Share this photo on Twitter Share this photo on Facebook Share this photo on Google+ Share this photo on StumbleUpon

Hug Point Beach

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 6 October 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Hug Point Beach was a little jewel. PS - that's not softness in the lower left; that's fog coming across.
**************************************************************

WHEELER BAY - all of the shots the previous 6 days included Wheeler Bay,
an ocean bay. It looks like a lake, but it is not.
**************************************************************

"Great dancers are great not because of their technique; they are great because of their passion." Martha Graham

Nikon D700 1/320 second F/10.0 ISO 200 48 mm (35mm equiv.)

Manola from Bassens, France

Effectively, this bay is filled with adorable sweetness..... I like....

6 Oct 2010 5:06am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Lovely contrast between the soft mist and the craggy rocks-love it!

6 Oct 2010 6:36am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A very beautiful place that makes the mysterious mist. Superb shot. Good day.

6 Oct 2010 6:52am

Florence from Paris, France

This is really an outstanding photo Jack, in the pure spirit of Ansel Adams, a tribute to wild spaces, to stillness. Hopefuly some places seem to easily escape from human kind, they remain untouch, almost virgin. This is really delightful to be a witness of such thing. Thanks for sharing.

6 Oct 2010 7:37am

Larry Elkins from Bisbee, United States

WOW!

6 Oct 2010 8:46am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

So nice!

6 Oct 2010 8:58am

Annie from Bordeaux, France

I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.........................

6 Oct 2010 9:27am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful atmosphere! Nice shot!

6 Oct 2010 9:31am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

I love the soft tones in this lovely monochrome Jack!

6 Oct 2010 11:01am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

You have created a wonderful mood here Jack! Great contrast between the fog and the sharp lines of the rocks. Well done! ;-)

6 Oct 2010 11:53am

Sylvie49 capture image from Vallée de la Loire, France

Etrange atmosphère !

6 Oct 2010 12:08pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Gorgeous! That fog makes the image sing!

6 Oct 2010 12:49pm

Macrobaby from Vancouver, Canada

Such softness in the mood here with the mist rising over the trees. Lovely..

6 Oct 2010 1:03pm

Mariana Maodush from Waterloo, Canada

Great image with super atmospheric mood !

6 Oct 2010 1:05pm

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

nice spot.

6 Oct 2010 1:44pm

Don from Spokane, United States

I like the picturesque terrain and its variety in this shot. Excellent black and white shot.

6 Oct 2010 2:44pm

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Cool shot.

6 Oct 2010 2:49pm

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

You get a great sense of scale when you see that tiny little person in the framing! A beautiful place and I like the mood created by the upcoming fog.

6 Oct 2010 3:14pm

kerfendal from Paris, France

a great landscape, close to a dream

6 Oct 2010 3:17pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

I love the quietness. Excellent composition, perfect in monochrome.
Because of your images of the beauty of the West coast, it is always on my mind to get out West. I have been to the West coast a few times, but not Oregon.

6 Oct 2010 3:46pm

@Barbara: thank you for all of your recent kind comments. if you come to oregon, i have much to show you

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

wonderful mood captured

6 Oct 2010 3:55pm

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Superb image.

6 Oct 2010 4:03pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

So cool!1 Ccan we actually hug our loved ones on this beach??

6 Oct 2010 4:25pm

@Denny Jump Photo: absolutely!!!! and anyone else for that matter :)))

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

My eye riveted on the fog in front of the cavelike opening. The hiker really makes clear this is a bigger place than I thought. An excellent image of this beautiful beach. The B&W is smooth and nice.

6 Oct 2010 5:30pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

not only was it cavelike, it was a cave

6 Oct 2010 5:37pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Wonderful find/capture..this is very beautiful..b&w works wonders here...love it...

6 Oct 2010 5:57pm

@StarCosmosBleu: You're on a roll. Many thanks for all of your recent gracious comments.

Sunder from Chennai, India

Great shot in B & W!
Love the mood captured here...

6 Oct 2010 6:05pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

I love the b&w processing for the fog coming in. Super shot.

6 Oct 2010 7:09pm

tataray from france, France

Un super point de vue .. ))
Magnifique N/B.

6 Oct 2010 8:00pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

just superb

6 Oct 2010 8:35pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

WOW! you are very lucky to see this beautiful find! Wonderful shot and POV!

6 Oct 2010 9:13pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Another nice fog shot, Jack.

6 Oct 2010 9:51pm

Bill Laing from Pacific Northwest, United States

A wonderful scene, finely captured. The figure on the rock gives a fortunate sense of scale.

I would re-phrase Martha's observation: "Great dancers are great not SOLELy because of their technique; they are great because of their passion." I think Martha would agree that no amount of passion can rescue a clumsy performance. One thing that we can learn from Martha--and you--is that a mastery of craft makes the passion shine through.

6 Oct 2010 11:09pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is an amazing shot. Terrific greys.

6 Oct 2010 11:36pm

Wilson of Waterbury from Waterbury, Connecticut, United States

Cold and wet :)

7 Oct 2010 12:39am

@Wilson of Waterbury: It actually wasn't that bad.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A very dreamy effect that you've captured with the incoming fog.

7 Oct 2010 3:40am

Kyle from Manhattan KS, United States

Oh, beautiful. Nice softness and atmosphere.

7 Oct 2010 3:49am

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Wonderful B&W work, such a beautiful spot, love the feel and mood the fog adds to this

7 Oct 2010 2:13pm

Irene from France

A mysterious atmosphere... Well done !

7 Oct 2010 6:02pm

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Beautiful! The B&W tones work so well here. I love the mood

7 Oct 2010 7:37pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

I love this in b/w!

9 Oct 2010 2:06pm

@Bettina: Thank you. This actually is one of those photographs that looks far better as a print.

LauraS from Chico, United States

Beautiful b/w Jack. Love the mood it brings to me.

9 Oct 2010 7:52pm

Dutçh from Chicagoland, United States

I feel like I'm looking back in time.. the fog, the shadows.. the.. possible memories. Good photos make us think or.. daydream.

11 Oct 2010 12:41am