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End of Another Adventure

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 27 March 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

It was another wonderful overnight at the Coast.

(PLEASE NOTE: Lots of people are not receiving comments because they don't get their posts up in time.)

"I knew who I was when I woke up this morning, but I must have changed
several times since then."

-- Lewis Carroll's ' Alice In Wonderland'

Canon PowerShot G10 1/500 second F/7.1 ISO 125 31 mm

Scott Schilling from San Martin, United States

Absolutely fantastic - These are great godbeams they are so nice and close - beautiful work! and incredible color!

27 Mar 2009 5:23am

@Scott Schilling: Thanks, Scott. Maybe at a later date, I will post some of the neat tide pool shots that I got (also with the G10).

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A golden world. Very beautiful.

27 Mar 2009 5:49am

Toni from Eastern Washington, United States

This is gorgeous, Jack. I like what Scott called them - "godbeams"...they truly are. Well done.

27 Mar 2009 5:54am

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Very beautiful

27 Mar 2009 5:56am

isidro from Spain

espectacular captura! muy bonito como penetran los rayos de sol

27 Mar 2009 6:03am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Splendid sunset !

27 Mar 2009 6:16am

Ajay from Pune, India

Love that golden sky and that search light from the divine. :-)

27 Mar 2009 6:25am

Lydie et Roland from BESANCON, France

Superb Sky !!

27 Mar 2009 6:27am

Suzanne from Huntington Bch, California, United States

Heavenly it.

27 Mar 2009 6:28am

Annie Viguié from Bordeaux, France

i love ! :o)

27 Mar 2009 6:37am

marie from perth, Australia

Hello Jack, this photo is inspiration in itself. It makes me believe that the world is so beautiful for a good reason, you have moved me with this photo Jack. Love it.

27 Mar 2009 6:51am

oncho from granada, Spain

Buena John8Jack, te vas superando en fotos y colejas aminus,esa tonalidad de amarillo tiene tu nombre,buen cielo colega...

27 Mar 2009 6:59am

Stunner from Kingston, Jamaica


27 Mar 2009 7:08am

Jean-François from Les Issambres, France

great moment !!!!!!!!!! *************

27 Mar 2009 7:18am

Yvonne S. from Tilburg, Netherlands

Your photos become more beautiful every day, this one is stunning!

27 Mar 2009 7:22am

Mathilde from Fontainebleau, France

The sky is covered with gold and blends flowing! superb light for a beautiful sunset!

27 Mar 2009 8:11am

LeenaM from Joensuu, Finland

This is most impressive image I remember ! Perfect!

27 Mar 2009 8:12am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Glorious sunset with wonderful rays of light illuminating the ocean, top shot

27 Mar 2009 8:24am

Veronelle from Lens, France

yes well done great capture

27 Mar 2009 8:53am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Lovely golden tones in the image.. great capture!

27 Mar 2009 9:02am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

incredible sunset ! really fantastic moment !

27 Mar 2009 9:06am

@Anna.C: Thank you, Anna. This was as we were saying goodbye for the day.

Shutterbug from India

gorgeous! i hope u have a uv filter though! :)

27 Mar 2009 9:37am

@Shutterbug: You bet!

k@ from Paris, France

A magnificient postcard of gorgeous Nature at work !

27 Mar 2009 9:53am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

WOW! Amazing composition, the way the light comes out of the clouds is breathtaking!

27 Mar 2009 10:17am

Betty from New Jersey, United States

The color is just amazing! An absolutely gorgeous shot! I can't imagine being there to see something like this. Spectacular!

27 Mar 2009 10:39am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Quel magnifique ciel!!!! Une image de toute beauté!

27 Mar 2009 11:05am

Peggy M. from somewhere in, France

wow ! It's beautiful Jack ! A divine image! There's a melody which stands out from the image, the beauty also listens to, here. Magnificent.

27 Mar 2009 11:22am

@Peggy M.: Thank you, dear friend.

Alivia from Saint-Etienne, France

l'aventure se termine dans un éclat de soleil et l'embrasement du ciel et la lumière sur la mer, quel beau voyage, nous avons fait en ta compagnie, John, merci.

27 Mar 2009 11:44am

rem_la from Villiers, France

attention ca brule !

27 Mar 2009 12:29pm

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece


27 Mar 2009 12:50pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

I agree with Stunner, BREATHTAKING!
It has been a magnificent journey in this adventure.

27 Mar 2009 1:12pm

@Barbara: Thanks, Barb. We had fabulous weather on both recent trips to the Coast. On the first trip we had overcast the second day, but it made for some lovely shots.

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

There is definitely something surreal about this shot. WOW! Definitely a five out of five.....

27 Mar 2009 1:12pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thanks, Eric.

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

I like Scott's reference to "Godbeams", for that is how I see them also. Rays like these are so beautiful over water and this is simply gorgeous.
Yours are the reverse of my sunrise rays posted last Monday, and with totally different colors.

27 Mar 2009 1:18pm

@Judy: Right! The sky is magic in all of its delights. I call these "Resurrection" shots (Easter is not far off).

dogilicious from Millerstown, PA, United States

Fantastic! a great end to the adventure!

27 Mar 2009 1:30pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

What a Goodbye! When my kids were little, they called the beams "Miracle Light" and they believed that wherever you could see these, a miracle was happening....They never knew how right they were! (They are now 17 & 21... I wonder if they still believe?)

27 Mar 2009 1:37pm

@Tracy: I don't think that they every forget that kind of thing from their childhood.

alireza from tehran, Iran

nice sun set/ i like the light/ but i think some noise is in your sky

27 Mar 2009 1:47pm

@alireza: Yes, there is some noise in the dark clouds. Thanks for pointing it out, but I'm too lazy at this point to take out. This is what happens with a low grade jpeg; I'll be more careful with my settings next time.

marcel lemieux/star_cosmos_bleu from bedford.Quebec, Canada

A very lovely capture..nice rays piercing out of that sky...nice tones.......peaceful...

27 Mar 2009 2:03pm

@marcel lemieux/star_cosmos_bleu: Yesterday's shot was taken as we were going down to the beach. Today's was taken as we were leaving.

zahai from Berlin, Germany the tones, they give that kind of surreal feeling...

27 Mar 2009 2:09pm

@zahai: The sky constantly dazzles us with its magic!

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

Spectacular sunset and a real good capture of those lovely sun rays!

27 Mar 2009 2:20pm

Hema Iyer from Bangalore, India

Stunning image. Absolute beauty. Fantastic.

27 Mar 2009 2:49pm

jim from sebastopol, United States

wow! This is one of those photos that speak volumes! congratulations on this truly wonderful image! jim

27 Mar 2009 2:58pm

@jim: Thanks, Jim.

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

breakthrough beautiful sun!

27 Mar 2009 3:01pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Makes you want to go back : ] best...jerry

27 Mar 2009 3:04pm

@ordinaryimages: Yep!!

Mary from PA, United States

What a gorgeous color!! Love how it is captured in the water as well. Wonderful as always.

27 Mar 2009 3:05pm

@Mary: Thanks, Mary!

Cricket-Tammy from United States

I guess I have officially landed as far as my mind can take me today. This is beautiful. I could sit here for hours and dream all day. Thank you for sharing these pictures.

27 Mar 2009 3:14pm

don from Spokane, United States

A wonderful shot of the sun's rays though these clouds. I also like the gleam on the water's surface. A very appealing shot.

27 Mar 2009 3:14pm

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

Almost biblical rays, Jack. Stunning. The sort of beauty that makes me both humble and glad to be alive as I survey the magnitude of the imagery. An absolute jewel of a shot

27 Mar 2009 3:26pm

@EYES WIDE SHUT: Thanks, Paul.

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

The closing scene from an epic movie. Very cool.

27 Mar 2009 3:36pm

willow from Chelsea, United States

A perfect end I'd say. This is breathtaking.

27 Mar 2009 3:37pm

Diane Schuller from Hythe, Canada

Jack, this is like heaven opening up to us ... great capture!

27 Mar 2009 3:46pm

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Wow, great light! The sunbeams are spectacular, and I like the large wave rolling in

27 Mar 2009 3:49pm

Bill Brown from California, United States

Excellent capture! Love the sky.

27 Mar 2009 3:55pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Jack.... this one's just awe inspiring!!! Great capture of a wonderful image....

27 Mar 2009 4:41pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Golden. Just golden.

27 Mar 2009 5:09pm

Christian from Mantes La Jolie, France


27 Mar 2009 5:20pm

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

Just amazingly beautiful.

27 Mar 2009 6:40pm

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

Awesome work!!!

27 Mar 2009 9:13pm

Niña from New York, United States

truly majestic! just like the One who created it! nice job!

27 Mar 2009 9:22pm

@Niña: You've got that right about the One who created it!

stormtrooper from Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

Thats from a G10? I should get one them soon.

27 Mar 2009 10:27pm

@stormtrooper: It is a neat little P&S with RAW capability.

PATRICK from miramas, France

great capture

27 Mar 2009 11:03pm

Mirza Ahmad from Thames Ditton, United Kingdom

Well captured, looks like a nice end to a wonderful day.

28 Mar 2009 12:34am

@Mirza Ahmad: It was; thank you.

JJ from Jersey City, United States

This is breathtakingly beautiful, the as Scott calls them godbeams are spectacular

28 Mar 2009 12:50am

observing from North West, United Kingdom

Spectacular sunset over a calm ocean, it's a wonderful shot.

28 Mar 2009 1:42am

LauraS from Chico, United States

Oh, my, I'm speechless. Almost. I'm in awe. Inspiring shot.

28 Mar 2009 3:38am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Absolutely breathtaking! Splendid capture!

28 Mar 2009 5:45am

Lesley from Lincoln, United States

Outstanding photo, Jack. The color is amazing.

28 Mar 2009 10:47pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Lovely sunset to end this lovely series of Coast images.

29 Mar 2009 8:59am

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

Gods golden rays just beautiful

30 Mar 2009 3:59am

Ninni from Brazil

Wow! What a sunset! Marvellous!

31 Mar 2009 1:56pm

shallowregret from Kongsberg, Norway


1 Apr 2009 2:44pm