Lake of the woods

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by Eric M
Uploaded 8 Dec 2008 — 16 favorites
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Lake of the woods.... err... Lake :-D

Follow this link and zoom all the way in to see where i was.

This was taken, staring at Canada from "Rocky Point". What you are seeing is the sheeting action where the ice is pushed from the middle of the lake by wind or pressure to the edges of the lake. This ice flakes in massive chunks and forms barriers to climb over to get to the actual lake. This year the barriers weren't too high, although they have been known to reach 20-30 feet high. I don't know the name of the formations but they are really beautiful when there is a quick freeze of the lake.

16 responses

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (8 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful and stark. And cold, too.

  • Amanda Baltzell

    Amanda Baltzell gave props (8 Dec 2008):

    This is very beautiful. Yeah does look a little cold :)

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (8 Dec 2008):

    Amazing detail!!! Magnificent work!!!!!

  • Angela Lance

    Angela Lance gave props (10 Dec 2008):


  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (11 Dec 2008):

    My vote!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (12 Dec 2008):

    Oh yeah! It rocks!

  • ! ! ! Carolina Quijada ! ! !

    ! ! ! Carolina Quijada ! ! ! gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    Wow good job at getting this!

  • M.S. White

    M.S. White said (7 Feb 2009):

    ahh you are lucky to have the rocks. i can stare at Canada but it's mostly just gritty sand in some spots. wonderful job with emphasizing the light and shadow on the rocks. really enhances the mood of the moment.

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (10 Mar 2009):

    Great DOF, beautiful scenery!...........(voted)

  • Cjor

    Cjor gave props (21 Apr 2009):

    Nice shot, you've made some nice photos here.

  • Amber Gregory

    Amber Gregory gave props (6 May 2009):


  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (10 May 2009):

    awesome shot! my vote and fave

  • Anton Stocker

    Anton Stocker gave props (10 May 2009):

    Nice atmosphere.

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (12 May 2009):

    AWEsome image, Eric!! Fabulous mood, light, texture... WOW!!

  • Claudia Turner

    Claudia Turner gave props (23 May 2009):

    makes me want to go there, serene a little melancholy mood, very attractive landscape

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