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Classic Mendocino #2

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 22 May 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

This was taken from the southern headlands.

Nikon D700 1/800 second F/10.0 ISO 200 52 mm (35mm equiv.)

PATRICK from miramas, France

just marvelous capture

22 May 2010 5:22am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

très joli ce premier plan tout de bleu parsemé

22 May 2010 5:23am

Richard from Montferland, Netherlands

A beauty with great colors!!!

22 May 2010 5:29am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Stunning colors and detail. What a gorgeous coastline. The flowers are incredible. I'm getting in the car right now!

22 May 2010 5:33am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Beautiful composition, I like the movement in the sea and these blue flowers.

22 May 2010 5:36am

Photome from Uden, Netherlands

Lovely composition, very special romantic scene!

22 May 2010 7:43am

tataray from france, France

cadre magnifique, avec un avant plan superbe.
Bien vu !...

22 May 2010 8:04am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A panorama of great beauty to this Saturday morning. Today we see the sky ... Today we do a portrait of the sea and its coastline full of flowers. Today is the light and color mixed. A work of art in itself! A pleasure to watch warm and beautiful. Nature in all its splendor. Thank you very much friend Jack! Muchos besos! Adela

22 May 2010 8:51am

Pixator from kerman, Iran

What sea how everything beautiful flowers.

22 May 2010 10:09am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

I'll say it's a Classic, WOW you fill my eyes with joy, again :)

22 May 2010 10:55am

Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ from Berlin, Germany

Haven! Such a paradise - superb shot!!

22 May 2010 12:49pm

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Fantastic colors!!! Great capture!

22 May 2010 1:27pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Beautiful Jack!

22 May 2010 2:03pm

Susan from Sausalito, United States

The spot of yellow in the waves is curiously beautiful. And the vivid blue flowers trick they eye and the photograph seems to become something else. Motion everywhere in this lovely work.

22 May 2010 3:02pm

Don from spokane, United States

The wildflowers make a fine foreground element in this fine shot of the surf's action. Nice one.

22 May 2010 3:22pm

@Don: Thanks. It's all about the foreground.

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful . Love flowers in foreground :) Great compo .

22 May 2010 4:43pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

The colors are just stunning and so are the composition and details!

22 May 2010 4:51pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

You paint Mendocino in a new light, Jack. Wonderfully composed and effects.

22 May 2010 4:59pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

marvelous and terrefic shot

22 May 2010 5:39pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

The colors are very beautiful, like a little corner of paradise. Splendid pdv. Good day.

22 May 2010 5:46pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

gorgeous colors John !

22 May 2010 7:26pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

I love the panoramic crop for this view. The little purple flowers in the foreground adds a wonderful colourful effect to the whole view.

22 May 2010 8:00pm

@kiwisa: Thank you. I first tried it without the crop and almost deleted it.

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

That gorgeous water again, and wonderful foreground flowers!

22 May 2010 8:29pm

@Judy: In a couple of days, the water gets even better.

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Gorgeous colors; brilliant sunlight.

22 May 2010 10:31pm

Lori from Michigan, United States

really beautiful, the blue flowers add so much. nicely done.

22 May 2010 10:38pm

k@ from Paris, France

It's not flowers by the wild sea, it's sea by wild flowers we should say sometimes like here !

22 May 2010 10:48pm

@k@: The original photo had lots of sea, but I wanted the focus of attention to be the flowers; so I cropped out most of the sea.

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Another beauty! Your landscape shots are wonderful. Lovely composition and detail.

22 May 2010 11:51pm

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Wow, I have to visit there again and take a better look...your ocean and flower colors are so vivid. Inspiring.

23 May 2010 12:11am

@Dulcie: It is a fabulous place. I've never seen such a diversity and abundance of wildflowers on the headlands as this year.

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Saturation works beautifully....here's my little tale.....on the flight out to San Fran, there was a lovely little story in the airplane mag about Mendocino......since the whole trip was going to be whatever "I" wanted to do, I decided it'd be fun to drive up to Mendocino from San Fran on our first full day.....little did I realize that it was basically an all day trip, up and back, and a lot of it, on roads where I had my eyes covered, and my "driver" got a huge kick out of the fact that I'd wanted to take the "beautiful ride", and then was chicken to look out over the edge for most of it!!! And the other bad news was, my good old 35mm cam decided it wasn't happy being in california, so it basically punked out on me!!! That was about 7 years ago, and I'm planning on making him bring me back there again, soon.....

23 May 2010 1:58am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Simply gorgeous.

23 May 2010 3:39am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wonderful capture, Jack.

23 May 2010 3:56am

Barbara from Florida, United States

The violet blue flowers pop, I like the vivid color and textures. A magnificent image, Jack.

23 May 2010 4:05am

k@ from Paris, France

(i understood perfectly and that's what i pointed here & appreciated ;)

23 May 2010 6:58am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

wonderful setting for the beauties

23 May 2010 9:39am

"Dutch" from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful vivid colors!

24 May 2010 3:00am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

A very lovely shot and point of view...beautiful.

24 May 2010 2:13pm