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Morning Light

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 22 November 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Today is my 76th. I have had an amazing life and have done so many things that I could not have dreamed of as a child. One of the truths about life is that it is all sheer gift; none of us has a claim upon any of it.

Nikon D700 1/60 second F/7.1 ISO 400 250 mm (35mm equiv.)

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Happy birthday!

Lovely image today.

22 Nov 2011 5:37am

PATRICK from miramas, France

Happy birthday!
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22 Nov 2011 5:57am

Javier from Castro-Urdiales, Spain

Happy birthday! Great Perspective!!

22 Nov 2011 6:28am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

I hope you had an amazing birthday Jack! I wish you many many more, filled with moments such as this :)

22 Nov 2011 6:33am

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Happy birthday Jack.

22 Nov 2011 7:19am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

The colors are magnificent. Happy birthday Jack. I wish you another 76 years of life and a lot of happiness!

22 Nov 2011 7:23am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

A glorious light for an Happy Bithday, Jack !
That's a cool gift, too.
Have a great day !

22 Nov 2011 7:35am

Yvon from Orleans, France

wonderful capture, Jack

22 Nov 2011 7:41am

Florence from Paris, France

First, Happy Birthday Jack ! So... you're a Sagittarius. I am too. :-)

Great palette of colors, from blue to green and this tree in the foreground is a
lovely light-catcher.

22 Nov 2011 8:00am

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Happy birthday Jack! May there be many more happy, healthy and prosperous years to come.

22 Nov 2011 8:45am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Happy Birthday!! Many more happy returns.. Have a great one Jack :).

22 Nov 2011 9:00am

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Nice shot, lovely colors !

22 Nov 2011 11:50am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Happy Birthday, Jack! The gift of light - and life - comes across in this beautiful image.

22 Nov 2011 11:55am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Happy Birthday Jack ! A fabulous photo with wonderful colors !

22 Nov 2011 12:31pm

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Happy birthday Jack !

Lovely image.

22 Nov 2011 12:51pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Happy BD, Jack. You captured the beautiful morning light.

22 Nov 2011 1:03pm

Victoria from Sweden

Wow! Wonderful picture!

22 Nov 2011 1:05pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Happy Birthday Jack! Best wishes for many more opportunities to capture the morning light! ;-)

22 Nov 2011 1:13pm

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon,, Canada

A stunningly beautiful photo, an ethereal scene, I had your birthday marked on the
calendar, and am happy to wish you a wonderful birthday, and a great thank you
for all the photo gifts that you have shared with us this year. The best wishes for
a beautiful day for you, have a piece of cake for me !~

22 Nov 2011 1:16pm

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Nice shot with beautiful composition and colors

22 Nov 2011 1:31pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle lingée d'arbres superbe et ces tons quelle éclairage doux, super.

Bravo et belle soirée

22 Nov 2011 2:11pm

franz from Baden, Austria

many happy returns, jack, and very true words - so let's do what the romans did, "carpe diem" and be thankful!
you chose a good way to celebrate with this pristine and very handsome image today ...

22 Nov 2011 2:59pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Happy birthday, sir : I love this image and your text. Many more for you!

22 Nov 2011 3:17pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Happy birthday! I like your shot today. Beautiful picture of light on these trees. Super shot.

22 Nov 2011 3:59pm

Frida from Sweden

And a beautiful day it it.

22 Nov 2011 5:50pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Happy Birthday to you,Happy Birthday to you,Happy Birthday Dear John4Jack,Happy Birthday to you!(To be sung slightly out of tune for authenticity!!)

22 Nov 2011 5:55pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A simple but true reflection on the day of your birthday dear friend ... Your words have touched me ... are so true! ... I'm with you that we have to thank all the gifts that life gives us ... Congratulations dear friend... I love you very much! Muchos besos amigo al lado de los tuyos... Adela

22 Nov 2011 7:12pm

Diane Schuller from Parksville, Canada

A very happy birthday Jack! I had to come see some of the photos you posted on Flickr (thanks for explaining why/when you use it). This one truly grabs my attention. Great work and may you enjoy many more photographic years ahead.

22 Nov 2011 7:41pm

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Superbe !!!!

22 Nov 2011 8:46pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Lovely composition., superb tree in the foreground.
And happy birthday Jack ! Kisses from France.

22 Nov 2011 8:49pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Have the happiest of days Jack and my very best wishes for a happy and healthy year. The best gift of all is when we realise just what a gift this life is and we can appreciate all we have experienced. XXX

22 Nov 2011 9:40pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Un spectacle très coloré .... compliments

22 Nov 2011 10:34pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

beautiful soft light and wonderful colour tones make this a winner! superbly composed too with great perspective and placement of the trees to highlight the depth covered in this photo!

23 Nov 2011 1:35am

Macrobaby from St. Catharines, Canada

A beautiful image to celebrate your life. Happy Birthday Jack....

23 Nov 2011 3:52am

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Happy Birthday, Jack - and know that your work is a gift to us as well!

23 Nov 2011 4:46am

oncho from granada, Spain

Fantastic colors and composition

23 Nov 2011 8:06am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

excellent composition!

23 Nov 2011 6:04pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Happy birthday, Jack! I really enjoy that composition.

24 Nov 2011 4:30am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Lovely light and scene....beautiful

25 Nov 2011 5:04pm

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

This is a very nice scene you capture here! Best wishes!

26 Nov 2011 5:15am