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Heading Out for Fun

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 14 March 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Every one of us has the capacity to make our dreams come true. We move
from, "I wish." to "I am." by taking a step to manifest our deepest
desire. Ask yourself, "If I believed my dream was not impossible, what
might I do next?" Then take that step.

-- Mary Manin Morrissey

Nikon D700 1/100 second F/7.1 ISO 400 55 mm (35mm equiv.)

Betty from New Jersey, United States

Excellent quote for this shot! Beautiful landscape! I'm right behind them! :-)

14 Mar 2009 5:35am

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

beautiful landscape

14 Mar 2009 5:37am

Scott Schilling from San Martin, United States

This is a wonderful shot and I love the quote - this photograph really makes me feel like I am in Oregon! Great Shot!

14 Mar 2009 6:15am

rem_la from Villiers, France

Hola, le carburateur est mal réglé !

14 Mar 2009 6:17am

@rem_la: The exhaust from the car is what made me take the photograph.

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Nice photograph

14 Mar 2009 6:28am

Jean-François from Les Issambres, France

magnifique cadrage pour une belle idée ;))))

14 Mar 2009 6:29am

Mithun from palakkad, kerela/Bangalore, India

This one awsome, I feel a magic light in the snap.. well done...

14 Mar 2009 7:08am

Mathilde from Fontainebleau, France

Excellent combination of mist and smoke! Beautiful winter image! God WE!!

14 Mar 2009 7:12am

chrissy from uk, United Kingdom

love the quote, wonderful pic

14 Mar 2009 7:57am

Lydie et Roland from BESANCON, France

Nicely composed !

14 Mar 2009 8:28am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Lovely curve and dip in the road. It takes me on a journey. Great point of view. And, as always, fabulous quote. The first step to believe our dreams are possible; this took m any years for me to believe.

14 Mar 2009 9:34am

-1q5yChØt!c- from Persia, Iran

great shot...

14 Mar 2009 10:28am

Julian Kilsby from Birmingham, United Kingdom

Perfect quote for this shot, love the curve in the road and the beautiful light.

14 Mar 2009 11:05am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Belle image de la campagne déjà bien verte!

14 Mar 2009 11:30am

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Nicely illustrated with the quote.

14 Mar 2009 12:02pm

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

Great shot Jack, That's what I'll be doing this afternoon. Heading out for fun. Have a good one.

14 Mar 2009 12:57pm

Chris from United States

love that rolling road, leading to adventure!!

14 Mar 2009 1:09pm

Lesley from Lincoln, United States

Lovely image and quote! Love that bend in the road.

14 Mar 2009 1:27pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

I love this Jack! the colours and slight gold hue make this a bit unreal, in a real world. The fog off in the distance and the curve in the road tell such a story. Love the quote and this image.

14 Mar 2009 2:09pm

Ajay from Pune, India

Wouldn't it be fun to just stop there for a while and just enjoy the scenery?

14 Mar 2009 2:09pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful with all that wonderful fog.

14 Mar 2009 2:10pm

don from Spokane, United States

What photographer would like that marvelous curve in this shot. The steam from the car adds to the feeling of being underway. The enhancing mist completes this fine image.

14 Mar 2009 2:43pm

zOOm from Paris, France

A agree Don, as the setting may look quite classical at first glance, there's someting almost fairy in it... can't explain why...

14 Mar 2009 3:09pm

Cricket-Tammy from United States

Fantastic image. The smoke out the rear, the dip in the road and the wonderful color so vivid. Lovely.

14 Mar 2009 3:20pm

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Looks like a nice road you are on already, even before your fun begins

14 Mar 2009 3:47pm

@P J W Miller: That was a magical morning. About 4 or 5 shots have ended up on aminus3 from that shoot.

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

On no...Beau is at the wheel! best...jerry

14 Mar 2009 3:59pm

@ordinaryimages: He would like to be!!

Yvon from Orleans, France

what a wonderful picture; I like the white smoke at the rear of the car

14 Mar 2009 3:59pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

The morning light and the mist really make the shot.

14 Mar 2009 4:23pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Beautiful shot Jack....but whoa, look at the exhaust on that car!!! I thought you guys out west were much "greener" than the cars out here!!! Where's the emissions control police????

14 Mar 2009 4:38pm

@Susan: First thing on a cold, humid morning, all cars do this.

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Beautiful field road.

14 Mar 2009 4:39pm

Hema Iyer from Bangalore, India

Wonderful photograph.

14 Mar 2009 4:42pm

EYES WIDE SHUT from United Kingdom

A perfect marriage of words and image, Jack.

14 Mar 2009 4:48pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Love that curving road and the foggy atmosphere.

14 Mar 2009 5:04pm

dogilicious from Millerstown, PA, United States

I think I drove 20 miles behind this guy today - smoke spewing from his tail pipe. Nice capture.

14 Mar 2009 6:07pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

nice road and DOF

14 Mar 2009 6:46pm

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

J'aime partir vers l'inconnu... une photo qui donne envie de partir

14 Mar 2009 6:55pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent composition

14 Mar 2009 8:04pm

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Good composition, perfect balance between the sweep of the road and the car.

14 Mar 2009 9:40pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Oh, oh !!! s'il passait au contrôle anti-pollution... il serait recalé !! :-)

14 Mar 2009 9:50pm

K.B.R from Switzerland

Very nice colors, but what touched my wonderful, the text that accompanies this beautiful photos.

14 Mar 2009 10:07pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

on the road again Jack ;-)...... nice shot and excellent quote !

14 Mar 2009 10:22pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Wonderful landscape the mist and smoke from the car work together well,
such a great quote to go with this shot

14 Mar 2009 10:41pm

@JJ: That the quote and the photo match up, JJ, is a sheer coincidence!!

Donna from anywhere, United States

lovely image, inspiring words.

14 Mar 2009 11:56pm

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

I was going to say 'on the wrong side of the road' and then I realised doh!! Silly me! Great shot!!!

14 Mar 2009 11:58pm

Polydactyle from Montreal, Canada

Great atmosphere. A sunday mornig, I go to the job, nobody on the road... Excellent!

15 Mar 2009 12:25am

Ninni from Brazil

Wonderful landscape and another great photo from you!

15 Mar 2009 1:25am

Nacho from Salem, OR, United States

Jack, what a great image. I love the feeling of going down one of these country roads savoring the moment, the opportunity we are given to witness that beauty. Thank you for giving me that moment again. One of these days I'll have to go down to Corvallis and go for a shoot with you. : )

15 Mar 2009 3:06am

@Nacho: I would love that, Nacho. Thanks for your kind words.

Observing from North West, United Kingdom

This shot reminded me of John Denver - Country Roads. It is a superb shot of the countryside.

15 Mar 2009 3:08am

Barbara from Florida, United States

For me there is a sense of deja vu with this scene. It is so familiar, I know I must have experienced before. It is a good feeling from the view.
That exhaust from the tailpipe adds just the right touch to make it real.
Remarkable capture.

15 Mar 2009 3:08am

Diane Schuller from Hythe, Canada

more great composition: love how the road leads the viewer right into the image

16 Mar 2009 9:03pm

Magda from Canada

Fantastic framing and colours! Such beautiful place.....

18 Mar 2009 4:24am