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Oregon Coast

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 17 February 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

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Viva la Leipheimer!!


"The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same."

-- Carlos Castaneda

Nikon D300 1/320 second F/8.0 ISO 200 57 mm (35mm equiv.)

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Absolutely stunning, Jack!!

So far I'm loving my new Sigma... but it's handful of heaviness LOL!!

17 Feb 2009 5:08am

@amy: Somehow I think that you can handle it!! Besides, it ought to be on a tripod anyway!!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This is gorgeous! Love those waves rolling in.

17 Feb 2009 5:14am

Toni from Eastern Washington, United States

This shot exemplifies why I love the Oregon coast. Truly specatular. Excellent capture.

17 Feb 2009 5:15am

Tammy/Cricket from Huntsville, United States

So true...so true. The waves on this picture look so small but yet so powerful. I love the image.

17 Feb 2009 5:16am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

A beautiful scene in the most amazing part of the west (and pacific northwest) coast. Beautiful!

17 Feb 2009 5:23am

rem_la from Villiers, France

ca j'aime !!

17 Feb 2009 5:56am

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

Love the quote and love the colours in the picture :) Beautiful.

17 Feb 2009 6:01am

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Superbe j'aime beaucoup

17 Feb 2009 6:29am

Yvonne S. from Tilburg, Netherlands

This landscape is truly spectacular! Wow!!

17 Feb 2009 6:49am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

I know this coast and I love it. Beautiful shot Jack !

17 Feb 2009 6:50am

Didier from somewhere, France

Very beautiful landscape

17 Feb 2009 6:51am

zahai from Berlin, Germany

Ow, beautiful.

17 Feb 2009 7:00am

Lydie et Roland from BESANCON, France

A really nice postal card...

17 Feb 2009 7:05am

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

What a beautiful coastline!! So beautifully presented!!

17 Feb 2009 7:30am

Vink from Grasse - Côte d, France

A beautiful place !

17 Feb 2009 7:33am

Mathilde from Fontainebleau, France

I love this light! Waves in herds! image fresh and reassuring!

17 Feb 2009 8:12am

-1q5yChØt!c- from Persia, Iran

great shot and beautiful...excellent

17 Feb 2009 8:12am

Catalin from Bucharest, Romania

great landscape, i like it very much

17 Feb 2009 9:15am

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

This is beautiful Jack! Exposed perfectly!

17 Feb 2009 9:22am

Anthony Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

Wonderful coastal scene.

17 Feb 2009 10:19am

Veronelle from Lens, France

superb "postcard"

17 Feb 2009 10:19am

Betty from New Jersey, United States

A beautiful landscape, very well done!

17 Feb 2009 11:01am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

magnifique paysage! J'aime beaucoup!

17 Feb 2009 11:13am

zOOm from Paris, France

A beautiful scene, it tells something... like if I were a traveller... touch the end of a land... sea and horizon are just the next steps, next travels...

17 Feb 2009 11:53am

Alivia from Saint-Etienne, France

tu as le don pour nous poster des photos de rêve, juste avec ce qu'il faut de sauvage et de beauté, une côte où les vagues se perdent, un voyage sur tes fantaisies poétiques.
A bientôt, John.

17 Feb 2009 12:26pm

@Alivia: Thanks, Dane.

kerfendal from Paris, France

great and peaceful, this kind of place we can find again the sense of life !

17 Feb 2009 12:43pm

@kerfendal: Absolutely, Maximilien!

EYES WIDE SHUT from The library of my soul, United Kingdom

Awesome scenery, Jack, exactly my kind of location. Fabulous composition, so full of Mother nature's beauty.

17 Feb 2009 1:04pm

@EYES WIDE SHUT: Thanks, Paul; we surely do want to get you to the Pacific Northwest!!

NarB from Bruxelles, Belgium

Marvellous light and marvellous place.

17 Feb 2009 1:25pm

Ajay from Pune, India

What a supremely beautiful place. I just love the framing of the shot and the colour balancing.

17 Feb 2009 2:15pm

Pradeep from Chennai, India

Lovely vista...:)

17 Feb 2009 2:53pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

another beautiful wild landscape with gorgeous colours !

17 Feb 2009 2:58pm

k@ from Paris, France

Wow, this one is fab too ! And that light so inviting ~

17 Feb 2009 3:17pm

Marcah from United States

Beautiful scene. Wonderful colors of a day at the beach in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. I am also drawn to the verse which is clearly pure wisdom.

17 Feb 2009 3:18pm

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

Spectacular landscape and not a person in sight ...great! The composition and lighting are beautiful.

17 Feb 2009 3:31pm

@Monique: Right, Monique; I couldn't believe the lack of people.

Manel from Girona, Spain

Stunning coast shot. perfect tratment of the light and good final processing. the best,.. the tones of color. Congratulations

17 Feb 2009 3:32pm

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece

Great place, very lovely!

17 Feb 2009 3:34pm

Hema Iyer from Bangalore, India

Gorgeous shot. Love the waves.
And the quote is very nice.

17 Feb 2009 3:57pm

Jean-François from Les Issambres, France

belle lumière !

17 Feb 2009 4:13pm

Diane Schuller from Hythe, Canada

Beautiful. I love how the light hits just certain spots ... and love those waves.

17 Feb 2009 4:34pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

no gators here : ] best...jerry

17 Feb 2009 5:09pm

Fabien from Lyon, France

What a light ! I just love it. Well down.

17 Feb 2009 7:25pm

Stephanie from Toronto, Canada

Wow, this is beautiful --both the picture and the subject! I love the Oregon Coast.

17 Feb 2009 9:15pm

@Stephanie: Thanks, Stephanie. There is a lot to love!

Ninni from Brazil

I like the soft colours! Beautiful view!

17 Feb 2009 11:38pm

marianne from France

c'est magnifique, tu me fais rêver ... je n'ai pas vu la mer depuis des années, elle me manque tant ...
merveilleuse photo !!!

17 Feb 2009 11:47pm

@marianne: I certainly understand your feelings about the sea. I have been fortunate enough to live close to the sea almost all of my life.

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Beautiful place... very nice light.

18 Feb 2009 12:45am

Stunner from Kingston, Jamaica

Spectacular landscape!

18 Feb 2009 1:16am

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

I like to watch the waves breaking on the coast. Beautiful picture and light.

18 Feb 2009 1:34am

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

I like the raw untouched look of this place, spectacular coastline.

18 Feb 2009 2:15am

JJ from Jersey City, United States

such a beautiful landscape, wonderfully composed and wonderful color range

18 Feb 2009 2:17am

baobab from Cambridge, United States

beautiful light in this shot Jack!

18 Feb 2009 2:26am

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

gorgeous and the light is perfect

18 Feb 2009 7:06am

Barbara from Florida, United States

My shoes are off! I'm ready to run and splash along this beautiful coast of the PNW.
Your image has me there. Beautiful!!

When I was about 13 y.o. I spent the summer with my sister who lived in Seattle at the time. Ever since that trip I have wanted to return but with more experience of your beautiful coast. Strange I do not enjoy flat land and that is where I live.

18 Feb 2009 4:47pm

@Barbara: I was born in raised in Florida. Did my undergraduate work at Gainesville. (Go Gators!) Moved West in 1962 a couple years after grad school and have never left. Spent most of my working life in the Bay Area, but have also lived in Juneau, Sequim (N. Olympic Pen.), Coeur d'Alene, and Flagstaff; all beautiful areas. We really love Corvallis.

Barbara from Florida, United States

Great reply. I can understand not returning to FL. I was born and raised in Michigan, moved to Greece for a time, still needing adventure I followed a better half to Florida. I will always keep the adventurous part and journey to the West coast to visit someday. Thanks

18 Feb 2009 5:53pm

Chris Parr from Jefferson City, United States

I've been wanting to visit the Oregon coast for years...I don't think there's any other place on earth like it. Great shot.

19 Feb 2009 2:12am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Lovely image of the Oregon coast. Nice light! And, fabulous quote!

25 Feb 2009 12:39pm