Monochrome Madness – Water in the lake

Today I have a photo from Lake Learmonth that I took a couple of months ago.

I went there a couple of years ago and the lake was basically empty, but with all the rain we have had in the last year or so the lake filled up.

If you want to see the photos from the first trip click here.

I did some long exposures there and I have done this one for you. It was taken during the day but I darkened it and put a blue tone over the top of it. Not sure about it, and after putting it here decided maybe the blue was too strong so I pulled it back. The image at the top is the original blue.


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  1. Hi! Just found your site. I was drawn by this image to read your comments and I think I agree with you that it’s too blue. The second edit is blue but the measure I always like to throw at myself is does it look authentic. However powerful edits are, I want to believe the image is possible…that I could walk up that day and see what you see. I will post a similar photo from a very early morning in Santa Monica off the pier and ask you the same. Lovely to meet here Leanne. 📸🙏🏼

  2. Love this and the blue tone. It’s haunting(ly beautiful) and reminds me of Camp Crystal Lake/Friday the 13th! Uh oh! ❤️ 😮

    1. What a great comment, I always love hearing what people see in my images or what the remind them off. Thank you so much.

  3. Fascinating illusion: the cloudy sky looks like the underside of a flat roof about 2 meters above the pier, supported by square columns that are really the pilings.

    1. I liked the blue, but I was worried that it might be too strong, it is still on the other image, but it is a lot more subtle. Thank you.

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