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Staying Out of the Fray

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 2 November 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

NIKON D700 1/6 second F/6.3 ISO 200 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

Duck Island Guy from Off the Coast, United States

Always a good strategy. Nicely seen and rendered.

2 Nov 2011 5:49am

rem_la from Villiers, France

joli le contraste des couleurs !

2 Nov 2011 6:28am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Great composition. I like the movement of water around the leaf

2 Nov 2011 6:45am

Ahmad from Isfahan, Iran

well done !

2 Nov 2011 7:05am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

I remember last year you were nearly dunked...looks like you came awfully close, here.
A wonderful shot of the life, energy and movement of the water !!

2 Nov 2011 7:32am

@DULCIE: It was taken from a foot bridge going over the creek.

Mhelene from Paris, France

Wat a beautiful composition !!

2 Nov 2011 8:14am

STEED from D, France

Great compo Jack !!!!! Excellent !!!

2 Nov 2011 8:25am

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Last fall survival in the middle of a beautiful long exposure! Gorgeous picture!

2 Nov 2011 9:04am

Adela Fonts from Spain

A composition is a work of art friend Jack!. I like the leaf fall on the rock surrounded by soft white manes and beautiful ... Again a dream Jack! Best regards y muchos besos amigo... Adela

2 Nov 2011 9:35am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A brilliant composition Jack! Your long exposure gives the shot a very soft feel! Well done! ;-)

2 Nov 2011 11:40am

Don from Spokane, United States

You spotted a wonderful place where the waters play with each other. The bright leaf sets it all off so well. Strong shot.

2 Nov 2011 12:23pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

A work of art - excellent!

2 Nov 2011 12:26pm

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia


2 Nov 2011 12:31pm

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Beautiful composition. The leaf is alone... How many time...

2 Nov 2011 12:52pm

Sam from Chennai, India

So beautiful. Wonderful composition. Love it. :)

2 Nov 2011 1:30pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


2 Nov 2011 2:53pm

Uwe from Germany

Very nice, lovely colorspot with the leaf.

2 Nov 2011 3:29pm

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Very nice DOF Jack, I like the movement of water

2 Nov 2011 6:07pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

great processing and well framed! this leaf is really an eyecatcher!

2 Nov 2011 6:44pm

Manuel Hompanera from La Robla, Spain

Una imagen perfecta ,me encanta la compo.saludos.

2 Nov 2011 7:00pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is a fantastic composition Jack...and beautiful settings !

2 Nov 2011 7:33pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Pretty amazing that the solitary leaf is still amid that fury surrounding it. Nicely framed.

2 Nov 2011 8:07pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful composition! Superb image!

2 Nov 2011 8:13pm

mseguid from Es Castell-Menorca-I Balears, Spain

It´s amazing. I love it

2 Nov 2011 8:29pm

PATRICK from miramas, France


2 Nov 2011 10:27pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Une très belle composition ...bravo

2 Nov 2011 10:50pm

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

This is beautiful. I love how the leaf stands out and the "soft milky" water.

2 Nov 2011 11:14pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

A classic.

2 Nov 2011 11:15pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Absolutely gorgeous! The orange leaf adds punch!

2 Nov 2011 11:19pm

Maria from California, United States

great find

2 Nov 2011 11:26pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Wonderfully composed seeing this leaf that has a great "punch" of color and is able to remain still while so much action is happening around it.

2 Nov 2011 11:51pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

lovely composition with the yellow leaf standing out superbly!

3 Nov 2011 1:05am

Photographs by M.E. from San Francisco, United States

splendid, splendid, splendid!

3 Nov 2011 2:04am

martim from Galesburg,Illinois, United States

So you roam the water ways of Heaven...all of htese are so beautyiful...and the leaf a wondeerful touch of complementary color....

3 Nov 2011 3:36am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastiqeu effet de l'eau qui coule à flot et ces rocher, avec la belle jeune jaune comme un eétoile posée, super.

Bravo et belle journée

3 Nov 2011 4:05am

Andrea from Regina, Canada

Fantastic composition with that bright gem in the middle of the fray.

3 Nov 2011 4:18am

Susan from Sausalito, United States

Be careful...the creature in the water may rear itself and claim you.

3 Nov 2011 4:36am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Just great !

3 Nov 2011 7:46am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

I like this one very much. Really impressive.

3 Nov 2011 12:26pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful image . Great water texture !

3 Nov 2011 12:46pm

Diane M. Schuller from Parksville,, Canada

good one!

5 Nov 2011 3:49am

JacklineG from Béarn, France

Que cette compo est belle ! Bravo !

5 Nov 2011 5:26pm

Mike from California, United States

Nicely captured !

6 Nov 2011 7:56pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Very nice capture....lovely water flow...that one leave is a star

9 Nov 2011 4:36am