April 28, 2014

Island in the Sky

Photograph by Shane Kalyn

"There is an ethereal, otherworldly feeling to this photograph, as this little island in the middle of Tumuch Lake in northern British Columbia appears as if it's floating in the clouds," says Shane Kalyn, who submitted this photo to the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. "To bring us back to Earth, a fish has left a ripple in the water on the left-hand side of the shot. The scene was amazing to witness, let alone be lucky enough to photograph—totally the right place at the right time."

This photo and caption were submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.

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77 comments
Tommie Walker
Tommie Walker

BEAUTIFUL!!!! Kinda made me dizzy for a sec....... :-)

Joey Kobs
Joey Kobs

this photo is crazy to the eyes. love how it plays tricks. beautiful

lavy l.
lavy l.

Beautiful... its shape if looked from far away, looks like a small glider aeroplane in the sky. 

Great capture.

Shannon T
Shannon T

"Island in the sky" is exactly what I thought the second I saw this. Perfect title.

Benjamin Stewart
Benjamin Stewart

I have been there, That is cool Picture close to where I grew up Penny.   Very Nice

Sandra Hickman
Sandra Hickman

Stunningly beautiful. Wish it could float my way. Heavenly bliss.

Margareta Sima
Margareta Sima

O pata de culoare pe suprafata  apei...Frumos si reconfortant.

manuel francisco gana
manuel francisco gana

really nice photo

Nice composition, colors and you can feel the atmosphere 

congratulations

ct wolf
ct wolf

Island in the Sky!

Amazing!

Aqurinto Moi
Aqurinto Moi

like fantasy movie... but it's real...i got a copy of my on...thanks for sharing!!!!

Serge St-Louis
Serge St-Louis

That' once in a lifetime shot. The isolated tiny patch of green grass is quite amazing. Thanks for sharing.

Erica Dalonges
Erica Dalonges

kinda looks like a water color painting i like it 

Janice H.
Janice H.

Magnificently lovely in every way!              Like a magical dream.

Joy Saldanha
Joy Saldanha

Ethereal is the right word here. More than that 'heavenly' too comes to mind. The fish ripple could well be a UFO in the sky! The small very green island is a lovely spot on earth,that we sometimes are lucky to see. I wish I was there. A  Beautiful shot , beautifully taken.j.e.s...........    

ingrid de smet
ingrid de smet

So amazely beautifull....thanks to share this with us

Terry Brown
Terry Brown

Awesome, beautiful, the island looks like it is floating in space. Incredible.

Alessia Ross
Alessia Ross

this shot is amazing! thanx for sharing.

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