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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Dougan Lake Sunset








This post is for Sky Watch Friday and Weekend Reflections.  Also try out these wonderful memes.. Scenic Sunday, Simple as That Sunday and Straight Out of the Camera Sunday.   That gets me through the weekend!   Thanks to the bloggers who host these fun memes.  Please join up with them for some more great shots.

I don't have much more to write about Dougan lake or Dougans Lake other than it is beautiful.  (I did another post on it here).  So I will describe how I took these pictures.  We were driving home from a day at Cowichan Lake and it was late. I could see this sunset taking shape all along the drive.  I wanted so much to capture it at Dougans so when hubby stopped the car I ran out fast, took lots of shots and ...realized later I still had the camera hoodie on and on incorrectly so it was showing.....I kept snapping away and moving closer to the water not aware of where I was putting my feet.  So some of the photos were taken with my feet right in the water over my boots! What we do for a shot.   Happy Weekend everyone.
(yes people walked into my shots and yes straight out of camera!)





30 comments:

Gary said...

All are really well done. The colour bands are stunning. Boom & gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

hannah said...

Hello there,
I like your skies, and your water as well. The background image is startling.

Sylvia K said...

What a beautiful, peaceful way to end a day! Your captures are superb and such a lovely place! Thanks for sharing the beauty! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!!

Sylvia

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Wonderful scenes.

Regards and best wishes

eileeninmd said...

What a gorgeous scene, I love it. the sky and reflection are so colorful and pretty. Thanks for sharing, happy skywatching!

Pat said...

These are all stunning photos! I love the various pastel "Easter egg" colors in the sky and in the reflections.

Jim said...

Really beautiful shots.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Rambling Woods said...

I love all the pinks and purples...

thomas said...

Wow!Beautiful sunset and reflections.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Gorgeous, doesn't even begin to describe these scenes.

chubskulit said...

So beautiful!

Written in the Sky

Indrani said...

The one with the boat in the frame is fantastic!

LadyFi said...

Wow - so amazingly serene and beautiful!

VaishVijay said...

Marvelous captures! I'm following you through Google Friend connect...

Tammy said...

What beautiful photos! The colors are so lovely; I especially like the shots with the boat!

ladyfi said...

Wow - these shots are pure magic! So glad you got your feet wet so we could enjoy these spectacular skies.

- Yvonaut -
Das sind Raphael und Yvonne
said...

Very nice pictures!
Fantastic sunset!
Many greetings
Yvonne & Raphael

Emille said...

Such beautiful sunset pics! Especially the one with the row boat in front is very painterly!

Linda said...

Beautiful photos! I loved the effect that the boat gave in the foreground!

edenhills said...

These are beautiful!

Carole M. said...

beautiful sunset photos

Nadege, said...

Beautiful sunset sky...I love the first shot, lovely composition.

Cryingbear said...

Very nice colors, I love them!

RNSANE said...

Absolutely spectacular scenes...seems a very long way from home ( San Francisco ), especially after my four month sojourn ( wonderful ) in India is drawing to a close.

My Scenic Sunday is at:
http://rnsane.blogspot.in/2012/03/scenic-sunday-mysore-palace-mysore.html#links

Tiago Braga said...

Hello =) I found your blog, during a visit to a friend's blog, and i decicded to come here to vistit you, i like what i saw, always good photos with very wise and kind words =) i will come back soon!

Perfect sunset, look at this fantastic colors :O Georgeous

Hugs from Portugal =)

Lighthousegal said...

Your photos are all truly Amazing! Each one is awesome. You sure can not tell that they were taken in a rush.
Awesome Job!!
Happy Sunday!

Susan said...

Such beautiful photos! Beautiful colors!

bettyl said...

Always a wonderful sight! Nicely done.

Jaymi said...

wow these are stunning landscapes!!

Island Rambles Blog said...

Thank you all for coming to my sunset party. Wow! So Many! I think it is amongst the most that have come to see me and write me a letter at this site since the older days, long ago when I was a blogger on another site when blogging started.

All things change, even blogging changes now as there is new social media sites to compete.

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