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Vista House

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 21 May 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Looking up the Columbia Gorge toward Vista House at sunset.
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"What use is having a great depth of field, if there is not an adequate depth of feeling?" W. Eugene Smith

Nikon D700 1/320 second F/8.0 ISO 200 70 mm (35mm equiv.)

Catalin from Bucharest, Romania

excellent landscape, the colors are stunning

21 May 2009 5:33am

@Catalin: Thank you.

Annie Viguié from Bordeaux, France

Like a painting Jack ! Marvellous !

21 May 2009 5:49am

@Annie Viguié: Merci, Annie.

zOOm from Paris, France

Great panorama indeed !

21 May 2009 6:01am

Chris Parr from Jefferson City, United States

How stunning!

21 May 2009 6:21am

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

You hooked up with some fine light here Jack!

21 May 2009 6:45am

@Craig: Thanks, Craig; yes, excellent light.

chrissy from uk, United Kingdom

what a stunning view!!

21 May 2009 6:59am

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

Stunning view, stunning light.

21 May 2009 7:04am

@Nicholas: Thanks, Nicholas.

Jean-François from Les Issambres, France

quelle vue merveilleuse !

21 May 2009 7:14am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Stunning view of this landscape!!

21 May 2009 7:44am

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Very beautiful landscape

21 May 2009 7:46am

Yvonne S. from Tilburg, Netherlands

This is gorgeous, amazing, wonderful
and now in Dutch:
adembenemend, verbazingwekkend, prachtig!!

21 May 2009 7:49am

@Yvonne S.: Thank you, Yvonne.

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Don't we just have the most wonderful planet!!! This is really stunning!!!!

21 May 2009 7:51am

@Linerberry: Thanks, Caroline; incredible planet.

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Nice range of colours in a nice range

21 May 2009 8:13am

rem_la from Villiers, France

superbe couleur !

21 May 2009 9:28am

Mithun Varma from Bangalore, India

Wonderful scenery!! Looks like a painting. Great shot.

21 May 2009 9:40am

@Mithun Varma: Thanks, Mithun.

lydia from Paris, France

Superbe panorama , nice colors Jack !

21 May 2009 9:51am

@lydia: Thank you, Lydia.

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

Wonderful ! We can just sit there and look at this beauty !

21 May 2009 9:56am

@Marie-Hélène Ammor: Thank you, M-H.

Ian from Adelaide, Australia

That's an amazing view.. Nice capture.

21 May 2009 10:10am

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

Now that would be an outstanding place to live. Very nice image.

21 May 2009 10:17am

laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Magnifique panorama !

21 May 2009 10:37am

Julian Kilsby from Birmingham, United Kingdom

Beautiful vista, lovely golden colours.

21 May 2009 10:39am

@Julian Kilsby: Thanks, Julian.

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Wow.........what a wonderful view you've shared here. Is Vista House an inn?
5 stars, Jack!

21 May 2009 11:15am

@Judy: Thanks, Judy. Vista House, the most photographed icon of the Columbia Gorge, is an interpretive center http://www.vistahouse.com/

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

Great panorama with perfect golden light! 5 stars indeed!

21 May 2009 11:42am

@vu@granby - Wolfgang: Thank you.

xavier cardell from menorca-barcelona, Spain

Amazing landscape. Nice time of the day for shooting, well done

21 May 2009 12:13pm

@xavier cardell: Gracias.

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

Vista House for sure. You have captured it beautifully. The golden light is exquisite.

21 May 2009 12:40pm

@Lee: Thanks, Lee.

willow from Chelsea, United States

Perfec tlight - the best time of the day. What an amazing place!

21 May 2009 12:50pm

@willow: Thanks, Willow.

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States

What a great shot

21 May 2009 1:38pm

@Onlymehdi: Thank you.

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old Pembroke Dock boy,Wales), Germany

What an amazing panorama,lovely warm colours add to this delightful shot.

21 May 2009 2:08pm

@Anthony Morgan Lambert: Thank you, Anthony.

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

amazing view -- amazing clarity -- lovely lovely light and shot!!

21 May 2009 2:23pm

@dj.tigersprout: Thanks, dj.

PATRICK from miramas, France

beautiful landscape

21 May 2009 2:23pm

Ajay from Pune, India

Super excellent view. And as ever, your warm tone works so very well.

21 May 2009 2:24pm

@Ajay: Thanks, Ajay.

isidro from Spain

muy bonita te a quedado esta imagen!

21 May 2009 3:00pm

DON from spokane, United States

A gorgeous view of the gorge. I especially like the warming sunlight and the long shadows. A beautiful landscape.

21 May 2009 3:16pm

@DON: Thanks, Don.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Beautiful shot of this very cool place.

21 May 2009 3:20pm

@Steve Rice: Thanks, Steve; it's not that far from you.

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Beautifully composed and processed!!! Looks like such a lovely area......Seems I may have found a new laptop that will run everything I need, retails at $1,049, and is on sale for Memorial Day for $609!! Yeah!!!

21 May 2009 3:31pm

@Susan: Thanks, Susan. There certainly are no deals on Macs like you got!!

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

What an amazing place to be! Love the colors of the picture!

21 May 2009 3:42pm

@Elena Kotrotsou: Thank you.

Mariana from waterloo, Canada

BEAUTIFUL ! These warm tones I love so much ! Wonderfully done !

21 May 2009 4:04pm

@Mariana: Thank you.

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a beautiful golden light that bathes this view superb, jack!
nice shot!
friendships!

21 May 2009 4:15pm

@marc battault: Merci.

k@ from Paristanbul*, France

Wow, I'd love to visit this whole area, it's just amazing, gorgeous, soothing - love your light too...

21 May 2009 4:20pm

@k@: Thanks, Karine.

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Fabuleux ! 5 stars

21 May 2009 4:31pm

@Marie LC: Thank you, Marie.

khadi from New Delhi, India

Amazing landscape. Really well composed. I like the golden light on the cliff and how the river leads your eye to it.

21 May 2009 4:35pm

@khadi: Thank you.

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece

What a light and what a view!

21 May 2009 4:43pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

GORGEOUS! The light is spectacular! I love everything about this...It is a place that is on my list of "must see's"

21 May 2009 5:10pm

@Tracy: Thanks, Tracy. It's certainly deserving of your list.

Sarah Schneider Photography from Lancaster, United States

Fantastic view...very beautiful landscape! =)

21 May 2009 5:33pm

@Sarah Schneider Photography: Thanks, Sarah.

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Wow! Magnifique paysage, très belle image! j'aime!!!!! Bravo

21 May 2009 5:39pm

@mo.langel: Thanks, Mo.

Ken from United States

Stunning Jack!

21 May 2009 5:54pm

@Ken: Thanks, Ken.

Martine from Brest, France

Superbe lumière !

21 May 2009 6:19pm

@Martine: Thank you.

Mary from PA, United States

Stunning capture....what a marvelous view!!!!! Oh and the quote.....very well said and very true.

21 May 2009 6:49pm

@Mary: Thanks, Mary.

Veronelle from Lens, France

very nice, il y en a qui en ont de la chance

21 May 2009 7:04pm

@Veronelle: Thank you; yes, and I am grateful.

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Wow Jack! The colour and your composition make this so breathtaking. What a view...what a scene.

21 May 2009 8:22pm

@bluechameleon: Thanks, Sharon; I think that we waited there for over an hour to get this light. (I certainly wasted a lot of shots while we were waiting around!!)

Celeb from Madrid, Spain

Nice place. Great colours and composition..

21 May 2009 9:20pm

Jen from St. George, United States

Great shot! The light is fantastic, and the composition is perfect! I'm not sure I would want to live there, but I don't think I would mind visiting... :)

21 May 2009 9:22pm

Suzanne from Huntington Bch, California, United States

My very first thought was that this is some place in Europe. It just has that look. Beautiful landscape.

21 May 2009 9:36pm

@Suzanne: Thanks, Suzanne. It is so nice to have you back posting photographs on Am3.

alex centrella from United States

simply stunning !

21 May 2009 9:48pm

@alex centrella: Thanks, Alex.

Vachel from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

fantastic... nice composition and beautiful view

21 May 2009 10:32pm

@Vachel: Thank you.

vu@granby Gilles Martineau from Granby, Québec, Canada

Time of taking photo was judicious, light and colors spectacular!

22 May 2009 1:45am

LauraS from Chico, United States

Magnificent shot! Love how clear it is to see so far off. Nice framing, great colors and light.

22 May 2009 2:37am

@LauraS: Thanks, Laura.

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

That house has one amazing view! Is it private owned or a hotel? Great photo taken from a great spot, it really shows the wideness of nature in this area.

22 May 2009 2:57am

@Monique: It's now an interpretive center http://www.vistahouse.com/

Toni from Eastern Washington, United States

Beautiful, Jack! Love the warm tones from the setting sun. Great capture of the gorge.

22 May 2009 7:04am

BoB from Milano, Italy

wow this landscape leaves me wordless

22 May 2009 1:37pm

Beau Mitchell from Gold Coast, Australia

Wow, what an amazing landscape! I really like the processing :)

22 May 2009 3:52pm

Isabelle from Liège, Belgium

Wonderful view and very beautiful light ! Great picture!!!

22 May 2009 7:04pm

oncho from granada, Spain

Una maravilla de sitio y de foto

22 May 2009 7:26pm

dkc from Xanthi, Greece

Amazing depth of field and such a beautiful landscape!

23 May 2009 7:01am

dan from kenmare, Andorra

nice capture of the columbia & vista house. SInce the sky is devoid of clouds, I'd crop it some.

23 May 2009 11:25pm

@dan: Dan - I went back into LR; did a virtual copy and cropped it, and then did a side by side comparison. I agree with you; a crop improves the image; thanks, yours is the kind of comment that I very much appreciate.

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

What an amazing view. I love the tones, the golds and the coppers in this image. *le sigh*

24 May 2009 4:59am

@bluechameleon: This absolutely is an incredible view.

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Fantastic view ...absolutely a superb capture...love the tones and light...

24 May 2009 5:50am

Véro from Peisey-Nancroix, France

beautiful landscape, reminds me a bit of the autumn colours and softness . trees have not got yet their spring leaves ?

24 May 2009 7:09am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Wow! What a view! Gorgeous golden tones....

24 May 2009 7:20am

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

how stunning

24 May 2009 8:01am

Barbara from Florida, United States

This is so beautiful, the scene, the image stirs my passion for photography, nature, the earth and to be standing there.
I will look futher into the link of the Vista House.
Magnificent!

4 Oct 2009 2:03pm

@Barbara: Thank you. This was taken the first evening of the Gorge Workshop.