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31 Comments | Report
RuwanFonseka PRO
 
RuwanFonseka March 20, 2016
Well crafted. Welcome to VB.
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MLAPhoto June 09, 2016
Thanks :) Have a great Friday
Marierich
 
Marierich March 23, 2016
Very beautiful light work :-))
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MLAPhoto June 09, 2016
Thanks :) Have a great Friday
geagaetanidaragona
 
geagaetanidaragona May 11, 2016
great shot! welcome to VB :)
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MLAPhoto June 09, 2016
Thanks :) Have a great Friday
ledinabala
 
ledinabala May 12, 2016
wonderful sunset!
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MLAPhoto June 09, 2016
Thanks :)
tiffany_bumgardner_452
 
tiffany_bumgardner_452 May 12, 2016
Gorgeous image!
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MLAPhoto June 09, 2016
Thanks :)
eileenmc PRO+
 
eileenmc June 04, 2016
wow stunning
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MLAPhoto June 09, 2016
Thanks :)
FredsPlace PRO+
 
FredsPlace July 03, 2016
Absolutely Perfect! Beautiful gallery.
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MLAPhoto July 04, 2016
Thanks Fred :) yours is not too bad either ;)
SvetlanaYanina
 
SvetlanaYanina July 05, 2016
Such a magnificent place!
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MLAPhoto July 05, 2016
I admit it is magnificient... but still means i have to wake up at 4am and drive 2 hours :) have a great week and thanks :)
Paul-Stapleton
 
Paul-Stapleton November 08, 2016
WOW, what a stunning image, beautiful
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MLAPhoto November 28, 2016
Thanks Paul :) have a great week
cameraman909
 
cameraman909 November 28, 2016
Simply awesome image.. Composition spot on-- nothing wrong with it . Very envious !!
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MLAPhoto November 28, 2016
dont be :) i had lots of luck witht the weather, All the best
billhill PRO
 
billhill January 11, 2017
Awesome composition!!
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MLAPhoto January 19, 2017
Thanks :)
scottsmallie
 
scottsmallie January 17, 2017
Well done. This is amazing. I love the warm colors.
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MLAPhoto January 19, 2017
Thanks :) i was lucky the sun and mist really helped
gregedwards Platinum
 
gregedwards March 24, 2017
Lovely!
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MLAPhoto June 04, 2017
Sorry for my late repply. Thanks for your inspiring words!it was a gorgeous Sunrise. i was blessed :) all the best
Mojicreator
 
Mojicreator May 29, 2017
Outstanding work here,...Amazing portraits as well,..Love the variety! Welcome, and,...well done!
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MLAPhoto June 04, 2017
Sorry for my late repply. Thanks for your inspiring words! I like to shoots just about anything lol. glad you like :) hope to see you around. all the best
royalgardenphotography
 
royalgardenphotography June 17, 2017
This picture looks peaceful and reminds me of The Notebook.
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MLAPhoto August 24, 2017
:) thanks Janet. all the best
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davidpearson_0552 June 27, 2017
Great shot, very relaxing
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MLAPhoto August 24, 2017
believe me i had a sweat when i saw the light appear and had to run to the spot to take this shot. this colored light due to the fog lasted just a few minutes. but all ends well that goes well. all the best
Beegirl
 
Beegirl August 11, 2017
Wonderful capture !
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MLAPhoto August 24, 2017
thanks :) all the best
GBloniarz PRO+
 
GBloniarz October 10, 2017
Judging by each of the photos in your gallery, Miguel, I'd say you're much beyond amateur status! Wonderfull work indeed!
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MLAPhoto October 11, 2017
oh believe me im just amateur :) i just take photos for the fun of it.. but I also like to take photos that can convey emotions to who ever sees them. THanks for your inspiring words GBLoniarz :) and allways feel free to ask if u ever have a doubt or need help! all the best
fotosbybh PRO+
 
fotosbybh October 11, 2017
Gorgeous work Miguel, all of them. This is one of the best sunrise, or sunset, shots I've ever seen.
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MLAPhoto October 11, 2017
I can honestly say that it was one of the best i've seen in my life too :) thats the problem with sunrises.. you never really know how they will be.. mother nature has a way of making us wake up early for nothing but coffee :) but sometimes we get rewarded :) Thanks!!!
Rafaphoto Platinum
 
Rafaphoto December 21, 2017
Spectacular
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MLAPhoto December 23, 2017
Thanks! Best wishes For Xmas!!
davlinste
 
davlinste December 21, 2017
Beautiful!
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MLAPhoto December 23, 2017
Thanks! Best wishes For Xmas!!
CatWezel66
 
CatWezel66 January 08, 2018
Beautiful picture ????
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MLAPhoto January 29, 2018
Thanks
PEIPhotos Platinum
 
PEIPhotos January 31, 2018
Awesome photo
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MLAPhoto February 02, 2018
Thanks.. a once in a lifetime shot :)
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edwardlrose PRO
 
edwardlrose June 15, 2018
Beautiful, great color, detail
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MLAPhoto November 20, 2018
thanks! Have a great week
alexstokes
 
alexstokes July 22, 2018
Beautiful!!
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MLAPhoto November 20, 2018
thanks! Have a great week ! all the best
robertmoon
 
robertmoon July 29, 2018
😮
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MLAPhoto November 20, 2018
thanks! Have a great week ! all the best
speterson6
 
speterson6 August 05, 2018
Magnificent image, great mood and framing. Nice work Miguel.
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MLAPhoto November 20, 2018
Ãgain , thank you :) glad u like :)
harmeetsingh
 
harmeetsingh February 18, 2019
Beautiful
pukkamaru Ultimate
 
pukkamaru July 19, 2020
So beautiful !!!!
michaeltillman Platinum
 
michaeltillman May 21, 2021
There is only two words to describe this shot, "How lovely." Those words were the first thing came to mine. The shot's actually breath taking. Well done!

Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was taken in Portugal near Aveiro. It is a large natural lake renound for its Beauty and wildlife.
Time
A last look at online weather stations seemed to confirm our expectations. high cloud cover with openings. Ideal for a beautiful sunrise. The location is quite far from where I live. So myself and a group of friends started our journey at about 3am and drove for a a few hours. Several stops for coffee later we arrived just before dawn. Enough time to scout and prepare the equipment. It was not the first time here so we knew exactly where we wanted to be.
Lighting
It was cold and morning fog covered the water. Murphy’s law kicked in... no high clouds visible. Only thick fog. It actually looked like the sun would not be able to penetrate through the fog. Disappointment visible in everyone’s face. But i remained steadfast. Suddenly, a small opening and the sun broke through. Just when my hopes were disappearing, a warm glow bathed the water. The fog dispersing the light. Immediately I changed the white balance of the camera to intensify the warm colors, underexposing the shot, to ensure good contrast. The light lasted for max 1 min, giving way to a harsh sunrise. I smiled all the way back home.
Equipment
My old canon 60d, a 10mm lens, no filters, and a tripod.
Inspiration
Nature has these things. It giveth (sometimes) and sometimes it doesn’t!
Editing
This was actually quite a clean shot. I like to use the live view function so I can see the shot before it is actually taken. In any case I always make sure the horizon is level adjust some brightness / contrast and saturation if necessary.
In my camera bag
10mm, 24-70, 70-200. I now cary a canon 80d. I like it’s versatility. Instill haven’t bought a full frame lol!
Feedback
For landscapes and seascapes, arrive early! Make sure you have plenty of time to prepare! And prepare before you set off. Check the weather forecasts, tides, wind speeds (yes wind... if photographing seascape... nothing like the wind blowing water into the lens all the time. And don’t give up! You’ll be surprised when you least expect it.

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