An early morning at the cottage rendered a painterly sight – one that evokes highlights and brush strokes reminiscent of Impressionism. More specifically, Claude Monet and his water lily series. A view of one of his displays:

The dark underbelly of clouds and the touch of sunshine mixed across a gentle breeze on the lake, created some wonderful reflective effects. Throw in a cluster of lilly pads and the image is complete (image 3):