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Lake Taupo

By Guernseydan  
After several miserable days in Rotorua and Taupo I thought I was going to miss the chance of any photos from this area.

Another miserable evening and I decided it was a non starter so my lady and I wandered into Taupo's centre for some food when the sky parted and the most stunning light beamed over the lake.

A mad sprint back to the hostel to grab my gear and a desperate dash to an area on the lake I had scouted before meant I was there in time to capture this stunning moment.

Thanks for looking!


Tags: North Lake Island New zealand Landscape and travel Taupo

Voters: helenlinda, raygregson, Ian-Munro and 54 more

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excellent capture.ray

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helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 9:11AM
Worth all that effort. Its such a good idea to know exactly where you want to take a shot once the right conditions arrive.
Ian-Munro 10 200 15 Wales
5 Nov 2008 9:12AM
Superb image.

Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 9:13AM
Well worth all the rushing about that sky is gorgeous
BillyGoatGruff 11 191 199 England
5 Nov 2008 9:15AM
This is superb, Dan.
jenquest 15 561 1 Tokelau
5 Nov 2008 9:26AM
Beautiful and serene.
pmorgan 11 217 13 England
5 Nov 2008 9:27AM
Exceptional Dan!

Techno Plus
9 2.7k 8 England
5 Nov 2008 9:35AM
Top Draw!
GrahamNobles 10 9 4 England
5 Nov 2008 9:35AM
That's a cracker
JohnParminter 11 1.3k 14 England
5 Nov 2008 9:36AM
An excellent shot Dan, particularly like the rocks are prominent and the dramatic sky.
MikeBonsall 12 474 3 Guernsey
5 Nov 2008 9:55AM
That's great Dan. The detail beneath the water and the reflected clouds and light are beautiful.

RosePhoto 11 5 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 9:57AM
Superb shot. Love the light.
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 9:59AM
DOGSBODY 9 1.4k 30 England
5 Nov 2008 10:20AM
Lovely seascape. It is good to see one with detail in the water. Andy
arhb Plus
10 3.4k 68 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 10:31AM
A great capture - stunning image.
Guernseydan 11 37 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 10:47AM
Thanks everyone! I'm glad it's had a good response, it's a personal favourite of mine.

janet 15 27 England
5 Nov 2008 10:56AM
A beautiful capture! Stunning indeed.

cheesey 12 2 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 10:58AM
Lovely colours, comp and light. Great shot.
looboss 11 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 1:05PM
beautiful colours and clarity to the shot!
martinl 14 269 2 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2008 2:21PM
Know that feeling of rushing around like a madman trying to get where I want to be when the light is right. Well worth your effort here Dan.
28 Jan 2009 8:41AM
Simply stunning. Love the light. Barry

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