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Lake Titicaca


Lake Titicaca
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Copyright: Joris Matthe (Tenfold) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 85 W: 15 N: 138] (932)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-10-17
Categories: Nature
Camera: Canon A570IS
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-06-03 3:34
Viewed: 2764
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 10
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Hi

After a short Scotland intermezzo (maybe there will be more), back to Bolivia. The northwest this time. It’s not my best post. I have the feeling it’s more about the frame than the Titicaca lake itself ;-) But an experiment none the less.
-Flipped the image horizontally
-Copied the original version ‘layer via cut’ and made a background
-Copied the background ‘layer via copy’ (there are two layers and the original image now)
-Cut out the center (95% of the whole image) of one of the backgrounds
-Applied ‘Filter – Distort - Shear’ to create the waves

Lake Titicaca is, at an altitude of around 3750m, the heighest navigable water in the world. It’s north border is Peruvian soil, it’s southern is Bolivian territory. This was taken at the top of the hill next to Copacabana (hard climb !). Inca Legend says that the sun was born on an island in lake Titicaca (Isla del Sol) and that the Inca’s set out from that island to establish their empire.

Thanks for having a look and take care.

Joris

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  • chrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4430 W: 637 N: 9632] (55124)
  • [2008-06-03 4:07]

Hi Joris

An unusual buckled frame. Impeccable sharpness with subtle reflections in the lake. Excellent colour & contrast. Smart choice of a panoramic format. Tfs!

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  • Dot Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1583 W: 40 N: 3488] (13942)
  • [2008-06-03 6:25]

HI Joris
I love the soft detailed appearance of your photo, the water has the softbrush technique used by renowned artists with their oil paints.
Good composition and pp.
Dot

;)
Very interesting frame indeed! but i quite like what you have done with the view too, waves on the lake titicaca!! thats unusual! ;)
Superb view!
LuDivine

Excellent peace of art. Goood landscape.

Wonderfull capture. I like it very much. Nice work too. Congratulation. Clanyi

Hello !
I love the effect you have given to the water of the lake! It's soft and full of reflects!
Very beautiful panoramic landscape!
The frame is very original, and for me well done!
Congratulations!
Carine

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