Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lakes

Wednesday’s Photos

More Winter Landscapes

Once you have truly found your focus for beautiful spots around you, rain or shine, you find good places to photograph almost everywhere. I believe that before this winter comes  to an end (at the Arrow Lakes winter follows very well the seasons posted on the calendar), I will find a few more pictures to create another post or two. I hope you will continue to enjoy viewing the images. By the way, I do a bit of post-processing with Affinity Photo, a powerful editing tool available at a reasonable cost.

Nakusp

#1 View from the Nakusp Promenade

Dragon Teeth

#2 Last Winter’s Icy Dragon Teeth

Glistening Stones

#3 Evening Light at the Fauquier Boat Dock

Ice Snow Water

#4 Log Booms Encased in Ice

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sunset

#5 Sunset at Fauquier, BC, Canada

You can also view my photo stream at flickr.com. Photos are taken mostly from the Arrow Lakes area. Simply search for Peter Klopp under people.

To gauge a little more accurately the scores for the pictures for last week’s photos, I used a mathematical approach with the following formula. First, second and third choice was given 5 points, 3 points and 1 point respectively. There were more than 20 participants for last week’s evaluation, which yielded the following results.

  • #1 – 15 points Fungus Covered Branches
  • #2 – 30 points Berries Ready for the Picking in Winter
  • #3 – 44 points Cattails above a Frozen Pond – First Place
  • #4 – 33 points Thriving Ground Fungus
  • #5 – 27 points Seed Pods over the Arrow Lake

You are invited to evaluate the photos again. Simply write down 3 numbers indicating your preference, like 4-1-3 for example. Have fun!

42 comments

  1. Rashmi Gopal Rao · January 24, 2018

    Love the ‘frozen’ pics!

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  2. Fountains Of Hope Poetry · January 24, 2018

    Lovely pictures.

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  3. Nurul Fitri Lubis · January 24, 2018

    4-2-1 .. Lovely shots, Peter..

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  4. Amy · January 24, 2018

    2 1 5. Number 2 really blew me away. What an amazing photograph! I love them all, but that’s my favorite.

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  5. Jodi · January 24, 2018

    These are all beautiful – #4 catches my eye the most 🙂

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  6. Edda · January 24, 2018

    Hallo, Peter!
    Ich hab mich für die Reihenfolge 2,1, 4 entschieden! Herrliche Fotos allesamt!👍
    Gute Heimfahrt!!!!!🌼🌸
    Liebe Grüße!
    Edda

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    • Peter Klopp · January 24, 2018

      Vielen Dank für deine Wahl, liebe Edda! Noch eine letzte Behandlung bei der Klinik, dann geht es nach Hause, juchhe!

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      • Edda · January 24, 2018

        Wir freuen uns so mit Dir!!!🙋🙋🙋

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  7. Alok Singhal · January 24, 2018

    I would say the 2nd one is pretty good. I don’t do post-processing at all – nature should be enjoyed in its true form 🙂

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    • Peter Klopp · January 24, 2018

      Thank you, Alok! I appreciate your comment on post-processing. Sometimes the eyes see things differently especially in difficult light situations. Then and only then do I give the image a little tweak to make look as I did see it.

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  8. Robert Parker · January 24, 2018

    This time, as simple as 1, 2, 3 for me.
    But all of these are excellent. I love that dragon’s teeth shot.
    The first second I saw the frozen log boom, it registered as a line of railroad cars, iced over on a bridge.

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  9. arv! · January 24, 2018

    Great pictures. My favorite is #4 and also #1.
    I don’t do post processing of pictures, except for auto color correction.

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  10. Edda · January 24, 2018

    Wir freuen uns so mit Dir!!!🙋🙋🙋

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  11. kopfundgestalt · January 24, 2018

    I would prefer 4 over 3 and 3 over 2, so 4,3,2. 🙂

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  12. Pure Glory · January 24, 2018

    5., 2., 1., All the photos are beautiful! Thank you for sharing them.

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  13. taphian · January 24, 2018

    The second photo is really impressive, dear Peter. I thought you were taking this photo out of the mouth of a whale:9 Kind regards from warm Hamburg (13 degrees!) Mitza

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  14. thecedarjournal · January 24, 2018

    2,4,1. Is this like fantasy football ? If we pick the winner several weeks in a row we win a pt of Canadian gold?

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  15. crowcanyonjournal · January 24, 2018

    Nice shots, Peter! I like # 3, 4 and 5 best.

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  16. ruthfreter · January 24, 2018

    Hi Peter! Welch schöne Bilder! Meine Favoriten sind: 5,4,1. Aber eigentlich sind alle schön – kalendermässig – Liebe Grüsse Ruth

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  17. myexpressionofthoughtsblog · January 24, 2018

    Beautiful post and magnificent pictures

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  18. Nasuko · January 24, 2018

    3-4-5
    #3,I like the best,because,Sunlight appears to Hope, Shiny:D
    I will search flicker” Peter Klopp ” 😀

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  19. entdeckeengland · January 25, 2018

    Again very difficult to decide. The dragon‘s teeth have to come first. What a great shot! And then #3 and #1

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  20. Ankur Mithal · January 29, 2018

    The Dragon Teeth are a nice capture! As our the others, but I found that one to be a unique composition.

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    • Peter Klopp · January 30, 2018

      I am happy to read you like the Dragon Teeth for its unusual perspective, Ankur!

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  21. Ruth · January 30, 2018

    Like paintings, every one!

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  22. Tiny · February 1, 2018

    Lovely shots, Peter!

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  23. Bun Karyudo · February 3, 2018

    It’s hard to say. Perhaps 4-2-3-5-1, but even 1 is very good.

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    • Peter Klopp · February 4, 2018

      I take it as a compliment when you struggle with deciding on the best picture in the set of five, Bun. Thank you! By the way the evaluation game ended as of last week.

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      • Bun Karyudo · February 8, 2018

        Oh dear, I’m behind the times as usual! All of the photographs really were very good, though.

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