Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Southern Bohemia, the Vyssi Brod Monastery, a 13th-century Cistercian marvel, stands as a testament to centuries of history. In this photograph taken in the Czech Republic, the monastery takes center stage, its ancient architecture mirrored flawlessly in a serene lake at its doorstep. As storm clouds gather dramatically overhead, the monastery's reflection remains undisturbed, creating a captivating image that captures the enduring beauty and tranquility of this historical gem. The wide composition, stitched together from three images, encapsulates the monastery's grandeur and the striking natural surrounding. Photo © copyright by Rich Voninski.