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Stalking the Light

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 2 May 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

NIKON D700 1/320 second F/10.0 ISO 400 22 mm (35mm equiv.)

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Wonderful image!

2 May 2011 5:10am

Bill Laing from Pacific Northwest, United States

Max takes center stage--an what a stage it is!!

2 May 2011 5:18am

sunstonemaria from California, United States

wow .. what a sweet dog! Beautiful shiny sand, wonderful reflection. Beautiful image but have you tried to crop this image - just to keep the beautiful dog and the beautiful reflection? I think it would be so so great, too!!

2 May 2011 5:41am

marci from in, Morocco

another gorgeous shot. Max is a lucky dog!

2 May 2011 5:57am

PATRICK from miramas, France

just 5***

2 May 2011 6:00am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Wonderful light and colors. I love reflections also

2 May 2011 6:13am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Max is having so much fun. I'm glad to see him off the lead, well done Max for being a good boy!

2 May 2011 6:32am

Kenny from Eastsound, United States

The photos just keep getting better.

2 May 2011 6:57am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

When I saw this wonderful image the first thing I thought was a beautiful and romantic song! ... "looking at the sea I dreamed I was with you ..." Magnifica edition. Delicious light and color in the air! A cheerful picture ...
Muchos besos y abrazos amigo! Adela

2 May 2011 7:40am

©PeggyMPhotos from somewhere in, France

tout simplement sublime ! mes yeux sont amoureux de ce qu'ils voient... Bises

2 May 2011 7:43am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Yeah, greatest stage for Max !

2 May 2011 8:02am

sawsengee from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

what a view to savor ....lovely light, colours & visual composition

2 May 2011 8:10am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Lovely picture.

2 May 2011 8:34am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Magical lighting which Max is loving.

2 May 2011 8:36am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Gorgeous light here Jack

2 May 2011 9:49am

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Beautiful sky and reflection but Max is stealing the show:-)

2 May 2011 9:58am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

What an absolutely gorgeous 'playground' for Max ... and for your camera!

2 May 2011 10:44am

cristoF from montbéliard, France

superbe ,le ciel ,l'étendue ...etc et le petit chien en 1er plan ,excellente photo!!

2 May 2011 10:45am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

When all the forces aligned themselves for a perfect shot you took good advantage Jack! ;-)

2 May 2011 11:31am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Love the inclusion of the dog - beautiful!

2 May 2011 1:35pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Fantastic composition - magical image. Max seems overwhelmed by the wonder of it all!

2 May 2011 1:44pm

franz from Baden, Austria

what a wonderful capture! adorable max, raising his paw as if testing the water, and those clouds and rocks and waves ... magnificent!

2 May 2011 1:50pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Fantastic, the colors are wonderful. 5 *. Good day.

2 May 2011 2:11pm

Susan from Sausalito, United States

This would be a tough act to follow--the clouds and waves and magnificent colors, but he seems to be doing it.

2 May 2011 2:18pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

What a great day out you had, and some these pictures are just glorious.

2 May 2011 2:37pm

Don from spokane, United States

A beautiful beach shot. The glow of the sky on the wet beach and the illuminated rock make fine place to focus first....after the doggie, of course. Fine shot.

2 May 2011 2:41pm

Harry from Apex, United States

Great clouds and sky. The light falling on the rock at the left is also wonderful.

2 May 2011 2:53pm

klaus from Kufstein, Austria

beautiful light and mood! a brilliant depth you process here!

2 May 2011 3:11pm

Irene from L C, France

OUtstanding! I love it !!!

2 May 2011 3:20pm

Joyce Johnson from Emigrant, United States

If we could just always live in such arresting beauty of Creation, we would be a peaceful appreciative race of humans, all. Great background for the portrait of that cute little Max

2 May 2011 3:45pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Somptuous colors , great composition and tis little dog is so funny there !

2 May 2011 4:15pm

Sylvie49 capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire, France

Fabuleux ! merveilleux ! 5*

2 May 2011 4:32pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Beautiful. The light and so colors are superb!

2 May 2011 4:34pm

Marta Mateu from Oix (Girona), Spain

Beautiful!! for color, composition, life ... all is sensational!! Congratulations!

2 May 2011 4:55pm

Oleg from Podolsk, Russian Federation

Max is understanding such beauty too!

2 May 2011 5:08pm

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands


2 May 2011 5:17pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Il va aller se baigner le petit chine, superbe quelle vue quel ensemble, grandisoe compo.

Bravo et amitié

2 May 2011 5:36pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Fantástic shot!

2 May 2011 8:11pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Un ciel très particulier qui donne un éclairage étrange ... compliments pour cette jolie photo ...

2 May 2011 9:41pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That cute guy is having fun. Nice shot.

2 May 2011 10:18pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful view and a lovely sky. Max is having a nice time. Lovely reflection ... :)

2 May 2011 10:38pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

"Arf-Arf-Arf...what IS that big thing blocking my view of the beautiful sea?"

2 May 2011 11:22pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Amazing capture!! This composition has incredible depth and beautiful color. And you have Max trained well to be a great addition to your latest compos.

3 May 2011 12:17am

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

Stunning capture and long sky with beautiful light and color!

3 May 2011 12:26am

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Jack this is just SO great in every way again! ANd Max takes the Acadamy Award again for best supporting actor!! Bravo!

3 May 2011 12:46am

@Denny Jump Photo: he does not think of himself as a "supporting" actor

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

You got me with this one, Jack. I love it. To Denny's comment - no, Max is definitely the star.

3 May 2011 1:22am

Georgie from Sherwood Park, Canada

Max also stops to drink in this beautiful scene. Awesome capture!!

3 May 2011 2:19am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

superb photo! once again the dog is the centre of attention - i bet he was enjoying this as much as i am looking that the photo!

3 May 2011 3:17am

Krunal from Mumbai, India

Excellent, great sky and that well lit rock and the puppy too. 5*****

3 May 2011 3:39am

Becky from los angeles, United States

simply a stunner!! Max must be a happy boy with this much beauty to take in!

3 May 2011 4:34am

digitalCG from Manchester, United Kingdom

I hope Max was taking time to appreciate the view!

3 May 2011 6:36am

Marzia from ., Italy

aww, cute!! love that dramatic sky!

3 May 2011 6:41am

guillaume from Paris, France

magnific !! Love it !!

3 May 2011 8:18am

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Congrats..great shot!

3 May 2011 7:18pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Congratulation on Spotlight . Fabulous image !

3 May 2011 7:30pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Congratulations Jack AND Max.. A super award for two super "people"..

3 May 2011 7:35pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

If it were not for the cute dog, this could be another world ! What an amazing shot !!

3 May 2011 7:36pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

Happy dog!

3 May 2011 8:02pm

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

Très belle image Félicitations pour le Spotlight!

3 May 2011 8:39pm

franz from Baden, Austria

the perfect choice for the spotlight, jack! congratulations!

3 May 2011 8:53pm

Evelyne Dubos from France

I was sure about the spotlight... :-)
Wonderful shot, perfect light and composition. Bravo !!

3 May 2011 9:12pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

fantastic! congrats! i like the white poodle too!

3 May 2011 9:27pm

@Tomix: Thank you. Max is a Bichon.

Tomix from landerneau, France

sorry...a bichon of course, i saw his long hairs! do you know my real name is max :))
i've a poodle and love him!!

3 May 2011 10:45pm

Mindi from Winfield, United States

WOW!! Breathtaking!!

4 May 2011 12:18am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Thrilled to see this in the Spotlight, Jack!!!

4 May 2011 12:24am

@Judy aka L@dybug: Thank you. Big surprise. Must admit, Max wasn't surprised at all.

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Well done on Spotlight - so well deserved for this awesome shot. And Max is centre of attention:)

4 May 2011 1:56am

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Too cute!

4 May 2011 3:15am

Maria Draper from California, United States beautiful and full of life...

4 May 2011 4:40am

Nitin from Shanghai, China

An exquisite, breathtaking piece of photography John! Its so powerful. The lone dog standing there adds such a humane quality to this surreal picture. Most wonderful. Cheers!

4 May 2011 5:02am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Well done for your Spotlight!!!!!!!!!!

4 May 2011 5:45am

sunstonemaria from California, United States

CONGRATULATIONS Jack !!! well deserved!!!

4 May 2011 5:53am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Congratulations on the Spotlight! Gorgeous image!

4 May 2011 6:08am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Congratulations for the Spotlight, had a feeling one of these was heading that way!

4 May 2011 7:29am

oncho from granada, Spain

Beautiul, beautiful...fantastic shot !

4 May 2011 8:03am

Gobou from Senegal

Pure beauty - bravo

4 May 2011 8:07am

Marc from Chardonne, Switzerland

the light is here more dramatic and it gives even more importance at the light of the sun...
thank you for offering us such a great picture !

4 May 2011 8:27am

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Wonderful :)

4 May 2011 8:32am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

fantastic shot and great title.
congrats on the Spotlight!

4 May 2011 9:24am



4 May 2011 9:36am

JCJ from Troyes, France

beautiful picture!

4 May 2011 9:38am

Albert from Hamburg, Germany

Superb light!!! Well done.

4 May 2011 9:54am

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

...and congratulations on the Spotlight, very well deserved with this beautiful shot!

4 May 2011 11:19am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Congratulations for the "Spotlight"!!!!!! Good day.

4 May 2011 11:48am

Syber76 from le Havre, France

Beautiful seascape and nice reflection.

4 May 2011 12:12pm


nice shot

4 May 2011 1:24pm

Nina from Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States

Just lovely!

4 May 2011 1:39pm

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

i wish i cud do this

4 May 2011 2:51pm

PD from Kansas, United States

Congrats! - fantastic image!

4 May 2011 5:03pm

Florence from Paris, France

Congrats for Spotlight Jack ! Well done.

4 May 2011 6:25pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight!

4 May 2011 7:45pm

Phil Morris from Canada

Made me laugh with joy your image. So beautiful to see, so adorable, dramatic, dreamy and
so much more all at once> I am more than impressed with this photo, one of the best I have
seen from anyone on aminus. Superb and congratulations with this spectacular spotlight.

4 May 2011 9:33pm

@Phil Morris: Thank you. We had a great morning.

Andrea from Regina, Canada

I'm a bit late looking at this, but I am all the more appreciative. Not only an incredible scene of nature, but an adorable subject also enjoying the beauty, and clearly enjoying it. Congrats on a wonderful image.

4 May 2011 10:13pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Such a wonderful shot, Jack, congratulations on the Spotlight. Max knew!

4 May 2011 10:21pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

Congrats on Spotlight! I knew this was a winner!!!!

5 May 2011 12:29pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Brilliant shot Jack! Congratulations on the well deserved Spotlight!!

6 May 2011 4:34am

silent photos from Bushehr, Iran

come to my page and tell me your opinion

6 May 2011 3:48pm

Brett from McAllen, United States

Absolutely gorgeous. Wonderful shot and with Max the model--even better.

6 May 2011 6:33pm

sawsengee from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I just knew there was something so special about this picture when I saw it.......Congratz. on the Spotlight!

6 May 2011 6:36pm

Tom from Stekene, Belgium

awesome!!! Just stunning! Great.

6 May 2011 9:21pm

Morris Taub (momo) from Montpellier, France

really great work jack...amazing color, composition, doggie...

7 May 2011 4:57pm

@Morris Taub (momo): thank you

Chriss de l'Ile de La Réunion from Reunion

Excellent ! Jolie lumière. Bravo pour le spotlight !

7 May 2011 7:07pm

@Chriss de l'Ile de La Réunion: merci

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

wow john is the best today *****

7 May 2011 7:18pm

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Congrats to the spotlight Jack and kiss for Max

8 May 2011 8:23am

Helena from San Sebastian, Spain

Gorgeous image! Excellent capture, congrats!

8 May 2011 11:11am

Barbara Lee from Oakland, United States

Jack, congrats on the spotlight! So well deserved. This is gorgeous! The blues are beyond amazing.

8 May 2011 2:31pm

@Barbara Lee: thanks. i like the way that the blue reflects on the beach

Jason Kravitz from Brussels, Belgium

that is one lucky dog to enjoy such a lovely place

8 May 2011 6:17pm

Bhavin from Mississauga, Canada

You can really feel the massive scale of this picture, bravo! I am impressed!

8 May 2011 9:35pm

Annie Viguié from Bordeaux, France

Jolieeee !!!

10 May 2011 5:29am

Benoît from Aix-en-Provence, France

Great picture! Congrats on the spotlight

11 May 2011 1:05am

Tillymea from Stockholm, Sweden

Beauty of mother nature in its purest form, amazing!!!!!

11 May 2011 11:14am

Manola from Bassens, France

~ I missed this shot: what a beauty! wonderful photo .;;-)

11 May 2011 9:17pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

FANTASTIC - I have no words !!

12 May 2011 9:20pm

Ryan from Tucson, United States

A poodle has never looked so good! :) Congrats! Fantastic picture.

13 May 2011 4:54am

Fade ToBLACK from tehran, Iran


13 May 2011 7:46am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

wonderful light, incredible image. well done :)

13 May 2011 10:53am

Marie from FRESNES, France

magnifiques couleurs et très belle composition.

13 May 2011 9:08pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Congratulations on Spotlight!

17 May 2011 2:13am

Linda from Torshälla, Sweden

wonderful picture, I really like the contrast between the dog and the view :)

20 May 2011 8:39pm

Lara from Vienna, Austria

superb! perfect light, I'd say!

22 May 2011 6:45am

Je@n-M@rc from Nancy, France

Superb !!! I like it !!!

12 Aug 2011 7:35am

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