehlow January 16, 2016
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique.
kimstrehlow
 
kimstrehlow January 16, 2016
This is gorgeous!
edithsmith
 
edithsmith January 17, 2016
Loving those blues...
pauladubin Platinum
 
pauladubin January 18, 2016
Gigi all your shots are pure photography. Doesn't matter what subject or scenery. Your work is absolutely incredible.
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth January 20, 2016
Voted What Shadows Can Do :)
peanutlover
 
peanutlover February 14, 2016
Love this picture!
kathleenweetman
 
kathleenweetman September 11, 2016
Voted .....k
jameswalinski
 
jameswalinski September 12, 2016
voted shadows in nature!
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth September 15, 2016
Voted Shadows in Nature :)
estercastillo08
 
estercastillo08 September 16, 2016
Excellent, voted Shadows in Nature
UnkleFrank
 
UnkleFrank September 18, 2016
Love this shot. Voted Shadows in Nature.
Jillybean56
 
Jillybean56 September 18, 2016
Lovely, but it makes me cold just looking at it! Voted shadows in nature.
AlanC
 
AlanC September 25, 2016
Love the shadow work here. Voted before already! Best wishes! :-)
ScenebytheRoad
 
ScenebytheRoad October 21, 2016
Love the light. Very beautiful
kathleenweetman
 
kathleenweetman October 22, 2016
Composing with shadows.......This is gorgeous....I love it...Voted ..k
estercastillo08
 
estercastillo08 October 25, 2016
Voted Composing with Shadows
jameswalinski
 
jameswalinski April 21, 2017
voted flares in nature!
kathleenweetman
 
kathleenweetman April 23, 2017
Voted flares..k
onyanita PRO+
 
onyanita September 10, 2018
magnificent
gman176
 
gman176 March 15, 2020
Very cool image! Love everything about it.
Sun-Bee
 
Sun-Bee March 20, 2020
Amazing capture!!
Cookies4U
 
Cookies4U December 05, 2020
gorgeous!
jimmycallian
 
jimmycallian February 28, 2021
Love this!
NatalieSuzannePhotography Platinum
 
NatalieSuzannePhotography October 16, 2021
Just beautiful and breathtaking!!
drkinch Ultimate
 
drkinch December 07, 2021
Amazing!
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