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Sacred lake of Karnak with Thutmose III & Hatshepsut's obelisks, Karnak-Tempel

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Ellen Haider on February 1, 2009

wunderschön Pic - die Spiegelung, der blaue Himmel, die Schleierwolken, die sonnengetränkte Farbe der Ruinen und des Sandes und sogar noch zwei Seidenreiher :) - perfekt!

**YSS - Lieben Gruß, Ellen

Faintlightofdawn on February 1, 2009

Great shot, lovely light and reflections.

Best regards, Fai

© Sonny☼3D on February 1, 2009

Schöne Spiegelung! Andere Seite ;-)

Warst du auch bei der Son-et-Lumière-Show? Hatte da ja die schlimmsten Befürchtungen, aber es war gar nicht so schlecht.

picsonthemove on February 1, 2009

Hallo Sonny,

ich bin lieber mit Taxi und Stativ zum Luxor Tempel gefaheren, wie Du siehst ;-) Die in Kairo habe ich von der Dachterasse eines Restaurantes gesehen, bequem sitzend mit Stativ, daher die Sphinx und fand es so deutlich besser



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Mário Cabral Filho © on February 2, 2009

Ciao pics

Great shot, imposing architecture, beautiful scenery

Greetings Cabral

jeff_msn123 on February 2, 2009

Beautiful reflection.

Cheers from Hong Kong, Jeff

Marilyn Whiteley on February 4, 2009

It's no fair! How did you get to go there? They blew their whistles and called me back!! And I'm sure I looked as harmless as anyone could--a white-haired woman with a cane/seat!

By the way, it's a beautiful photo.

picsonthemove on February 5, 2009

Hello Marilyn,

I came frome behind where I took this one and some other shots and noone shouted or waived. Maybe you didn't offer some money? I took one shot in Abu Simbel where the guardian asked me if I'm willing to pay. Here I like the color of the water and the reflections - and maybe the had fear if someone with a cane falls down, on this side it was steep but earnstly I think it depends how many people are there and what kind of guardian.



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János Nagy on February 6, 2009

Very beautiful!!!

Regards Jani

Kariklea David on February 7, 2009

That looks great! You have used a great angle for this shot. Congrats. Cheers, Kari

soandso2008 on February 8, 2009

Nice catch

Vonce Vince on February 22, 2009

Heheh, would have dived into if I could ;-)

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翁聖峰 on February 26, 2009

This photo was very unique, from Taiwan Guestbook.

PatyPeceguiniViana on February 28, 2009

Nice reflections. Very very nice. Congratulations. Greetings from Brasil, Paty see if you like this pic

Faintlightofdawn on March 1, 2009

Now voted! Best wishes, Fai

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Makis Rom on March 1, 2009

Nice shot.

V o t e d.

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Michele Cassani on March 1, 2009

Hi picsonthemove I like it very much!VOTED!


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Great shot Pics !!! Voted !!!

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  • Uploaded on February 1, 2009
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    by picsonthemove
    • Camera: RICOH Caplio R5
    • Taken on 2008/11/18 09:08:26
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/570)
    • Focal Length: 4.60mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash