Lake Bled, Sort of

Lake Bled #1

Lake Bled #1

Lake Bled is a beautiful mountain town in Slovenia.  There are some cheap hostels here but I opted for a 4 star hotel with a lake view room.  When near water I look for reflections and optical distortions, then morph these into colorful abstract images.  Just to prove I was there, two sort of typical photos of the lake and surrounding mountains are included.  Well, they are as typical as I can get.

39 responses

  1. K. A. Brace

    Loved “Kake Bed #1″ and “Reeds”. >KB

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    May 7, 2014 at 8:25 am

  2. wow – so beautiful.

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    May 7, 2014 at 8:28 am

  3. Gorgeous work!

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    May 7, 2014 at 8:29 am

  4. If my daughter saw these spectacular images she’d force me onto a plane – stunning…and yes, I want to go. Gorgeous photos – wow :-)
    AnnMarie

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    May 7, 2014 at 8:32 am

    • Ann, resistance is futile… Thank you.

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      May 7, 2014 at 8:34 am

      • I know – I can’t believe those images – one couldn’t paint that – surreal. So I don’t feel like a guilty mom, I’m marching upstairs right now, entering my daughter’s room and adding to her list of – Places I’m Going to See :-)
        AnnMarie

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        May 7, 2014 at 8:40 am

        • I have lots of abstracts, some shot in Houston’s public parks 10 minutes from my home. Scroll down and look around.

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          May 7, 2014 at 8:41 am

        • I will do just that.

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          May 7, 2014 at 8:45 am

        • I see I must follow now that I know you’re not only exceptionally talented – you’re nice. In my book that equals follow (but most importantly – the nice part ;-) )
          AnnMarie
          Have a glorious picture-capturing week!

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          May 7, 2014 at 8:55 am

        • Thank you AnnMarie, good luck with your duties as a mom.

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          May 7, 2014 at 8:56 am

        • You’re welcome and thanks for the luck. I begin each day with fingers crossed and end each day with hugs and a prayer ;-)
          AnnMarie

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          May 7, 2014 at 8:58 am

        • Keep that attitude and everything will be fine.

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          May 7, 2014 at 8:59 am

        • :-)

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          May 7, 2014 at 9:08 am

  5. Amazing pics…first and second pic is just wow…

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    May 7, 2014 at 8:53 am

  6. One of the most beautiful places in Europe!

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    May 7, 2014 at 9:16 am

  7. Wonderfully imaginative images in this series.

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    May 7, 2014 at 10:00 am

  8. I love the upside down house!

    Lily

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    May 7, 2014 at 12:26 pm

  9. Those colour abstracts are incredible!

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    May 7, 2014 at 12:41 pm

  10. Simply stunning work!

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    May 7, 2014 at 12:45 pm

  11. WOWZA – that is so cool!
    It would make a great piece of art – very large – hanging behind someone’s sofa in a tropical climate! All white room – and that amazing splash of color!

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    May 7, 2014 at 1:33 pm

  12. Great shots, I too love the Lake Bled #1 for its artistic slant but I also like the row boat raceway. Looks to be a lovely place to visit.

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    May 7, 2014 at 3:20 pm

    • Thank you. Today I will drive around in the mountains.

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      May 7, 2014 at 8:07 pm

      • What hire car do you have, anything interesting?

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        May 8, 2014 at 2:29 am

        • VW Sharan, seats 7, 2L diesel. I stopped it to take a picture, get back in and the power steering quit working. Drove 18K on twisty mountain roads, almost impossible. Stopped for a minute, back on, power steering working. Just called the rental company to complain. My arms are sore.

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          May 8, 2014 at 8:33 am

        • Oh no! Hope you get something better as a replacement :-)

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          May 8, 2014 at 11:51 am

        • I am finding that dealing with the rental company is impossible. I call, they will not give an answer. They want to call back. They Know I don’t have a working mobile. They call the hotel back, and we are out to dinner.

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          May 8, 2014 at 12:41 pm

        • They will not replace it without charge unless we can start it and the trouble light goes on. Since the problem is intermittent, that is the same as saying they will not replace it without charge. If the PS goes out at the right time, I might die.

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          May 8, 2014 at 3:46 pm

  13. Beautiful, beautiful!

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    May 7, 2014 at 3:23 pm

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