Rorschach Test - What do you See?

The Klöntalersee, a gem of a lake about 30min drive from my house. Cliffs, woods, complete solitude during winter. The pass road is pretty much closed, I saw one man throughout the whole day. Found this spot with amazing symmetry and decided it's time for a super wide shot. Interesting detail is the small water vortex on bottom left. What is it! Where does the water go? Food for thoughts

24 Comentarios

  1. klawe
    klawe ·

    Ich sehe einen Seehund! - I see a dog swimming in the water!

  2. montagu
    montagu ·

    @KLAWE interesting, I will consult with the specialists and see what that means ;)

  3. mtsteve
    mtsteve ·

    I love the ripples in the water!

  4. klawe
    klawe ·

    I don't like Hermann Rorschach :-) - Ask your brother, but not the specialists, please!

  5. montagu
    montagu ·

    @MTSTEVE It's a vortex going into ...somewhere. Very creepy actually, just constantly sucking water in

  6. akamit
    akamit ·

    Great nature!

  7. montagu
    montagu ·

    @AKAMIT it really is! Lovely remote little place

  8. montagu
  9. msiegel
    msiegel ·

    The vortex is for emptying the lake when the tourists have gone. Same here in Austria ;-)
    Great LF!

  10. david1981
    david1981 ·


  11. lizkoppert
    lizkoppert ·

    @montagu, you're welcome. I love the large format stuff you've been doing. From what little I've read so far, I'd have no patience (at this stage) to shoot large format. I will concede, that this *may* change at a future date.

  12. w-david
    w-david ·

    Holy reflections Batman ! Nice

  13. montagu
    montagu ·

    @LIZKOPPERT It's fun and not as hard as people think... It just needs a bit more commitment before taking a picture than other format is all

  14. lizkoppert
    lizkoppert ·

    @montagu, sounds like I might be wanting lessons from ya. I did get the sense there might be an element of fun with it.

  15. montagu
    montagu ·

    @LIZKOPPERT absolutely, much fun, my favorite activity these days, just hunting for picture opportunities

  16. lizkoppert
    lizkoppert ·

    😃 I bet. I find picture opportunities tend to spring up on me by surprise… hence why I like to have at least one camera on me. Though, there are times (like yesterday, walking home from work), when I could do with TWO...

  17. montagu
    montagu ·

    @marcomaestro I honestly have to say I don't know much about Rorschach at all, haha... What's wrong with the picture? Curious

  18. guanatos
    guanatos ·

    a whole bunch of tacos is what I see...
    do you agree @edwardconde ?

  19. edwardconde
    edwardconde ·

    @guanatos - Heck yeah!

  20. steamtug1959
    steamtug1959 ·

    Sehr gut gemacht !!!

  21. montagu
    montagu ·

    @steamtug1959 Vielen Dank! Ist auch ein persoenlicher Liebling von mir im Moment

  22. neufotomacher
    neufotomacher ·

    The Rorschach associated with the art of Psychology? I see the aftermath, and subsequent image capture of Alpian Juras through the filter of time and pressure to our present, and a small vortex caused in your present at camera's capture by a small object ker-plunking the water.

  23. montagu
    montagu ·

    @neufotomacher good one! but that small vortex is not my doing, it's just sucking water down continuously, I still don't know what it is and where the water goes

  24. neufotomacher
    neufotomacher ·

    "I'm fixing a hole, where the See leaks out, and kept my mind from wandering . . ."

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