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Sometimes Life is a Blur

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 27 February 2013 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

NIKON D700 13/10 second F/22.0 ISO 200 70 mm (35mm equiv.)

Javier from Castro-Urdiales, Spain

Fantástica toma, una playa preciosa.

27 Feb 2013 6:09am

PATRICK from miramas, France

very great capture

27 Feb 2013 6:47am

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Excellente image.

27 Feb 2013 6:53am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Subliminal human presence and very beautiful capture of the sky.

27 Feb 2013 6:54am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

nice view

27 Feb 2013 7:00am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Lovely capture Jack, was it planned or did they just walk into frame

27 Feb 2013 7:43am

@Doug: I saw them walking down the beach. So I quickly set up to take this blur shot (one among many).

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Certainly is a dull old day - not surprising they were in a hurry.....

27 Feb 2013 8:02am

Focales from Rhône-Alpes, France

The ghost of the beach are here !

27 Feb 2013 10:17am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wonderful tones !

27 Feb 2013 10:32am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Superbe avec ces personnages fantomatiques!!! Splendide shot. Bonne journée.

27 Feb 2013 10:46am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

I would love to walk this beach on a cloudy day.

27 Feb 2013 11:00am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

5***** j'adore ta photo!

27 Feb 2013 11:01am

CarineB from Paris, France

Great compo i like these soft colors !!

27 Feb 2013 11:14am

shervin from Amol, Iran

Very nice too

27 Feb 2013 11:20am

Doug Hickok from Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Yes, and a blurred life at the beach is better than any other kind :^)

27 Feb 2013 11:56am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Ah, I see you captured the ghosts of the beach. Wonderful shot, Jack.

27 Feb 2013 12:28pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Funny that the pedestrians seem more blurred than the waves. I like this minimalist scene.

27 Feb 2013 12:28pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

Special john, special shot, bravo*****

27 Feb 2013 1:07pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Love the creative shutter speed, Jack!

27 Feb 2013 1:09pm

sido from Seville, Spain

Excellent title here. A touch of blur for a change.

27 Feb 2013 1:33pm

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

You're so right! I like this!

27 Feb 2013 1:45pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

I can empathize Jack! Well done! ;-))

27 Feb 2013 1:46pm

Marie-Line from Lille, France


27 Feb 2013 2:35pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

maybe in the city but never when on the beach!

27 Feb 2013 2:38pm

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

A beautiful dreamy capture with lovely soft lighting!

27 Feb 2013 3:24pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is an awesome pece Jack.Nicely exposed to make the rocks and waves etc nice and clear and those folks look very "f22-ish' :-) As for me, this would not have been pre-planned, it would have been a dumb Denny mistake....It scares me when I notice that many of my "best" shots are bump, shake, wrong exposure (I Mean WAYYY wrong exposure LOL) and so on... This one is way different this is a great shot :-)

27 Feb 2013 3:56pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Many thanks. And, yes, it was intentional.

Mandar from Kudal, India

It is a pleasant and well presented image....loved it

27 Feb 2013 4:02pm

franz from Baden, Austria

love it! and perhaps these are the "ghosts" of all those people who have walked their dogs here before ...

27 Feb 2013 4:19pm

jean pierre from paris, France

magnifique !!!! amitié

27 Feb 2013 4:21pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

They do look like ghosts moving through your landscape.

27 Feb 2013 4:56pm

destani from mashhad, Iran

Excellent as ever ! 5*****

27 Feb 2013 5:02pm

Irene from L C, France

Superbe et surprenant effet !

27 Feb 2013 5:11pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

An excellent picture my friend! Excellent! Besos y abrazos, Adela

27 Feb 2013 5:12pm

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

BRAVO!!! Such an appealing compostion - I am especially attracted to the "colors in motion"!

27 Feb 2013 6:13pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A beautiful place. I am trying to figure out how the beach is so clear but the people are blurry from motion.

27 Feb 2013 6:30pm

@Ruthiebear: I was shooting on a tripod at a small aperture. That makes everything that is not moving sharp. I used a very slow shutter which blurred the moving people and the dog.

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

The ghostly figures fit the moody scene very well.

27 Feb 2013 6:38pm

Huri from tehran, Iran


27 Feb 2013 6:46pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

A very appealing effect. A creative use of a long exposure in daylight! Excellent.

27 Feb 2013 7:27pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Nice action in this lovely seascape.

27 Feb 2013 7:29pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Excellent! A magnificent picture, very subtle and delicate!*****

27 Feb 2013 8:03pm

STEED from D, France

A perfect Post Card,Jack....

27 Feb 2013 8:13pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Great composition! Beautiful tones and action!

27 Feb 2013 11:00pm

LauraS from Chico, United States


27 Feb 2013 11:07pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Really super shot, love it

27 Feb 2013 11:35pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

It's great how the blur is subtle yet noticeable. Such a nice location, too.

28 Feb 2013 1:18am

Arr Day from Montreal, Canada

A blur : Most of the time.
Beautiful mood with this heavy overcast. I just love your landscapes. you seem to make one with them.

28 Feb 2013 1:38am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful! I love the blur and the color! What a lovely beach.

28 Feb 2013 2:34am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle vue cettte plage cette roche quelle image superbe.

28 Feb 2013 4:10am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan


1 Mar 2013 12:29pm

Ddo from Verdun, France

Ma préférée des trois pour sa lumière et la place donnée à cette étendue de sable dans l'ensemble

1 Mar 2013 10:05pm

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mes préférés 2013 by jean pierre