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Over the River and . . .

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 31 December 2009 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

"Over the river and through the woods, to grandmother's house we go."

NIKON D700 1/2000 second F/11.0 ISO 200 85 mm (35mm equiv.)

zahra from shiraz, Iran

great,very nice.

31 Dec 2009 5:09am

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

Nice car :)

31 Dec 2009 6:11am

Yvon from Orleans, France

happy new year to you and yours, Jack

31 Dec 2009 6:42am

Meysam from Montreal, Canada

Nice and strong! I like the contrast in this photo. Great job!

31 Dec 2009 6:59am

STEED from Gueret, France

STRONG !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy New Year to You ......

31 Dec 2009 7:21am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Reflects, reflects much reflects! Nice work Jack! Happy new year to you... and kisses!

31 Dec 2009 7:22am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Beautiful framing and color contrast, it's a cinematogaphic plan :)

31 Dec 2009 7:32am

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Happy New Year John !! All the best to you and family.

31 Dec 2009 7:58am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

~` aww~` enjoy a lovely time~~ a great picture~~
~` happy new year~~

31 Dec 2009 8:05am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

So....you're on your way...to welcome the New Year! have a lovely time and may the New Year wrap you and yours in happiness and joy!

31 Dec 2009 8:42am

Florence from Paris, France

Jack, I wish you a lovely and peaceful and the happiest wishes for this new year to come, for you and all of yours.

31 Dec 2009 9:07am

Manel from Girona, Spain

A happy new year to you too.

31 Dec 2009 9:25am

Amir Madanipour from Karaj, Iran

****************************----/...Merry Christmas.../----****************************

31 Dec 2009 10:18am

Stéphane Themeze from Maryland, United States

Happy New Year John to You and Your Close Ones!

31 Dec 2009 10:48am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Happy New year Jack with your family and your grandmother.

31 Dec 2009 10:53am

@Marie LC: Thank you. That line about "grandmother's house" is from a poem. At 74, I am the oldest member of our family. When it comes to New Year's celebrations, we always just stay put.

Betty from Phillipsburg, United States

My father always said... "Over the river and through the woods, and they still find us!" Since my parents moved to Pennsylvania from New Jersey over the Delaware River and a new house in the woods! :-) Happy New Year, Jack!

31 Dec 2009 12:17pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Nice capture ! I wish you and your family all the best for 2010 !!!

31 Dec 2009 1:56pm

LESLIE from norwich, United Kingdom

Great image John ... Happy 2010 to you & your family

31 Dec 2009 2:25pm

Jacqueline from Montréal, Canada

Drive carefully to the end of the year and let's stay in touch trough our photographs !

31 Dec 2009 2:31pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Over the River to New 2010 , into brighter , better future .....

Have a wonderful New Year Eve, Jack with your dearest !!!!

Wishing you all the best in 2010 :)))

31 Dec 2009 2:44pm

@MARIANA: What a marvelous greeting! May all of your dreams come to fruition in 2010. And may it be a year filled with joy, blessing and peace, dear Mariana.

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

A happy and healthy New Year for you & and family Jack!

31 Dec 2009 3:12pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Happy New Year, Jack. Love your shots. Keep em' coming in 2010.

31 Dec 2009 3:22pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Great shot! Amazing that you were able to get the moving car, and all the scenery in the background without movement showing in the car! PRO Skills!
Happy New Year to you and your family!

31 Dec 2009 3:41pm

@Tracy: Thanks, Tracy. Look at the shutter speed. If you want movement, wait until tomorrow.

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

great New Year Eve dear Jack !

31 Dec 2009 4:05pm

lydia from Paris, France

Happy new year for 2010 Jack !!

31 Dec 2009 5:10pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

In a hybrid of course! I like the process and the story behind the title.
Happy New Year, Jack!
Wishing you and yours a wonderful 2010.

31 Dec 2009 5:17pm

alex centrella from California, United States

great shot..like the movement...have a Happy new year..

31 Dec 2009 5:29pm

rem_la from Villiers, France

magnifique couleurs !
mes meilleurs voeux pour 2010 !

31 Dec 2009 5:40pm

Polydactyle from Montreal, Canada

Like this kind of urban composition. Happy Nwe Year!!

31 Dec 2009 5:42pm

SAMANTHA from Canada

Fantastic image!

31 Dec 2009 5:44pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

need to come back to kiss you and squeeze you from happiness you bring me with these wishes :)))

31 Dec 2009 5:51pm

@MARIANA: A kiss and a squeeze from you, dear Mariana, would sustain the soul (not to mention the body) for a long time!!

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

you are a true gentleman, a true soul ;)))

31 Dec 2009 5:51pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

when I said - a true soul , I thought - A true SOUL MAN !!!!

My GIFT for you : Blues Brothers - Soul Man

31 Dec 2009 5:53pm

@MARIANA: And you are, indeed, a Soul Friend! And your work is a wonderful ongoing inspiration to all of us on Am3!! "The Blues Brothers" is a classic. What a tragedy to lose Belushi!

[email protected] from Paris, France

Many happy vibes in your heart and around with family, friends and dearest yours - and many more splendid images from the Chief J4J !

31 Dec 2009 6:00pm

Bill Laing from Pacific Northwest, United States

Hope you weren't driving!?! Nice shot--it really says "bridges"

31 Dec 2009 6:16pm

@Bill Laing: I was standing on the walkway across the Hawthorne Bridge.

SOUL AFLAME from The bosom of Mother Nature, United Kingdom

So many layers in a single shot, from the foreground leaves on the cars windshield to the bridges far and distance, the tree line and the bank mof clouds. A great observation, Jack. A toast to you this evening as my mind becomes numb with New year happiness and alcohol, I hope 2010 brings you health, love and happiness.

31 Dec 2009 6:18pm

@SOUL AFLAME: Thanks, Paul. Not a drop of alcohol for me since 1987; guess that I will have welcome 2010 clear-eyed :))

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Happy new year!

31 Dec 2009 6:20pm

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

Happy New Year!

31 Dec 2009 6:51pm

Ajay from Pune, India

2009 is being left behind and now crossing over to 2010.... I wish you and your loved ones a very happy new happy where you tread over the bridges to your happinesses.

31 Dec 2009 7:19pm

laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Happy new Year to you and your family.

31 Dec 2009 7:19pm

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

Happy New Year Jack!

31 Dec 2009 7:32pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Totally cool! Happy New Year!

31 Dec 2009 7:34pm

Slackwater - don from spokane, United States

An even better collection of bridges in this shot. I always like how the tinted windshields filter the light.
A very successful shot. Happy New Year...may 2010 be one of the best ever.

31 Dec 2009 7:35pm

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

I really like your shot of the car with leaves and the bridges, however the river's emptying out to the left, Jack ... sorry, I think I have levels in my eyes.
Happy New Year ... we're staying in and safe!

31 Dec 2009 9:20pm

@Judy: Check it out now. The horizon of the river is level. The bridges create a slight optical illusion.

kerfendal from Paris, France

Happy new year 2010

31 Dec 2009 10:12pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great processing in HDR to bring out the character seen in the clouds. And what normally would have been a shaded silhouette, the man's facial features in the nearby Toyota are quite detectable. Happy New Year!

31 Dec 2009 10:29pm

@Steven: No HDR, Steven. A little Tonal Contrast in Nik's Color Efex.

Denise from Duncannon, United States

Like how you captured this action shot. I wonder if this couple realizes that people all over the workd are looking at them? Just love those bridge!

31 Dec 2009 10:57pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

happy new year

31 Dec 2009 11:03pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Cool shot !! Happy 2010 !

1 Jan 2010 1:33am

Bishop from Houston, United States

Figuratively crossing the bridge into the New Year! Here's to wishing all the best to you and yours! :)

1 Jan 2010 1:41am

BJ from Murfreesboro, United States

great shot, lots to look at. Happy New Year

1 Jan 2010 2:50am

Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

love the leaves in the background, and the leaves on the widnshield of the car. nicely done!
and so, crossing the bridge into a new year. happy 2010 jack.

1 Jan 2010 4:46am

JamesC from portland, United States

Happy new year!

1 Jan 2010 4:59am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Fantastic shot!

1 Jan 2010 5:25am

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

*Smile of approval* ... I like it better, do you?

1 Jan 2010 6:07pm

@Judy: Yep.

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice processing. Great colors.

3 Jan 2010 2:26pm