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I took this photo at Cherington Lake. it's not far from where I live and it's a great place for walks in all four seasons and at any time of the day.

"The Avening stream, the only natural watercourse in the parish, runs westwards through the valley and opens into Cherington pond which was dug in the mid 18th century, presumably as part of a general improvement of the manor estate c. 1740. The lake afforded facilities for boating and fishing; in 1876 the activity of poachers was mentioned. " (British History Online)

Yesterday there was no wind and the lake was at its best with wonderful reflections and colours.

f16 1/25th natural morning light zoom at 18mm

Hoping you will enjoy this photo and leave comments, critique or advice.

Thank you for all your comments on my frozen plant posted yesterday. They are always appreciated.

Have a nice evening,

Tags: Gloucestershire Digitally manipulated Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Tetbury Cherington lake

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Bodiewil 10 46 Wales
13 Dec 2007 7:47PM
Lovely image Jean-Noel, wonderful reflections


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13 Dec 2007 7:48PM
a pleasing reflective image, nice one
13 Dec 2007 7:48PM
Lovely sky and reflections Jean.

Richsr 10 91 223 England
13 Dec 2007 7:51PM
like the colours and reflection in this - well captured.
helenlinda Plus
10 344 22 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2007 7:59PM
A lovely place. I particularly like how the clouds fill the sky and the water here
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2007 8:24PM
This is wonderful Jean-Noel. Such great reflection and that slight layer of mist gives it a touch of fairy tale.
GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2007 8:53PM
Lovely reflections captured. Good shot.
Marilyn x
cantona43 Plus
12 924 4 England
13 Dec 2007 8:54PM
superb shot jean wonderful colour and super reflections
jaktis 13 84 Sweden
13 Dec 2007 8:54PM
That thin layer off mist is great

Grim1 10 49 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2007 9:37PM
Love the layer of mist!
microchip 10 1 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2007 9:42PM
Super reflections ,It has been said but the layer of mist sets the photo off well,good capture,
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
13 Dec 2007 10:01PM
Lovely reflections and sense of serenity in this peaceful and superbly composed lakeside scene
phototime 11 8 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2007 10:12PM
Beautiful shot,like the reflections and the thin layer of mist there.

derekv 10 3 England
13 Dec 2007 10:16PM
Gorgeous shot, J-N, as you say beautiful reflections, and I love the mistiness.
AlanC1 10 1 England
13 Dec 2007 10:21PM
excellent image
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
13 Dec 2007 10:22PM
Love the way the mist is drifting across the lake.
Great shot

piccy 11 8 Wales
13 Dec 2007 11:56PM
Super reflections, especially like the clouds and the mist.
Hop-A-Long 10 52 1 England
14 Dec 2007 12:00AM
Great shot. Superb reflections.
rmr 10 1 Wales
14 Dec 2007 12:46AM
super image comments as above
well done
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
14 Dec 2007 12:50AM
Absolutely gorgeous-- both the place and the reflections!

Brilane 11 5 12 Wales
14 Dec 2007 12:51AM
A beautiful picture.
We used to have boating on our lake, but it was stopped a few years ago, due to EU Regs.
Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
14 Dec 2007 2:26AM
What a lovely image with wonderful reflections.
TyChee 12 275 1 United States
14 Dec 2007 2:30AM
Beautiful composition and great reflections.
robincoombes 10 1 5 Wales
14 Dec 2007 7:16AM
Gentle image
Scott_Scot 12 4 4 Scotland
14 Dec 2007 8:51AM
Great wee line of mist!

bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
14 Dec 2007 1:07PM
Super reflections, particularly the clouds.
Thank you very much. Jean-NoŽl
Nigel_95 Plus
11 260 2 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2007 12:06PM
Love the mist and reflection.

JudeC 10 6 3 England
16 Dec 2007 6:27PM
Wow - stunning reflections - Jude.

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