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Down to the Sea

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 11 July 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Low tide series.

An act of love, a voluntary taking on oneself of some of the pain of the world, increases the courage and love and hope of all.

- Dorothy Day

NIKON D700 1/500 second F/9.0 ISO 200 48 mm (35mm equiv.)

Marzieh from Iran

really nice
i love your natural photos

11 Jul 2009 9:42am

@Marzieh: Thank you.

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Very beautiful image

11 Jul 2009 9:52am

@Elena Kotrotsou: Thank you.

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

A very beautiful composition ! Colors of sky, sand and sea are superb !

11 Jul 2009 10:28am

@Marie-Hélène Ammor: Merci.

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

To dream, to hope, to live...right there, oh you're killing me...sensational!

11 Jul 2009 10:58am

@Lorraine: Thank you, Lorraine.

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Thank you for your kind comments about my shot yesterday! This is another dreamy shot of a beautiful sea shore..I could spend all day walking around this place. Just excellent.

11 Jul 2009 11:31am

@MrsAmber: Thanks, Kate.

Betty from New Jersey, United States

I feel very much at peace with this series, and I can lose myself in these photos. Again, excellent composition and fantastic work!

11 Jul 2009 11:51am

@Betty: Thanks, Betty.

khadi from New Delhi, India

Beautiful. The composition really works well and I like the colours.

11 Jul 2009 1:17pm

@khadi: Thank you.

zOOm from Paris, France

Excellent frame and a beautilful seaside panorama Jack.

11 Jul 2009 1:37pm

@zOOm: Merci, Flo.

Alivia from Saint-Etienne, France

a dreamy picture with a wide wild sky on the green sea as a long line for horizon..a briht light on the honey sand and this so clear.. a very great shot I like very miuch..have a nice day Jack.

11 Jul 2009 2:04pm

@Alivia: Merci, dear Dane.

don from spokane, United States

You made a fine composition out of this stream. I like the wide mouth at the beginning and how it works its way to the sea. A fine image.

11 Jul 2009 3:31pm

@don: Thanks, Don.

Barbara from Florida, United States

I imagine being there. Beautiful. Nice quote.

11 Jul 2009 3:48pm

@Barbara: Thanks, Barb.

MARIANA from waterloo, Canada

Oh, I love this shot even more than previous one. Love the feeling of wide and huge, open space! EXCELLENT !

11 Jul 2009 4:04pm

@MARIANA: Thanks, Mariana.

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

I really like your POV for these images, Jack ... so often we don't focus on the foregrounds in life.

11 Jul 2009 5:33pm

@Judy: I tend to be obsessed with the foreground in landscape shots.

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Beautiful image.

11 Jul 2009 5:47pm

Hema Iyer from Bangalore, India

very beautiful

11 Jul 2009 6:00pm

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

PS: ...... a good "obsession" to have! :D

11 Jul 2009 6:06pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Splendide paysage, merveilleuse image!

11 Jul 2009 6:52pm

@mo.langel: Merci.

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

very beautiful lanscape ! wich a perfect light !
friendly ,jack !

11 Jul 2009 7:44pm

@marc battault: Merci, Marc.

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Wow! Absolutely beautiful in shape and colour!!

11 Jul 2009 7:49pm

@bluechameleon: Thanks, Sharon. It also converts nicely to monochrome.

Helma from Tehran, Iran

Wonderful !!!

11 Jul 2009 7:51pm

@Helma: Thank you.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Lovely light on the sand and water.

11 Jul 2009 7:54pm

@Steve Rice: Thanks, Steve.

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Ah, what a peaceful image......beautifully composed......just perfectly lovely....inspiring me to head to the beach later.....

11 Jul 2009 7:57pm

@Susan: Thanks, Susan.

k@ from Paris, France

As if continents were like a puzzle we could take with 2 fingers, love the sensation here !

11 Jul 2009 9:00pm

Diane Schuller from Hythe, Canada

This is amazing. The eye is drawn out and beyond; excellent clarity, and a general feeling of serenity

11 Jul 2009 9:41pm

@Diane Schuller: Thanks, Diane. You seem to be having a great time on flickr.

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Beautiful view!!

11 Jul 2009 9:45pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

joli paysage, très zen.

11 Jul 2009 10:12pm

Claudia from Illinois, United States

Oh, i just love this! Love the wide angle (seems almost wider than 44mm), and those different gold tones against the muted blue/gray.

12 Jul 2009 2:12am

@Claudia: Thanks, Claudia; it seems wider to me as well.

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Beautiful scene! I love wide angle low to the ground shots!
(Thank you so much for the info on how you get your images ready to post, I never knew about how to set all that up in LR--easy as pie!)

12 Jul 2009 3:54am

Toni from Eastern Washington, United States

You're really making me miss the ocean. Gorgeous shot!

12 Jul 2009 7:13am

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece

I love this one!

12 Jul 2009 4:17pm

Sarah Schneider Photography from Lancaster, United States

What a beautiful place. =)

12 Jul 2009 5:30pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

river to the sea -- how i love to stomp around in these shallow waters!! as a kid and certainly still -- such a wonderful elation!! :)

13 Jul 2009 3:09am

Tammy-Cricket from somewhere out there, United States

Once again I feel the need to take my shoes off and just wade. I have really enjoyed these images.

13 Jul 2009 5:41am

Peter Mannfolk from Landskrona, Sweden

Nice leading line created by the river. /Peter

13 Jul 2009 8:18pm

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Beautiful seascape

14 Jul 2009 8:27am

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

Lovely depth to this shot,my eye just follows the water..

15 Jul 2009 3:26pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Nice angle of view for this one. Nice sweep of water going into the ocean.

18 Jul 2009 12:32am

Vanilla Wine from United States

Nice shot, very relaxing. great composition of colors

27 Jul 2009 8:30pm

@Vanilla Wine: Thanks; this may be my favorite shot of that day at the Coast.