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Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Lakes
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Keywords:#etbtsy, adrspach, czech republic, fairy tale, hiking, lake, landscape, national park, nature, outdoors, rock city, rocks, teplice, travel, water
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Dimensions4000 x 2666
Original file size7.45 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken28-Jun-16 16:29
Date modified28-Jul-16 22:52
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D610
Focal length36 mm
Focal length (35mm)36 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/25 at f/14
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias+1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
In a Fairy Tale at Pískovna, Adršpach-Teplice Rocks National Park, Czech Republic

In a Fairy Tale

The Pískovna lake is straight from a fairy tale, both figuratively and literally. It is small but beautiful surrounded by a picturesque rocky shore, located in the Adršpach-Teplice Rocks National Park.

The lake was created by flooding of what once was a sandstone quarry. The national park is a beautiful rock city allowing for charming hikes among the many rock formations. Those familiar with Czech fairy tales may spot a familiar movie location or two.

Unfortunately, as many beautiful locations around the world, this national park often gets overrun by busloads of tourists not only from the Czech Republic but also from Poland, which is within a stone's throw. I recommend off-season and/or a weekday to visit.