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Friday, August 21, 2009

PhotoHunt - Ripples

While going through my photo archives, I stumbled upon some photos of water ripples and I think this seems like a good choice to share for this week's photohunt.

During our trip to Switzerland, we took a lake cruise towards the vast serene lakes of Lucerne. Everywhere I turned, I noticed majestic views of lush greenery and water ripples like these were very interesting to observe.

The crisp mountain air combined with the panoramic view was lovely and it was nice to sit on board and feel the breeze and watched the ripples moving across the water.

The last two shots were taken during a canal tour in Amsterdam on autumn days. Amsterdam's maze of waterways has certainly become a symbol of the city.

As can be seen in the picture, that's a glass covered touring boat with autumn trees reflected in ripples of water in the canals .

The canals seemed like busy streets and most of the time, we noticed numerous tour boats, rowing boats, peddle boats, sailing boats, and barges passed by. Seriously, it's quite the norm for some locals to live on the water where a number of houseboats lined the canals. The shot above shows gentle ripples and reflections on the water's surface caused by the motion of the boat we were in.


First Commenter - Mei Teng

52 comments:

  1. The 3rd photo's really pretty. I like autumn colours.

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  2. You have been to some amazing places. I like the looks of Lucerne. The mountains struck me as well as the nice ripples.

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  3. The lakes and mountains are stunning.

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  4. Wow these are terrific!! How wonderful that you have visited all of these places. Great shots too! Thanks for sharing and happy weekend!
    Jackie:-)

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  5. Fascinating shots for the theme, I love water pictures :)
    Happy PH!

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  6. Wow..lovely view of Switzerland.

    My entry this week : in HERE. I hope you have time to visit. Thanks

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  7. Wah so nice your pics LR, I love pic number 3 the best! So scenic! :)

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  8. Swiss ripples, how delightful. Happy weekend.

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  9. These are such wonderful shots. I love seeing photos of water and your are very nice. I'm going to love this week's theme!

    Happy weekend.

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  10. THose are all beautiful shots and perfect for the theme.

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  11. The light shining on the water is awesome and shows off the ripples to perfection.

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  12. Indeed these photos are a good choice LR! Your archive must be very big huh! :D

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  13. Ouh...so these photos are showing your lake cruise in Switzerland. I see. The ripples created by the movement of the boat is beautiful! Not too obvious...but is coherent to each other. :)

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  14. The canals are like street? I guess this must be one of the locals top transportation means? :)

    Anyway thanks for sharing LR! Have a great week end ok.

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  15. i love the big ripples on the last photo =) very nice! great sceneries too. I would love a scenic water ride like that too.

    happy weekend!

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  16. Looking at your water photos is very soothing. :)

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  17. My first reaction -- before reading your comments -- were... This ain't Penang! And right I was! ;b

    Nice pics to remember what must have been a wonderful holiday by. :)

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  18. Lovely shots of lots of water ripples. I agree, water ripples are great for the theme.

    Happy weekend!

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  19. All pictures are awesome nice entries. Happy PH and weekend too. Mine is ready.

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  20. your photos are all beautiful.

    happy weekend

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  21. Beautiful, soft flowing ripples and love the reflections as well!

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  22. Love your ripples! These scenes seem so tranquil and calming... :-)

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  23. Beautiful shots - I liked the rippling trees and mountains as well.

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  24. Beautiful pictures, I think I like the last one the best.

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  25. When I saw the second photo, I decided to comment that it was my favorite. Then I saw the 3rd one and then the 4th. They are all gorgeous!

    http://blondesherry.blogspot.com/2009/08/ph-ripples-and-more-ripples.html

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  26. All are incredible photos-- such scenery! I have GOT to see Switzerland someday.

    Mine is up! I hope you have a chance to visit.
    New York Traveler.net

    Have a great weekend!
    Mrs. Mecomber

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  27. Wow I had a 2nd look see and I love them all. However, your last shot of the ship in the harbor is my favorite I do believe.
    Jackie

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  28. Oh yes I forgot to say thanks for dropping by and you were my first visitor so you get some free link love!
    Happy weekend,
    Jackie

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  29. I'm going to hop over and join your community at MBL first and then add your link!

    Once again these are great shares. You take awesome shots!!
    Hugs,
    Jackie:-)

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  30. Wow, cool pics of the ripples. Have a nice weekend. My water ripple is in Thailand.
    http://tangcyee.com/?p=822
    CY

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  31. Beautiful photos. I can almost hear the putt-putt of boat as it moves across the lake. And I love the Amsterdam photos especially your 3rd photo. It is so typical of a late fall Dutch city but very different view of Amsterdam.

    Great job

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  32. Beautiful shots. That was a fun to see several different places. Nice choice for this weeks theme.

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  33. great shots...mine is water too

    http://chuchieshideaway.blogspot.com/2009/08/photohunt-18-ripples.html

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  34. Switzerland looks absolutely wonderful. One day I'll get there! :)

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  35. Beautiful ripples of all sizes and shapes. I have to say I'm a sucker for mountains and water, though, so your first shot is my favorite.

    http://healingmagichands.wordpress.com/2009/08/22/photohunter-ripples/

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  36. woooww so beautiful!!! I love all yr pics ;)

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  37. What a scenic place. Esp like the 1st and 3rd pics.:D

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  38. lovely sceneries, so relaxing and the ripples helps to make it beautiful!

    http://my-crossroad.com/2009/08/ph175-ripples.html

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  39. watching the ripples can be quite soothing at times. :)

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  40. Oh wow, looks so clam and cooling!

    Such beautiful scene...

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  41. Nice photos!! I like the water ripples!!

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  42. Somehow looking at water is very soothing. It's a gift from nature.

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  43. I always like to go on those cruises and boats. A great way to enjoy the sceneries and soak in the atmosphere! : )

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  44. Very nice scenery. Thanks for dropping by. Was out of Internet few days back.

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  45. We used to live in Zurich and have been through Amsterdam many times. Brings back memories.

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  46. wow that place looks so serene :) wish I could see it in person :) I could lounge around all day there :) You are so lucky to have experienced a beautiful place like that :)

    have a great week ahead :) xoxo

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