Ukanc ("At The End"), Gorenjska Slovenia

So we're back from another trip to Slovenia. It's a country I'd recommend unreservedly. If you haven't been - go! Especially from the UK with cheap flight connections it's the simplest thing on Earth to get there.

 

The one issue on this trip was Europcar. Despite having their insurance, we were charged €451 for a scratch smaller than a 1 Euro coin. Additionally, a week after emailing their customer services team I am yet to hear anything from them. I will keep you updated through further posts, but for the moment would advise against their service in the strongest terms possible based upon the attitude and inflexibility they have shown.

 

I shot 32Gb in a week, mostly at night. This one is taken in the same location as this light painting which I shot last summer. With the changing seasons it's interesting to note the different character of these places.

 

In this one I left the light to run over, but kept the shadows dark. I'm really pleased with the unsettling mood it creates, even if the result is perhaps a little heavy on the shadow. It's a three shot vertorama shot using the TS-E 24mm's shift function for seamless panoramas - something I didn't think I would use, but which is in practice dangerously addictive.

 

Ukanc (pronounced "Ukans") is at the end of the incredible Bohinj Lake meanes "at the end" and it lives up to the name; you really feel like you've stepped off the grid.

  • Jon Harris 1y

    great work
  • Photography by Bytegirl 1y

    beautiful light and exposure
  • Kate 1y

    Stunning shot.
  • funpics47 1y

    It's magical!
  • Heinz-Dieter 1y

    :=)))
  • nokkie1 1y

    The feel I get from the image: I expect something strange to happen any second.
  • Jesús Garrido 1y

    magnífica nocturna
  • Dennis Jarvis 1y

    Love the light and stars, excellent shot.
  • Slake. 1y

    Wonderfully eerie. The colors are quite beautiful.
  • Eric 1y

    Stunning. Love the tones and compo. Good stuff.
  • Susana 1y

    Una vista preciosa...saludos
  • city/human/life (off - short break) 1y

    wonderful light and mood! great composition and exposure!
  • Warm Soft Light 1y

    Love the star trails and the deep green water....
  • Aamena Akhtar 1y

    Amazing Site.
  • barbasboth 1y

    Beautiful location. I like the shadows; if anything I'd probably like to see more shadow in this (but I don't know much about landscapes)
  • pamelalong 1y

    It is a wonderful shot. Love the moving starts. And the water looks as though it is utterly clear. (Probably is!) It is a wonderfully mysterious photo.
  • Irene2005 1y

    What a wonderful light...makes the place look magical! Sorry about your Europcar experience! I'd like to think that among almost 2,500 people who already saw this shot and write-up very few will be willing to rent a car from them now. Europcar will be very, very sorry they messed with you! :-)
  • Theophilos Papadopoulos 1y

    Fantastic exposure, great light and colors!
  • Jayc Ider 1y

    Wow
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Taken on April 6, 2014
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