Late snow reflected in the Backwaters

Baumgarten, Bad Reichenhall

I should have known from the Magnolia we had in the last garden: When their blossoms open, inevitably snow will come again. So it did today, not much, but enough to transform the landscape completely. The place, where this image was taken, is called “Paradies”, and certainly for a reason.

Delicate Vista

Thumseestraße, Bad Reichenhall (OSM)

Mike Johnston would probably (tongue-in-cheek) accuse me of opening up the diaphragm for shallow DoF just to show that I am using a “real” camera and no camera phone.But in this case the delicacy of the scenery is supported – in my eyes – by the alteration between sharp and out-of-focus elements. It would have looked completely…