30 July 2009

Ammersee

Ammersee is one of the five lakes lying to the south of Munich that make up Fünf-Seen-Land. The two closest, Amersee and Starnbergersee, can both be reached on the Munich S-Bahn.

The lakes are hugely popular with locals during the summer months and many of Munich's wealthiest citizens have homes on the lake shore. Walking trails circle the lakes and criss-cross the whole region. For those who want to take things easier cruise boats travel the lakes regularly.

This picture was taken from the north end of the lake looking south towards the bavarian alps in the distance. Despite the appearance this shot was taken at 2pm in the afternoon. The blue tone is entirely natural and has not been enhanced at all.

5 comments:

Collart Thierry said...

Fantastic picture !

Eamon said...

Great - a good example of how the thirds rule doesn't always apply!

Leif Hagen said...

Echt und einfach herrlich!

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brattcat said...

Beautiful shot. My feet are longing to walk there.

olli said...

Thanks all.

I had some rule of 3rds type shots as well but I liked the centralhorizon on this one because of the balance given by the reflections of the clouds on the water.

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