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Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 20 June 2013 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Almost everyone in my critique group plus my wife prefer yesterday's shot to this one. I find myself being the lone dissident. I like the simplicity and the more dreamlike feeling of this one. It is more Zen to me. So-o-o, which one would I submit for a juried exhibit? Do I risk being true to my heart, or do I go with a more probable sure bet??

CORPORATION 10 second F/29.0 ISO 200 58 mm (35mm equiv.)

Javier from Castro-Urdiales, Spain

No todos vemos las mismas cosas, ni sentimos lo mismo cuando miramos una foto. Aunque yo prefiera la toma de ayer, si lo que buscas es una foto "zen" la de hoy es más acertada. ;)

20 Jun 2013 5:18am

PATRICK from miramas, France

another very great capture

20 Jun 2013 5:42am

Bill Brown from California, United States

Excellent use of slow shutter speed. I also like the warm colors.

20 Jun 2013 6:40am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

A wonderful use of a long exposure. I also love the rocks and the warm colours. Beautiful work.
Have a nice day.

20 Jun 2013 7:02am

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Be true to your heart and submit what YOU like most!
Love this awesome, dreamy seascape!

20 Jun 2013 7:12am

~~~Ann~~~ from Nelson, New Zealand

beautiful long exposure

20 Jun 2013 7:48am

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

wonderful john*****

20 Jun 2013 8:09am

d.apskos from Orléans, France

Jolie composition.

20 Jun 2013 8:09am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

I agree with you, Jack - I like the strong diagonal of the wave line in this one.

20 Jun 2013 8:14am

Hossein Saharnaz from Ahvaz, Iran

so beautiful dreamy colors ...excellent work of scene

20 Jun 2013 8:30am

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Super belle John !!

20 Jun 2013 8:48am

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran

Excellent

20 Jun 2013 9:34am

Focales from France

Fantastic long exposure and dreamy colors

20 Jun 2013 10:50am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful composition!

20 Jun 2013 11:18am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

This is a cracking series

20 Jun 2013 12:01pm

jean pierre from paris, France

superbe serie!! amitiés

20 Jun 2013 12:56pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Be true to your heart Jack! I happen to agree with you! ;-)

20 Jun 2013 1:07pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Superb slow shutter again !

20 Jun 2013 1:44pm

Anita from Redon, France

Du rêve, de la poésie !
Simplement superbe

20 Jun 2013 2:15pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Difficile de faire un choix mais j'ai quand même une préférence pour celle-ci. Le cadrage est magnifique. Bonne journée.

20 Jun 2013 2:40pm

Don from Spokane, United States

It's a very effective image. I think you should stay with what you know to be true in your heart. A juror's number will soon pass, your decision will always be the right one.

20 Jun 2013 2:42pm

shooter from lincoln, United Kingdom

Love the muted colours

20 Jun 2013 3:50pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I have to side with those who choose yesterday's. though I love the softness of this one, I loved the starfish yesterday.

20 Jun 2013 5:13pm

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Sans hésité je préfère celle-ci!!!!Magnifique une ambiance magique!!! j'adore++++ 5*****

20 Jun 2013 5:35pm

Helene from Loire Atlantique, France

Une lumière très belle, un cadrage parfait, et une mise en valeur excellente !

20 Jun 2013 6:15pm

destani from Iran

Beautiful composition ! Excellent capture !5*****

20 Jun 2013 6:37pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Excellent work with the light and composition.

20 Jun 2013 7:40pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

I really love this one, we are closer to the water, and I love the water

20 Jun 2013 8:10pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

If you're going for the "Zen effect", I would definitely go with this one as yesterday's composition is much busier. The slow shutter speed here "stills" the water and makes this a tranquil place to reflect.

20 Jun 2013 10:04pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

wonderful composition! this is my favourite so far - great mood and elements! what caught my eye especially, is the water washing over the rocks on the left - a fine extra touch!

21 Jun 2013 1:31am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This may sound funny but, the beach is a little too distracting in this one. If you could soften the patterns in the sand a bit, I would go with this one.

21 Jun 2013 2:18am

L'angevine from Angers, France

j'adore cette couleur du sable qui apparaît aussi sur les roches

21 Jun 2013 7:38am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

I agree with you. The last shot is tremendous and very beautiful and perfect in its composition. But perfect is always a little finite and complete. This shot, because of its side view and the more muted tones, has more depth and three dimensionality to it. It also has wonderful tension between the looming rock formations that stand so impermeable against the swirling tide. The contrast works so well here.

21 Jun 2013 1:58pm

franz from Baden, Austria

there can never be enough ... and this one is exceptionally beautiful and full of atmosphere !

21 Jun 2013 7:40pm

Ddo from Verdun, France

Very beautiful one more time with this long exposure

21 Jun 2013 8:03pm

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

I think the previous shot is more balanced, but you should trust your own judgement.

25 Jun 2013 2:03am

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe paysage.

25 Jun 2013 10:36pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Difficult choice. I think I would go with yesterday's, though I like the processing of this one. This image seems cropped too close.

5 Jul 2013 9:53am

@Anita: Thanks. You are with the majority.