Atitlan

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 1

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 1

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 2

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 2

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 3

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 3

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 4

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 4

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 5

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 5

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 6

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 6

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 7

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 7

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 8

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 8

Images from Lake Atitlan in Guatemala; the lake is surrounded by three volcanos on its southern flank and is 340 metres deep.

Listening to – Radiohead’s ‘Optimistic’ and the Verve’s ‘Lucky Man.’

Quote to Inspire – “…[Photographs] alter and enlarge our notions of what is worth looking at and what we have a right to observe.”

  15 comments for “Atitlan

  1. May 1, 2014 at 9:17 AM

    Reblogged this on Lavender Turquois.

  2. May 1, 2014 at 10:03 AM

    Absolutely gorgeous photos. I really like the monochrome of the pier jutting out into the water. The lead photo is fantastic.

    • May 6, 2014 at 5:24 AM

      Hey there, Angeline:

      I’m liking the monochrome image of the pier too – a curious shape enhanced in black and white.

      The lead photo is Lake Atitlan from a vista driving down to the lake through the volcano mountains surrounding it – the cloud work is some fun. Sort of wish I had had my tripod for HDR renderings of the scene.

      Take care … 🙂

      • May 6, 2014 at 8:04 AM

        Thanks. You too.

  3. May 2, 2014 at 1:22 PM

    Very nice!

  4. skymunki
    May 2, 2014 at 5:52 PM

    wow. beautiful!

    • May 6, 2014 at 5:39 AM

      Hey there, Cezanne:

      Loved the back and forward movement of ‘Ignite’ – sort of moving toward creation in creating.

      You’d probably have a lot of fun reading Thomas King’s novel ‘Green Grass, Running Water.’ Sort of William Faulkner’s ‘Sound and the Fury’ meets up with the creation of the world as told by the creator (those creators) from an American First Nations perspective. Many elements of ignite are there … the back and forth of moving forward in and to creation.

      Good schtuff! Take care …. 😉

      • skymunki
        May 6, 2014 at 9:22 AM

        fank you so much!! 🙂 gonna chek that out.

  5. LB
    May 5, 2014 at 6:12 PM

    Oh my, these are wonderful! So beautiful

  6. May 7, 2014 at 10:59 AM

    Love the sense of calm created in Number 4. Great set.

    Jim

    • May 8, 2014 at 6:27 PM

      Hey there, Jim:

      The blue of the water and the longer ripple, not quite a wave beneath the peer do seem to calm things. Good.

      Good, also, to read that you’ve completed the poem-a-day for 30 days – well done!

      Take care … 😉

  7. July 25, 2014 at 12:44 AM

    Totally awesome. I’m just out of words. The photographs are really beautiful 🙂

    • July 30, 2014 at 10:30 AM

      Thank you for your kind words – Guatemala and Atitlan are beautiful places, definitely a place to check out and return to. 🙂

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