The Champagne Pool


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Near Rotorua at Wai-O-Tapu.
Largest Spring in the district, 65m in diameter and 62m deep. Surface temperature is75°C and bubbles are due to carbon dioxide. Pool was formed 700 years ago by a hydrothermal eruption.
25/02/2010 - 04:43goggalee
CategoryLandscape / Travel
Shutter Speed1/125
Aperturef/16
LensN/A
ISO100
Focal Length10mm
Views/Likes95/0

matwhittington

Link Posted 25/02/2010 - 06:22
Nice capture - love the steam and the bands of colour. Makes me want to go there...

Regards

Mat
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PeterMac

Link Posted 25/02/2010 - 09:28
Lovely shot. Well composed and spot on processing.

What lens did you use?
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PENTAX1244

Link Posted 25/02/2010 - 12:09
Like the composition, great vibrant colours, lovely image.
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thoughton

Link Posted 25/02/2010 - 14:02
Lovely colours and atmosphere. Love the curve of the shoreline too.

PeterMac, exif says 10mm which matches the Sigma 10-20 which if I recall correctly Goggalee owns.
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bwlchmawr

Link Posted 25/02/2010 - 16:31
What an extraordinary scene...very exotic.

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simonarthurs

Link Posted 25/02/2010 - 17:18
Wow, Fantastic colours, composition. Really good shot.

womble

Link Posted 25/02/2010 - 18:47
Lovely photo. Best wishes, Kris.
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Cliff-P

Link Posted 25/02/2010 - 19:56
Great colours and lovely image well done.
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goggalee

Link Posted 25/02/2010 - 23:44
Thank you to all, really appreciate the comments.
Pentax K10D, *istDS
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Takumar-A 28-80mm, Sigma 170-500mm, Soligor Teleconverter x2

Finally!! Sigma 10-20mm

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Yollie

Link Posted 08/03/2010 - 19:58
Yes lovely image. i like the colours and the composition...

konrads

Link Posted 27/03/2010 - 16:30
What a BEAUT
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puma

Link Posted 24/09/2010 - 23:07
Beautiful picture
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BlueBuggy

Link Posted 01/07/2011 - 19:56
This is stunning.
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