Turquoise Lake

© Bill Whala

Turquoise Lake

Uploaded: September 04, 2014 | Entered: September 04, 2014 14:54:37


This lake is just outside of Leadville, Colorado (upper right). It was named after the semi-precious stone that was mined in the area in the 1930's. The lake is at ~10,000 feet above sea level. I was at around 12,000' when I took this snap.

70mm, 1/500, f8, ISO 200


Frederick P. Brown level-classic September 04, 2014

Beautiful capture! The Title is right on! love it! #1585599

Monnie Ryan September 04, 2014

Wow - spectacular! #11125992

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 04, 2014

Super view and presentation Bill! #11126031

Robert R. Goodman September 04, 2014

Hi Bill,Beautiful country my friend.Stunning capture,I would bet that lake is stays cool all summer long!!! #11126057

Jeffrey R. Bange September 04, 2014

Beautiful scenic capture Bill, you can truly see how it got its name. #11126133

Candace M. Cleveland September 04, 2014

Stunning view!!! #11126192

Douglas Pignet September 05, 2014

beautiful view, comp & colors...very nicely done #11126225

Colette M. Metcalf September 05, 2014

Gorgeous scene and capture, Bill!!! #11126265

Mary K. Robison September 05, 2014

Bill, those are some mighty fine-looking mountains around that lovely lake! Great capture! #11126288

Lorri Shane September 05, 2014

beautiful, Bill. The lake almost looks 3D and moves toward me when I look at this photo. Nice job! #11126563

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 05, 2014

Fabulous view and capture, Bill. #11126599

Karen Bacon September 05, 2014

A fantastic presentation, Bill! #11126663

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 05, 2014

What a STUNNING view Bill, I LOVE everything about this!!! <>< #11126722

John Connolly September 05, 2014

What a breathtaking scene Bill! I am impressed with the cloud shadows and you great composition! #11126749

David Phalen September 05, 2014

Fantastic breadth, depth and colors!! Beautiful!! #11126864

Marijana Fajgl September 06, 2014

What a view! This is so inviting! #11127483

Millie A. Talarico level-classic September 07, 2014

Magnificent scene capture, Bill! #11128182

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 10, 2014

Gorgeous landscape capture, Bill #11131163

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe November 04, 2014

LOL!! I looked at this and thought "that looks like the scenery on the way to Leadville"....and then read your description!! I do remember the lake, just didn't know the name!! Wonderful capture, Bill!! Beautifully composed, and that blue water is just gorgeous!! Nice sky too!! #11177625

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