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It's real :D

One of my most favorite shots of all time, I've been using it as a wallpaper for months.

Location: Garibaldi Lake, Garibaldi Provincial Park, Beautiful British Columbia, Canada.
Equipment: Nikon D90 + Tokina 11-16mm + Tiffen Polarizer.
Processing: Photomatix Pro 4.1 and Photoshop CS5 from 3 RAW exposures.
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Image size
900x600px 499.11 KB
Shutter Speed
800/100000 second
Focal Length
11 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Aug 31, 2011, 6:43:22 PM
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CharlotteTheDeranged's avatar
NinkSkoir's avatar
This is so gorgeous! :heart:
lilfixit's avatar
I used to believe that there was no possible way nature could actually look like this with that lighting.
Then I went to Lake Tahoe.
So...maybe the trees wouldn't be that golden while the water was that blue. But those colors can definitely be naturally achieved.

Still not a fan of obvious post-processing myself, but this sure is a beautiful piece.
JS-Studio's avatar
gees !!! amazing
Wezlo's avatar
fishofglass's avatar
5ulth4n's avatar
what a wonderfull world...
JudasCain's avatar
LSD-o-vision! o.o
grzesznica's avatar
Beautiful colours.
SkyDragonElements's avatar
the rainbow on the earth :)
stangfreak66's avatar
Wow, great shot! Definitely putting British Columbia on the bucket list. All of the lakes I have seen pictures are downright gorgeous.
blackwxtch's avatar
I've been studying this for a while, just this photo, and I'm thinking that this location may play a part in my fiction...
I've never seen anywhere quite as beautiful...
IvanAndreevich's avatar
In the right light, it sure is.
LostWolfDE's avatar
Is there a chance to get this in a higer resolution, for use as a wallpaper?
mariapeque's avatar
estan hermoso ;3
huggaholic's avatar
Incredible! What a beautiful place :D
speedark's avatar
pinctraeth's avatar
Stunning shot, just wonderful!!
Ninarry's avatar
This is just breathtaking O.O
SerenaDream's avatar
Wow! That's a wonderful shot! I LOVE the colours! :wow:

I have a question: the "Camera Data" says that the shutter speed is 800/100000. What does it mean? :? 

I thought camera's shutter speed could only be something like 1/125 or 1/4000.

IvanAndreevich's avatar
Divide by 800 and you get the shutter speed in a format you are used to ;)
sharif9991's avatar
do you have a higher resolution of this wonderful picture and can i use it as my wallpaper 
IvanAndreevich's avatar
I do, but I have no immediate plans to share it. 
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