Calmness at the Lake

© Monika Sapek

Calmness at the Lake

Uploaded: August 30, 2004 11:29:53


Dock at Mountain Lake, Orcas Island, WA, Lens: 18-70mm at 18mm, 1/125sec, F/5.6


Robin L. Wehrman August 30, 2004

WOW! This is outstanding Monika! Like the way the ramp takes you to the water and into the fog. Super reflections of the boats. Perfect!! #163716

Monika Sapek level-classic August 30, 2004

Thank you very much for your comment, Robin! I remember that day when I took this photo…fog and rain, and me and my camera hidden under an umbrella. I saw this place, while some people where fishing there, but I took a walk by the lake and shot it when they left. The calmness was the key to this image. Glad you like it, Robin!

Colette M. Metcalf August 30, 2004

Very nice, Monika!! #745543

Murry Grigsby August 30, 2004

Nicely seen and shot Monika!! #745578

Lucia De Giovanni August 30, 2004

Great capture Monika, this is so serene and beautiful! #745584

Susana Ms Heide August 30, 2004

EXTRAORDINARY Monika!! Works great in B&W! #745606

Karma Wilson August 30, 2004

This is a great photo.

Karma #745635

Larry Lawhead August 30, 2004

Beautiful, Monika!!



Monika Sapek level-classic August 30, 2004

Thank you very much for your comment, everyone! We had rainy or foggy weather almost all the time during our family vacation this year, so I didn’t have any chance to shoot a pretty sunset as I wished for. Beside that I brought many photos of boats and ships just like this one, where the fog brings its own calm atmosphere to all of them. I’m really glad you like this one! Thank you for taking your time to write!

Kimberly A. Guarnaccia August 30, 2004

Monika, this is beautiful. So serene and peaceful. I emailed my husband the link and he said "you need to take a shot like that for our wall!"

Great capture!

Kim #745701

Cathy Barrows August 30, 2004

stunning b&w shot...makes you wish you were there...a winner #745714

Casey A. Hanson August 30, 2004

Beautiful! #745734

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 30, 2004

An award winning image. I love everything about it. Well done!! #745743

Vince Warwick August 30, 2004

Simply Stunning image VERY well taken.

Vince :-) #745761

Vince Warwick August 30, 2004

Simply Stunning image VERY well taken.

Vince :-) #745763

Dan Holm level-classic August 30, 2004

WOW!! Absolutely outstanding b&w, Monika! I believe we may have a winner, here! Best of luck with this! #745791

Jennifer Rennison August 30, 2004

Wonderful composition, love the B&W, beautiful image, Monika! #745953

Donna J. Taff August 30, 2004

Very beautiful, Monika!!!!!! #745954

Terry R. Hatfield August 30, 2004

Hi Monika! Looks Like Its Been Covered Already An Excellent Image:-) #745999

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe August 30, 2004

I just had to agree Monika...the silence and calmness that this photo portrays is absolutely beautiful! Your choice of B&W was perfection. #746004

Elisabeth A. Gay August 30, 2004

What a lovely photo Monika, I would definitely hang this on the wall - love the B&W #746008

Monika Sapek level-classic September 01, 2004

I want to thank you very much for all your wonderful comments, everyone! I had more than two days’ problems with the Internet so I was so happy today receiving all your kind words on this image! I really appreciate it! Thank you!

Terry R. Hatfield September 13, 2004

Monika Congrats On Your Finalist Sweetie:-) #774471

Deborah Sandidge September 13, 2004

Beautiful in B&W, so tranquil and serene, congratulations Monika! #774723

Judith G. Secco September 13, 2004

Wonderful b&w, Monika. Congratulations.
Judy #774817

Donna J. Taff September 13, 2004

Congratulation's, Monika!!!!!!! #774952

Kelly Abernathy level-classic September 13, 2004

Congratulations Monika! -K #775046

Jennifer Rennison September 13, 2004

Congratulations, Monika! #775088

Isabel L September 13, 2004

Great shot Monika!
Did you take this in the summer?
I really like the black and white.
congrats :) #776001

Dan Holm level-classic September 13, 2004

AWESOME shot, Monika! Congratulations!! #776031

Stanley J. Contrades September 14, 2004

CONGRATULATIONS, Monika! Very nicely done!! Best wishes in the next level!
Stan #776796

Naveed Sheikh September 14, 2004

Congrats Monika, Good luck with this one ! #777289

Kasia Elser September 14, 2004

Congrats! Great shot! #777348

Dolores Neilson September 14, 2004

Such a beauty of a shot, Monika! I love the mood here...and the comp is great! Congrats on making finalist with this one! #777401

Cathy Barrows September 14, 2004

Congrats! of luck to you #777441

Kathleen Clemons September 14, 2004

Congratulations to you, Monika! #777891

Robin L. Wehrman September 14, 2004

Congratulations to you Monika!! Best of luck in the next round!! Robin. #778590

Leanne M.E. Boyd September 14, 2004

Excellent shot, Monika! I like the mood. Congratulations and good luck! #778724

Karen Engelbreth September 14, 2004

Congratulations Monika! #779062

Wanda Judd level-addict September 14, 2004

Monika, I love the "mood" of this...congratulations #779225

Jill Battaglia September 14, 2004

Excellent!! Congrats Monika!! #779407

Noel Baebler September 14, 2004

Beautiful shot! Good luck! #779764

Ellen Peach level-classic September 14, 2004

Beautiful shot, Monika....congratulations! #780404

Patrick Campbell September 14, 2004

Great capture, Monika! A perfect illustration of using "bad" weather to your advantage. Congrats and good luck! #780738

Murry Grigsby September 14, 2004

Congrats Monika! #780875

Monika Sapek level-classic September 15, 2004

Thank you so very much for your great notes, everyone! I am really happy you enjoyed this image and let me know your thoughts about it! Thank you!

Susana Matos September 18, 2004

Congratulations, very mystical beautiful photo!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #788429

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