Sunset on Black Lake

The dock at dusk. The islands we swam to (or around) are in the upper left corner.

The dock at dusk. The islands we swam to (or around) are in the upper left corner.

Black Lake is near Perth in Eastern Ontario, about 1 hour from Ottawa. A group of fellow swimmers went for a late-in-the-year lake swim on October 20th, 2011. Fortunately it has been a long autumn and the water temperature was cold but forgiving. Not only that, it was a beautifully warm day above the surface so climbing out dripping wet was not the ordeal it might have been.

Later in the evening as we settled indoors for a meal and a beverage I had to dash back outside with my camera and tripod so as not to miss the magnificent sunset that was unfolding.

Sunset on Black Lake near Perth, Ontario.

Sunset on Black Lake near Perth, Ontario.

Sunset at dock level on Black Lake near Perth, Ontario.

Sunset at dock level on Black Lake near Perth, Ontario.

The view of Black Lake at sunset from the front of the cottage.

The view of Black Lake at sunset from the front of the cottage.

Dusk on Black Lake near Perth, Ontario.

Dusk on Black Lake near Perth, Ontario.

The islands at dusk on Black Lake near Perth, Ontario.

The islands at dusk on Black Lake near Perth, Ontario.

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