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Autumn Interlude by justeline Autumn Interlude by justeline
Sometimes you are lucky enough to find yourself in front of a scene that includes almost all of your obsessions; a beautifully built stone bridge, a double waterfall and a raging river running beneath it... copper-leafed trees framing it all...

And yet, after you have spent some time at that place, looking at it from all possible angles, trying to capture that wonderful puzzle, you realize you have fallen in love with just one piece of it.

Sometimes you find that one particular piece of the puzzle is much more important than the whole picture...


Location: Palaiokaria, Trikala, Greece

tech stuff

Camera: Nikon D300
Lens: Nikkor VR 18-200mm @80mm
Aperture: f/16
Shutter Speed: 1s
ISO: 200

*filters*
Hoya Circular Polarizer
Singh-Ray Color Intensifier
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Given 2010-12-12
=r3novatio said; "Yes, this picture is already pretty popular. But honestly, this is one of the most amazing and best nature pictures I've ever seen. Couldn't be better in composition and catching the moment. A perfect example how to show us the whole beautiful scene with only a small picture of it."
*dunnofly said; "It's a totally original shot that take you to heaven, to an other calm world and peaceful world. The blue of the water with the colors of the tree is just awesome and unique. A perfect shot!
~gracie-is-a-pie said; "It's one of those times when a slow shutter speed can make something look really surreal. I love how the photo is so naturally divided, and how there's a single portion of it with warm vegetation. The waterfall reminds me of ruffles on a long, icy blue gown.
*JessR-Photography said; "An amazing photo! My mouth dropped when I first saw it. I love the abstract feel to this photo, the double waterfall is what makes this photo even more spectacular! When I look at the leaves it makes me think of Autumn, it provides the perfect contrast between the blue of the water and the gold of the leaves. It's a dreamlike photo, I get lost in it's magic every time I look at it! I urge you to go check out the rest of Maria's inspirational gallery!"
=PlanetaryButterfly said; "I can't believe there is even such a place. It's magical, and *justeline took the perfect picture of it. It's almost surreal..."
*daisukekuroneko said; "Its an extraordinary capture, its a scene that came out of LOTR, the colors, the natural lines, the shapes, the feeling, everything is breathtaking! This amazing and very talented deviant captured the magic of a fairytale into a single photo."

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NateBerger Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
That's one on the most perfect pictures I've ever seen. I'm blown away, amazing!
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mcbarker Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful picture. Colors and exposure are perfect.
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Thorrna Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014   General Artist
Nature's theatre. :heart:
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pixelparker Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Very nice! Perfect colors
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goninja Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Student General Artist
Beautiful!
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bplubus Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014
very creative
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osagelady Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow....just wow! :heart:
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VicEberly Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
Featured: [link] :sun:
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bribesdemoi Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014
Just awesome !
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lesterlester Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014
great gallery, your water captures are sublime
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rachelthepessimist Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is lovely. The stripes that the water creates are a great background for the plants.
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EphraimBraucht Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014
Nice flow.
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oguzkaan Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
perfect
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CailinGore Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Professional Photographer
This is just stunning! I love how the yellow leaves stand out form the blue :love:

Great choice of shutter speed to get that motion in the water too!
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MorganWolfram Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Student Writer
Lovely!
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Semuele Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful!
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harrisonk Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
I didnt think there was a way out finding this was the greatest thing thats ever happened this put me in the lap of luxury this could be your big break
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dragonfly-oli Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello. You are one of the finalists of the "Featured" folder in :iconbreathtaking-photos:!
If you win this poll, you will be featured the whole next week!
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MIUZIQA Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013
I love to stare at this one since many years
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A3Kitsune Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013
I like.
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bluemangoimages Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful!
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John-Peter Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello! :wave:
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groovyjeff Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
What a great shot!! Good eye!
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Mogrianne Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
so absolutely beautiful :D
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SeeThruMineEyes Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Professional Photographer
congrats and nice work love this
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Gryffgirl Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013
One of the most beautiful photos that I have seen on dA. I am in awe!
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H8BTalways Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
just fantastic
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Phoenix-Imagery Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Professional Photographer
What an amazing scene! This is very beautiful.
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HelenBurg Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome!
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AudraMBlackburnsArt Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Although already in my favorites, I see it again and I gasp to myself out loud, Oh my God. You have probably the most talent with a camera I know of honestly I mean that you get this art from a machine that most people have in their homes and think nothing of...but you I pray, will go far and be successful and content making a living off of your artwork.
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swaeli Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Student Photographer
O.H...M.Y...G.O.D
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TehAngelsCry Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Beautiful motion here. It's a really awe-inspiring piece!
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sweetness24 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012
wow. amazing capture!
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richardcjones Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
A refreshing and superb composition.
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killythirsk Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Featured! here!! and Here!!
have a nice day! :orange:
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mixdouble Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Faved...

I am sitting here...
refreshed...!
The waterfall...
has cleared my mind...
I am again...
just a little part...
of nature...
overwhelmed...
by the beauty...
in this beautiful picture...

Greetings and congrat's on the DD Maria...Jakob.
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ragnaice Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
*sigh* Still my all-time absolute favorite on deviantArt...
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nine9nine9 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Perfection.
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lonelywolf2 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012
great
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Chely-Sparkle Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012
So lovely°!
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TomKCPhotography Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012  Student Photographer
This is brilliant; perfect composition and a wonderful capture of colours.
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Featured ur awesome work on my journal [link] :heart:
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BlueButterfly21 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
wow! cool
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Yoh-Boo Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazingly beautiful :love:
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KristenSpork Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely gorgeous!!! :heart:
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Ellectrona Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful picture.
I love your photography. very unique.
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