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Earrly Morning Walk #3
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Early Morning Walk #3
Early Morning Walk #3
This is another scene I came across, as I was wandering along the shores of Lake Cathie just after sunrise.
Captured around 6.15 A.M. at 1/125th f6.3 and ISO-250.

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Bobby Ray Goodman
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    I like you walk better than the one I had yesterday.Hi John,Wonderful sunrise.Really like the reflection!!!!

12/30/2011 11:18:30 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Fabulous colors and beautiful capture, JOhn. You have a wonderful place to walk.

12/30/2011 11:25:27 AM

 
Mike Clime
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I think I am enjoying your walks just as much as your are, John! This is beautiful!

12/30/2011 11:29:29 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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great tones, light & reflections!

12/30/2011 11:53:09 AM

 
Debbie Bray
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Sooo pretty, John!!

12/30/2011 11:58:49 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Sure wish I had access to such beautiful places to walk - this is gorgeous, John!

12/30/2011 11:59:33 AM

 
Marijana Fajgl
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Fantastic serene morning capture, John! Love it.

12/30/2011 12:40:38 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Looks like a peaceful and beautiful walk :)

12/30/2011 12:42:47 PM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Great feeling of a morning with wonderful colors!!!

12/30/2011 1:49:11 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Stunning sunrise capture, John.

12/30/2011 2:09:55 PM

 
Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas
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Beautiful composition and soft colors John!,
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12/30/2011 2:51:30 PM

 
Wm Nosal
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Beautiful Shot, John!

12/30/2011 3:05:23 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Glorious colours, John!

12/30/2011 3:09:48 PM

 
Ian M. Hill
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Love the colours John,glorious comp too,a winner in my view.

12/30/2011 3:52:04 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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Brings such a feeling of quietude John - utterly gorgeous my friend!

12/30/2011 3:58:38 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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A favorite time of day for me...and your capture is gorgeous!

12/30/2011 4:46:28 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Gorgeous scene- pretty colors and silhouettes

12/30/2011 4:55:44 PM

 
Ray Thoms
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Great image John...the magic hour!!!

12/30/2011 7:50:02 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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John, your colors, tones, morning light, reflections, perspective & mood are exceptional, my friend! WInner in my book & good luck with this!

12/30/2011 7:51:09 PM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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Patrick just said what I wanted to say, John :)
It is simply amazing!!! Look at those colors. And the mood is fantastic.
I wish all the best in the New Year for you and your family.

12/31/2011 4:55:13 AM

 
Douglas Perry
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Just love this one John. Happy New Year

12/31/2011 6:29:10 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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I wish I weren't such a night owl, there really is something magical about early morning lighting, WTG dear friend!! <><

12/31/2011 7:30:27 AM

 
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Thank you all for your kind remarks and thoughts on this image, they are appreciated!

I trusy you all have a very Happy and healthy New Year!

12/31/2011 10:56:38 AM

 
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Wish you lived nearby I would join you on your walks you come across some stunning scenes

12/31/2011 3:32:17 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Wonderfully beautiful, John! :-) k

12/31/2011 5:21:45 PM

 
John Connolly
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Thanks so much Louisa and Kitty!

1/1/2012 12:52:29 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Your morning walks always yield the most beautiful images, John, and this is no exception. Love the still quiet, soft colors, and silhouetted trees.

Happy New Year to you and yours!

1/2/2012 2:47:02 PM

 
Sabrina L. Ryan
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Gorgeous capture, John!

1/2/2012 5:29:37 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Sooo pretty John, love the vertical capture and the beautiful colors..

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1/3/2012 8:59:17 AM

 
John Connolly
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Many thanks Patricia, Sabrina and Jo Ann for your thoughts on this image, they are appreciated!

1/3/2012 12:14:35 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Beautiful early morning sunrise, great comp and love the silhouetted trees, John!

1/3/2012 1:40:25 PM

 
John Connolly
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Thanks a lot Kathy! It sure is a beautiful place to visit!

1/4/2012 12:51:22 PM

 
Julie Burnett
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Gorgeous, John, the colors and composition are awesome!!

1/11/2012 5:05:21 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Excellant POV...wonderful light, color and love the silhouetted tree.

1/12/2012 9:25:29 PM

 
Crystal Young
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Beautiful colors and I love the silhouette of the tree! Great composition too! It's like a painting. You've got some really nice scenery shots in your gallery!

1/14/2012 7:39:28 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Let me be the first to congratulate you on this awesome finalist! :)

1/24/2012 1:56:41 PM

 
Marijana Fajgl
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Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, John!

1/24/2012 2:00:37 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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John, congratulations, beautiful, wish you well

1/24/2012 2:13:49 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG on your finalist, John! :-) k

1/24/2012 2:17:32 PM

 
Doug Pignet
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Congrats...well done

1/24/2012 2:19:06 PM

 
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Congrats on this wonderful finalist John!

1/24/2012 2:20:19 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on your stunning finalist, John!!

1/24/2012 2:21:50 PM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats on a beautiful finalist, John.

1/24/2012 2:50:41 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Two in a row, wow! Congratulations John, the composition, silhouette and lighting are just beautiful!

1/24/2012 3:04:17 PM

 
Agnes Fegan
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A beautiful finalist ... congrats!

1/24/2012 3:36:10 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi John,A big Congratulations.Beautiful finalist!!!!

1/24/2012 3:41:34 PM

 
Carolyn McIntosh
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Congratulations . . this is such a gorgeous photo and so peaceful.

1/24/2012 3:47:39 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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I see your walk paid off!

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist John!

jo ann c.

1/24/2012 4:01:36 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congrats John well deserved.

1/24/2012 4:10:32 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist John!!

1/24/2012 4:12:14 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist John!!!!

1/24/2012 4:25:53 PM

 
Larry L. Redmon
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Congratulations, John!

1/24/2012 4:39:28 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats on this wonderful Finalist!

1/24/2012 4:43:34 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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On This Wonderful Capture Of The Calm and Beautiful Morning on your wonderful walk. I'm so happy for you, brother, that it went Finalist!

Yippeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!

1/24/2012 5:05:31 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your beautiful Finalists, John!

1/24/2012 5:12:28 PM

 
Lorna Shutter
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Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this stunning image, John!!!!! WTG!!! ... and Good Luck in the next round!!! :)
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1/24/2012 5:29:13 PM

 
Kaye Burazin
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a heartfelt congrats John

1/24/2012 5:36:14 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Beautiful shot, big congrats John.

1/24/2012 5:43:20 PM

 
Heather Loewenhardt
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Beautiful lighting and framing John. Best of luck in the next round.

1/24/2012 6:21:22 PM

 
Martha R. Mazon
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Congrats on this beautiful Finalist, John! The soft tones and undulating lines are simply lovely.

1/24/2012 6:21:47 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Hey, John, delighted to see this incredible Finalist, aggain, my friend! CONGRATULATIONS & good luck!

1/24/2012 7:26:47 PM

 
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Huge congrats, John, on your fabulous finalists! Very best luck in the next round!!! Stunning and gorgeous!!!

1/24/2012 7:29:09 PM

 
Mariann Kovats
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Gorgeous capture and colors! Huge congrats on your finalist, John,I am not surprised at all! I Hope to see it again!

1/24/2012 7:29:54 PM

 
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Tranquil and very beautiful. Congratulations on your fantastic finalist John.

1/24/2012 8:23:04 PM

 
Karen Bacon
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congrats on this great finalist John!

1/24/2012 9:09:19 PM

 
Ian M. Hill
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So happy to see this John,big congrats!

1/24/2012 9:12:11 PM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Big Congratulations, John on your beautiful and well deserved finalist!

1/24/2012 9:12:36 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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A terrific vertical composition John! The colors and details are great. A truly beautiful scene. Congratulations!!!

1/24/2012 9:18:17 PM

 
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love those colors... congratulations!!!

1/25/2012 12:28:34 AM

 
Pat and Graham Robards
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Well done John, congratulations!

Pat

1/25/2012 3:28:35 AM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Great finalist!!!!

1/25/2012 3:43:44 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)

1/25/2012 6:36:53 AM

 
Boyd L. Alexander
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist John!

1/25/2012 6:47:51 AM

 
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John

A big CONGRATULATIONS :)

Ysa...

1/25/2012 7:54:18 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

1/25/2012 8:06:56 AM

 
Inge Linden
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A beautiful finalist congrats!

1/25/2012 11:32:46 AM

 
Jack Ryan
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A personal favorite of mine...and a very deserving finalist. Congratulations, John.

1/25/2012 12:08:03 PM

 
Amanda J. Tanner
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A very beautiful scene and Congratulations on this wonderful finalist John!

1/25/2012 1:51:48 PM

 
Linda A. Braddock
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John, Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist!!

1/25/2012 2:47:14 PM

 
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Beauty, John!
Congratulations

1/25/2012 3:46:05 PM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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Those morning walks sure pay off, congratulations!

1/25/2012 4:23:02 PM

 
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, John. Happy Australia Day!

1/25/2012 10:22:17 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Like the way you included the tree and those pastel colors. Congratulations

1/26/2012 3:36:38 AM

 
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Congratulations John! Wonderful photo!!!

1/26/2012 6:28:11 AM

 
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You can feel it in the air, the anticipation of waiting for the awards to arrive. The talent that is on display for all to see and share is amazing. Congratulations to all the January, 2012 winners. Merna

1/26/2012 11:12:25 AM

 
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This is so well composed John!! I really enjoy this image. Great job! Many congrats!!

1/26/2012 5:06:39 PM

 
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Truly well deserved finalist! Congratulations, John!

1/26/2012 10:50:04 PM

 
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Of course the judges loved this one, John. I do too. Congratulations.

1/27/2012 11:38:41 AM

 
John Connolly
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Thank you all for your wonderful comments, I do appreciate them!

1/27/2012 12:51:59 PM

 
Julie Burnett
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Congratulations on this well deserved finalist, John!! (Wish it had gone further!)

1/27/2012 3:48:00 PM

 
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, John. Not a bad area to wander around eh!!

1/27/2012 6:50:45 PM

 
John Connolly
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Thanks so much Julie and Tony!

1/28/2012 1:35:42 PM

 
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Another excellent finalist John. Very nicely captured. Wouldn't it be nice to be there now!

Phil

1/30/2012 11:55:30 AM

 
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Congratulations John on a well deserved finalist!!

1/31/2012 10:44:17 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations, John, on you stunning finalist!

Awesome colors, comp, and scene!
Debby

2/12/2012 7:57:47 PM

 
Erika G. Gossett

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This is gorgeous, John! Great lighting and reflections...love it! Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, John!

2/22/2012 2:51:45 PM

 
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Congratulations John, hope to see this again, awsome dawn shot.

Pat

2/22/2012 3:31:17 PM

 
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