Cool Green Waters

© Gary W. Lake

Cool Green Waters

Uploaded: June 25, 2003


Took this mid-morning shot on the way to Spruce Knob recently. The light reflecting from the trees seemed to turn the surface of the water green.


Oksana Oksamit June 25, 2003

Wow! Excellent shot, Gary! #42039

Jean Papo May 26, 2019

Absolutelyl beautiful, Gary! #125520

Lem Metro May 26, 2019

Love the silkiness of the water, Gary! #125521

Gary W. Lake May 26, 2019

Oksana, Jean, & Lem - thank you very much for your gracious words! #125532

Ronald Balthazor May 26, 2019

Very nice image, Gary! #125534

Gary W. Lake May 26, 2019

Thanks Ronald! #125559

Judith G. Secco May 26, 2019

This is really great, Gary! Beautiful job on the water and the lighting is wonderful.
Judy #125594

Colette M. Metcalf May 26, 2019

Beautiful, Gary!!! #125609

June Marie Sobrito May 26, 2019

Beautiful!! #125623

Dottie Shepherd May 26, 2019

Gary, A marvelous image!!! #125624

Leanne M.E. Boyd May 26, 2019

You have gotten quite a reponse with this photo, Gary. And no wonder - I love the overall green with the splash of pink, the silky water and the composition. Well done. #125875

Gary W. Lake May 26, 2019

Wow! Judy, Colette, June Marie, Dottie, & Leanne - thank you all very much for your comments! #126027

William C. Raco level-classic May 26, 2019

Those are some great colors.
Excellent composition and veiling, Gary.

bill #126217

Gary W. Lake May 26, 2019

Thank you Bill! #126354

Evy Johansen level-classic May 26, 2019

Beautiful shot, Gary! Great color and composition! #126488

Gary W. Lake May 26, 2019

Thanks Evy! #126578

Danny S. Lesnick May 26, 2019

That is really lovely. I assume you used a tripod, but I wonder what lens you used. #126980

Kathleen Clemons July 07, 2003

WOW! I missed this one Gary- it's wonderful! Congratulations! #134979

Evy Johansen level-classic July 07, 2003

Congratulations, Gary! Well deserved! #134980

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 07, 2003

Lovely shot, Gary - congratulation and good luck!!!! #135336

Gary W. Lake July 07, 2003

Danny, Kathleen, Evy & Leanne - thanks for the wonderful comments! Danny - this was shot with a Sigma CHZ 28-300 lens. #135357

Darren K. Fisher July 07, 2003

Congrats Gary!!! #135536

Jean Papo July 07, 2003

Congratulations, Gary, on your beautiful photo! Good luck! #135539

Gary W. Lake July 07, 2003

Darren & Jean - thank you both! #135548

Judith G. Secco July 07, 2003

Congratulations on this beauty. I love it.
Judy #135872

Gary W. Lake July 07, 2003

Thank you Judy - I really appreciate the comment! #135878

Wolfgang Dolak July 07, 2003

Again, congratulations from Austria!!
birdie #135909

Gary W. Lake July 07, 2003

Thanks again Birdie - again - I'm quite stunned! #135923

Terry McCully July 07, 2003

Gary, I have no idea how I missed this one first time around...I'm trying this blurr effect on my own right now..You did a great job here!..Love the smooth water! #135971

Gary W. Lake July 07, 2003

Thanks Terry - I think it's impossible to see them all. Every time the finalists come out I see all kinds of shots I missed during the month! I love shooting running water. I used both a neutral density filter and a polarizing filter on this one, plus it was actually pretty dimly lit because the forest canopy was so thick, but the slow shutter speed gives it a lot of light. This was a 30 second exposure. #136069

Dick van Breda July 07, 2003

I missed this one too, Gary. I have count 4 photo's now. It's great. Congratulations again. Greetings, Dick #136175

Gary W. Lake July 07, 2003

Thank you Dick! #136178

LJ Corliss level-classic July 07, 2003

Congrats to you :) #136364

Gary W. Lake July 07, 2003

Thanks again LJ! #136552

Cathy Barrows July 07, 2003 must of been very dark...i have trouble not getting hotspots when I use a 6nd and a polarizer #136593

Gary W. Lake July 07, 2003

Thanks again Cathy. It was indeed dark. Even so I still got some washed out spots right at the bottom of the little rapids but it didn't really seem to hurt the image. I kind of like the effect actually, as long as it's not too distracting. #136674

Dolores Neilson July 07, 2003

A well deserved finalist, Gary!! Beautiful color and silken waters!! #136749

Dottie Shepherd July 07, 2003

Congrats, Gary...Great JoB!!!! #136819

Ron Goldman July 07, 2003

Congrats again Gary! #136844

Gary W. Lake July 08, 2003

Delores, Dottie, & Ron - thanks so much for the wonderful comments! I really appreciate it. #136991

Karen Seargeant July 08, 2003

Congratulations, Gary! Very nice shot! #137036

Gary W. Lake July 08, 2003

Thanks Karen! #137069

Cheryl Meisel July 08, 2003

WOW! This is just spectacular! UMMMMMMM just beautiful! Biggggg Congrats! Cheryl #137218

Gary W. Lake July 08, 2003

Thank you very much Cheryl! #137514

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe July 08, 2003

This is absolutely beautiful, Gary! I love the exposure, from the excellent veiling to the green reflection to the soft ambient greeen lighting! Very nicely shot and worthy of a prize in my book :-) Congratulations so far and good luck! #137784

Gary W. Lake July 08, 2003

Thanks Gary! #137798

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