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Nightfall

By WhiteRose1  
Lake Inle is in the Shan Province of Burma. It is suffering from the environmental effects of increased population and rapid growth in both agriculture and tourism. During the 65-year period from 1935 to 2000, the net open water area of Inle Lake decreased by a third, with development of floating garden agriculture. This is one of the hotels built on stilts in the Lake. Transport to and from the hotel is provided by motorised canoes! Surprisingly it was free from mosquitoes whilst we were there.

Iso400, 3.2 secs, f13, 15mm, travel tripod and remote.

Dave

v2 added with the slight skew as mentioned by Moira.

Tags: Night Burma Low light Landscape and travel Inle lake

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nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
11 Jan 2013 8:10AM
A quality shot of a wonderful place, Dave!

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CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
11 Jan 2013 8:12AM
So calm and peaceful Dave, what a wonderful place to stay. Carol
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 8:20AM
great comp dave wonderful colour and light belting detail a cracker nice one Wink
andy
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
11 Jan 2013 8:26AM
Love the peaceful tranquility of this beautiful scene.

Albert
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 8:37AM
Sunning scene beautifully captured.
rontear Plus
12 8 7 England
11 Jan 2013 8:40AM
Trouble in paradise Dave, a beautiful outlook.
Ron.
Jellyfire 4 41 4 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 8:43AM
What I wouldn't give to be sat there having a drink and looking at that view instead of out of the train window at the fog! Cracking pic Dave
A great shot of this peaceful place Dave. Lovely light and colours

Effrossini
Tibetan 3 3 England
11 Jan 2013 8:54AM
Excellent low light shot Dave, love the colours looks very peaceful, would love to be there doing a bit of fishing lol. in comfort, great photo Dave, like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
11 Jan 2013 9:01AM
Beautiful low light capture Dave,
Fred.
11 Jan 2013 9:02AM
A stunning picture, Dave!
Beautiful lighting and colours.

Richard
abeeror2 3 22 Australia
11 Jan 2013 9:09AM
Beautiful image but theres no fish moving.TongueTongueTongue
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
11 Jan 2013 9:12AM
A time of day that you love, your being able to capture the light and colours so well, no matter whether on the Thames or far flung parts of the globe as here.
Lovely composition and of course an interesting narrative which seems to describe the problems faced by so many other spots.
Ronnie.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 841 1373 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 9:15AM
I find this very telling. The bar area is like a little haven with its lights to invite the weary traveller. But the background waterscape looks so dejected.
Being a bit nit-picky here - I want to skew the top left corner up a degree.
Moira
CaroleS Plus
5 366 3 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 9:23AM
Well composed and well controlled light.
Carole
Herge88 Plus
8 40 4 England
11 Jan 2013 9:34AM
A beautiful and serene image.

Best Matt
Trev_B Plus
9 146 68 England
11 Jan 2013 9:50AM
Simply put.... Tranquility.

Trev
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 10:09AM
A lovely image Dave, with the added light captured
amazing
Lillian
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
11 Jan 2013 10:09AM
Lovely image here Dave.

Ken
achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
11 Jan 2013 10:14AM
Awesome Twilight capture Dave, so peaceful.

Regards

Trev.
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
11 Jan 2013 10:45AM
The end of a perfect day - beautiful capture.
Joan.
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 10:49AM
Awesome view with rich velvety blues.
Love the lights and their reflection son verandah.
KateGrinGrinGrin
11 Jan 2013 11:14AM
beautiful serene shot.
regards
Lulu x
rayme330 Plus
4 17 1 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 11:14AM
You have captured an idyllic sense of calm and serenity in this wonderful scene, Dave.

Ray
mex Plus
8 23 3 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 11:15AM
Very nice view dave.
cheers phil.
11 Jan 2013 11:24AM
Very interesting images. Deep
danbrann Plus
11 567 16
11 Jan 2013 11:28AM
Stunningly beautiful Dave. A pleasure to view.
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
11 Jan 2013 11:34AM
So serene and beautiful
11 Jan 2013 11:50AM
A beautiful scene, with lovely light, Dave. V2's better with the horizon straightened Smile
Trev Smile
11 Jan 2013 12:09PM
I have switched into dreamland with this beauty ,......
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
11 Jan 2013 12:13PM
What a fine place to sit an mull over the day with a glass in hand.
EAS 6 1 13 Scotland
11 Jan 2013 1:30PM
Magical! Love the light and the composition.

Ann
nikshot 6 9 1 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 2:03PM
Roll on holiday time, makes you want to be there, or any place warm---- with a drinkSmileSmileSmileSmile
Great low light work Dave.

Nick
11 Jan 2013 2:34PM
Beautiful light.
Cliff
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 2:44PM
Quite different from night life by the Thames SmileSmile
Helen
AnneWorner Plus
8 620 43 United States
11 Jan 2013 2:51PM
A little slice of paradise - a shame that man's encroachment is destroying it.

Anne
Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
11 Jan 2013 2:58PM
This is such a beautiful atmospheric photo Dave !! Excellent !!
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 3:13PM
Great shot. Looks very calming and a wonderful place to chill out!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan
11 Jan 2013 3:29PM
Lovely capture of the low lights.Those small lights really set the whole off nicely.Well composed and taken.GrinGrin
11 Jan 2013 3:44PM
A stunning image that conveys peace and tranquility Dave
Jim
Fefe Plus
4 21 31 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 3:50PM
This is stunning Dave................... wonderful relaxing image!

Like the sound of the travel tripod........... I might get some good shots of butterflies with one of thoseWinkWinkGrin
Diane
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
11 Jan 2013 3:54PM
Gorgeous shot and scene, Dave, and very interesting info. And yeah, V2 does work better, actually.

Andrew
11 Jan 2013 5:11PM
Ah... I would come here for a couple of days ...Smile
Regards Valery
HELANA 6 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 5:26PM
Very interesting place Dave, and very interesting light as well.Your night images are always spot on.The scenery is what the doctor recommend for peace and quiet. Grate image[again]
ElenaGrinGrinGrin
11 Jan 2013 6:42PM
pretty photograph GrinGrin interesting write up GrinGrin
Bob_V 8 1 2 United States
11 Jan 2013 6:43PM
These are awesome Dave, so peaceful and serene.
Bob
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 7:39PM
Wow - what a magical place Dave. A perfect capture and I can imagine sitting here with my g&t and then I'd miss the shot!
Ann
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 8:23PM
A truly lovely image Dave very well captured. a really top notch capture.
Metty 3 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 8:56PM
Great image Dave it looks a lovely place Smile Smile
hasslebladuk 6 1 6 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 9:55PM
Fab shots so still love it
mike
pdcche 5 4 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 10:35PM
Absolutely stunning Dave, Peter..
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
11 Jan 2013 11:19PM
A very inviting glow. V2 does benefit from Moira's suggestion.
A nice blue hour image, Dave.
-=\Walter
11 Jan 2013 11:48PM
Whatever you upload, Dave, is truly breathtaking, as always!SmileSmileSmileTongueTongue And this one is not a difference!SmileTongue
AniaWink
JimV 9 6 3 Canada
12 Jan 2013 5:57AM
Beautiful scene Dave, despite all the problems the lake is experiencing by your account, the light is just sublime!
Rgds., Jim
12 Jan 2013 9:49AM
Beautiful, so tranquil and serene Dave! No stress going on there!

I wore the flowers, walked in bare feet, had the tie-dyed T shirts, but not Ron!!! Thanks for the compliment!!?

Maggie GrinGrinGrin
Lovely low light capture Dave well exposed and taken.

John
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
12 Jan 2013 10:43AM
Exquisite combination of natural and artificial light Dave.
Rende
12 Jan 2013 12:59PM
looks like a very fine spot nicely captured David

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
12 Jan 2013 4:09PM
peaceful tranquility and amazing colours
xwang Plus
6 32 7
12 Jan 2013 5:01PM
Beautiful indeed.. Dave. I like the blue colour..
carper123 Plus
4 745 8 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2013 8:30PM
Wonderful, Dave, you have caught the moment and lighting superbly, v2 for me with the better horizontal horizon i think.
well thought out and put together.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2013 5:59AM
Super composition Dave love the colours, shame I've missed the opportunity to give my award it certainly deserves one.
Rob
13 Jan 2013 8:41AM
Such a lovely image - well captured. A
13 Jan 2013 8:53AM
Fantastic atmosphere Dave, wonderful image all round.

John Smile
13 Jan 2013 12:26PM
Perfect aperture for the lights, lovely shot Dave.
Rick
Humblebee 3 1 England
15 Jan 2013 12:20AM
Sorry I'm a bit late here, but what a super image Dave. You are, without doubt the master of these low light shots ... Carol Grin
PaulLiley 6 2 13 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 9:37AM
Great low light shot Dave and interesting write up. Paul
Bonico 5 Romania
22 Jan 2013 9:21AM
Like it too.
Bogdan
Superb shot......
31 Jan 2013 10:34AM
Love this Dave - a beautifully tranquil sceneSmile
supernatural...ultimate perfection in mirroring, *chapeau* WinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink
like 7d shots...

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