Fine threads of clouds are barely visible as they scatter themselves across the Quebec sky above Perce Rock at the tip of the Gaspesie Peninsula at sunset. Beyond Perce Rock and Bonaventure Island the horizon has a line of pink hues across the surface of the water with brighter yellowish orange colours moving upward until they darken at the onset of the clouds.The glow from the soft colours created from the sunset transmits an incredible shimmering light which in turn reflects off the surface of the water. The waters are unbelievably calm so the sunset lights up the area around the Gaspesie Peninsula for miles.In the midst of this stunning sunset stands Perce Rock and Bonaventure Island, two of Quebec's important natural attractions. Many tourists come to Perce, Quebec to view this natural phenomenon and the world of stillness that they can find here.Perce Rock is a massive rock formation with amazing color and scenic views that are easily accessible from the many trails along the coastline. A boat is another way to get a close up view of Perce Rock or walk out to the significant hole in the rock when the tide is at its lowest.Bonaventure Island is home to gannet colonies as well as various species of birds including that of the puffin. These cliffs reach heights of approximately two hundred and fifty meters and the birds find this island the ideal place to nest and breed.Tour boats are available that can take you to both Perce Rock and Bonaventure Island in the Gaspesie Peninsula in Quebec. It is hard to beat a day like this in the Gaspesie Peninsula when the sunset is a picture of natural beauty as Perce Rock sits in the centre of the peaceful waters.Sunset over Perce Rock, Parc National de l'lle-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Perce, Bonaventure Island and Perce Rock National Park, Perce, Land's End, Gaspesie, Gaspesie Peninsula, Highway 132, Quebec, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/11.0, exposure time of 3/5 sec. on ISO 50, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 70mm.
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