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Frigid January Morning

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 26 January 2017 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

From the archives...

Steam rises from the waters of Lake Michigan just outside of Waukegan Harbor. This view is looking directly east down the long breakwater.

Photo captured January 10, 2010.

SONY DSLR-A300 1/160 second F/8.0 ISO 100 55 mm

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Spotlight Images

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

It's really cold morning looking. Sea Smoke, colors of the sky and the snow reflected the blue create a great color scheme.

26 Jan 2017 5:42am

Martine from France

Quelles couleurs magnifiques ! Jolie composition.

26 Jan 2017 5:51am

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Wouah...superbe !!

26 Jan 2017 7:18am

Gérard from Allauch, France

Splendid Steven Splendid !!!!!

26 Jan 2017 7:40am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

So spectacular !! Almost unbelievable...

26 Jan 2017 9:53am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

J'adore elle est superbe ta photo avec un très beau cadrage!!! 5*

26 Jan 2017 10:02am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Splendid image !!

26 Jan 2017 10:39am

Nadine from Le Sud......, France

tel un beau sous-marin émergeant au delà de l'océan

26 Jan 2017 12:04pm

Anita B from Bretagne, France

Wow ! superbe avec une belle perspective glacée

26 Jan 2017 12:29pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

This is spectacular ! The colours are amazing and I can sense the place directly through the image.

26 Jan 2017 1:15pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

Truly magnificent Steven, a high spotlight contender, 5 *****'s !~

26 Jan 2017 1:15pm

Frances from Boston, United States

A cold, but beautiful morning Steven. The scene and color is magnificent. 5*****

26 Jan 2017 1:24pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Simply awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

26 Jan 2017 3:57pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A wonderful capture of this cold morning's beautiful sky.

26 Jan 2017 4:07pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Stunning point of view. I love the colors and mood.

26 Jan 2017 4:09pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

Brrrrrr, that is cold! The sunrise colors are beautiful mingling with the cloud-like vapors, very pretty!

26 Jan 2017 4:11pm

TraceyFace72 from Maryland, United States

Oh, my. I can feel the cold streaming from this image. Well done.

26 Jan 2017 4:59pm

jean pierre a from France

magnifique image!!! compo, couleurs et lumière extra!! amitiés

26 Jan 2017 5:04pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Fantastic! A gorgeous image of the cold early morning. I like that breakwater.

26 Jan 2017 5:22pm

franz from Baden, Austria

Oh wow, this is a real stunner! The iced-over wall leading into a burning sky ... absolutely fantastic!

26 Jan 2017 5:42pm

willy from Belgium

excellent Steven

une photo 5*


26 Jan 2017 6:57pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Magnificent. Amazing scene. And a fine shot. Excellent. :)

26 Jan 2017 7:10pm

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran


26 Jan 2017 8:38pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal


26 Jan 2017 8:39pm

Marité from France

Slendide !!! Merci Steven !

26 Jan 2017 9:17pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Awesome! Great shot! 5*****

26 Jan 2017 9:53pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

This made me shiver.

26 Jan 2017 11:36pm

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Wonderful photo! Great light, fine tones and superb mood. I can feel the chill in the air.

26 Jan 2017 11:52pm

Denny Jump Photo from Bellevue, WA, United States

This is magnificent, Steven ;-)

27 Jan 2017 12:24am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is an excellent point of view shot made better with that great mist.

27 Jan 2017 1:06am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

excellent perspective, fine color

27 Jan 2017 2:01am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is just gorgeous. The sky is beautiful! It must have been really cold standing out there! A beautiful image!

27 Jan 2017 3:00am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Ce ponton avec la glace ce ciel en fond splendide vue.

27 Jan 2017 5:18am

yo from Ile de France, France

Un trésor sorti des archives ! Des couleurs superbes !

27 Jan 2017 8:38am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

Belle lumière

27 Jan 2017 11:03am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Very nice shot! Wonderful colours.

27 Jan 2017 12:08pm

Anne from Toulouse, France

Exceptionnel! Bravo!

27 Jan 2017 1:17pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Beautiful landscape. Superb winter atmosphere.

27 Jan 2017 1:41pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

Congratulations on the Spotlight!!!

27 Jan 2017 1:49pm

Jean-Louis Guianvarc'h from Valence d'Albigeois, France

Une image d'une beauté magique!
An image of magical beauty!

27 Jan 2017 2:19pm

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Magnificent !! Amazing colors and great perspective. Congratulations on the spotlight.

27 Jan 2017 2:51pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

I have no words !!! Splendid, amazing, brilliant, superb ...

27 Jan 2017 2:52pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

...and Congratulations on your Spotlight !

27 Jan 2017 3:29pm

Frances from Boston, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight.

27 Jan 2017 3:49pm

Gérard from Allauch, France

.... and Bravo for this Spotlight Steven

27 Jan 2017 4:06pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

27 Jan 2017 4:26pm

Dany Kervran from Morillon, France

Impressive and very beautiful !

27 Jan 2017 5:31pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition, perspective, clouds, colors, lights & atmosphere!
A M A Z I N G !!!!!
Congratulations! :)

27 Jan 2017 5:46pm

Le Krop from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Superb. Congrats !

27 Jan 2017 6:05pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Wonderful colors and atmosphere, well composed also. Bravo for the spotlight color ! :-))

27 Jan 2017 6:54pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congratulations on the Color Spotlight!

28 Jan 2017 12:02am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight Steven! Very well deserved!

28 Jan 2017 12:33am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

Congratulations on the spotlight, there was no doubt on this one !~

28 Jan 2017 2:21am

Chetan from Gurgaon, India

This is a fabulous capture. The light is beautiful.

28 Jan 2017 2:32am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland


28 Jan 2017 7:39am

yo from Ile de France, France

Félicitations Steven !

28 Jan 2017 8:25am

Ehsan Hemmati from Kermanshah, Iran


28 Jan 2017 9:48am

franz from Baden, Austria

Excellent choice for the Spotlight! Congratulations.

28 Jan 2017 1:04pm

Chetan from Gurgaon, India

Congratulations on the spotlight!!

29 Jan 2017 2:03am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A superb image in that wonderful light - Congrats on the Color Spotlight !

29 Jan 2017 9:59am

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Wonderful image and congratulations. Superb atmosphere

29 Jan 2017 11:39am

martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Bravo pour ton spotlight color!!!

30 Jan 2017 10:10am

TutasPhotography from Mafra, Portugal

Foto muito bem conseguida parabéns.

30 Jan 2017 3:15pm

ceteceva from Angers, France

Belle ambiance !
Congratulations on your spotlight !

30 Jan 2017 5:27pm

k@ from Paris, France

Wow so spectacular and I love your colors !

30 Jan 2017 5:35pm

Remus from Portugal

Wonderful light and the presence of the mist embellished, even more, the photo.
Amazing "dramatic" shot.

31 Jan 2017 4:56pm

ventiqueras from Italy

che colori e che splendore di prospettiva! un invito a partire per un mondo di fiaba!

2 Feb 2017 10:22am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

a beautiful dawn shot. The mist on the water is the icing on the cake

2 Feb 2017 12:03pm

christen from LORRAINE, France

Very nice contrast between the pier and the warm colors of the sky.

7 Feb 2017 8:33pm