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Footprints In The Sand
  Footprints In The Sand
Footprints In The Sand

I found these footprints (Human and Raccoon) just as you see them here along the shoreline of the creek. I saw lots of different animal footprints on this particular day (Deer, Coyote, Raccoon, various birds etc). With the hot Summer they all have been coming to creek during the night for a drink.

Tamron 18-270 Di at 50mm. ISO 200, Early-Morning, 1/160 @ f6.3, EC +2/3 (CA)
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Jack Gaskin
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I enjoy finding tracks in the woods on the beach along the creek its all like detective work. It's very interesting to see whats around without actually seeing them.


8/26/2012 3:13:54 AM

frank w. degenhardt
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You came across a real gem here Jeff. This is so interesting with the human foot print and the print of the racoon. I love hoy you were able to bring the prints out so vividly. The texture of the sand adds to the look. I hope we see it again my friend.

8/26/2012 3:39:30 AM

Antonio Amen
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Very cool photo

8/26/2012 3:49:25 AM

Marijana Fajgl
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What a great find and capture, Jeff!

8/26/2012 3:53:54 AM

Bojan Bencic
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Great capture, Jeff. Interesting find with great details.

8/26/2012 4:39:41 AM

Tiia Vissak
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a great close-up!

8/26/2012 4:48:21 AM

Claudia Kuhn
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Cool find Jeff, love how the raccoon's is so close to the human's print.

8/26/2012 5:17:09 AM

Michelle Alton
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Definitely very cool Jeff. But why do they look raised instead of impressed in the sand? Or is that an illusion?

8/26/2012 5:18:37 AM

Tammy M. Anderson
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Excellent find, details and capture.

8/26/2012 5:20:24 AM

Monnie Ryan
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Neat capture, Jeff!

8/26/2012 5:52:36 AM

Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Interesting! The way the light is hitting them they look convex instead of concave.. What Michelle said. Love it, anyway!! A FAVE!

8/26/2012 6:03:39 AM

Agnes Fegan
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A really interesting find Jeff with beautiful light!

8/26/2012 7:15:13 AM

Bobby Ray Goodman
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That is a winner Jeff,beautiful capture.Starting to see a lot of Raccoon in the valley!!!

8/26/2012 7:16:51 AM

Ujjwal Mukherjee
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A terrific find and capture,Jeff!!

8/26/2012 8:59:32 AM

Julianne Bradford
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Neat find and capture Jeff!

8/26/2012 1:02:47 PM

Laura E. Swan
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At first sight I thought you discovered the missing link tracks of the infamous BIRDMAN...But now I see you have discovered RACCOONMAN. WOW! :D

Okay, what if I read the rest of it?...It was fun to dream. :)))

Do you know Mary Robison? SHE just discovered BIG FOOT! YES!!! It's TRUE! It's in her gallery as we speak!!!

Really cool image, Jeff, and I hope the judges love it as much as we do!

-Laura :D

8/26/2012 1:49:12 PM

Amanda J. Tanner
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A great find! It is great how the two prints tell a story. Very nice work with the lighting Jeff!

8/26/2012 2:22:21 PM

Patrick Rouzes
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Tones, textures, lighting & clarity are exceptional, Jeff! WTG!

8/26/2012 2:34:12 PM

Ken Jarvis
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Excellent find and capture, Jeff!

8/26/2012 2:43:47 PM

Stephen Zacker
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Very cool and unusual

8/26/2012 3:31:36 PM

Daniella Puente
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Cool capture!

8/26/2012 4:09:52 PM

Mike Clime
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Cool find, nice light and textures, Jeff!

8/26/2012 4:27:05 PM

Inge S. Lasmana
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Excellent capture, Jeff!

8/26/2012 4:42:24 PM

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Excellent details, tones and com. Jeff!

8/26/2012 5:47:20 PM

Nancy L. Green
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VERY cool Jeff, I love the great textures, VERY well done!! <><

8/26/2012 6:01:17 PM

Carol L. Fowler
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Eye-catching footprints in the sand. Looks like everyone is going to the same destination!

8/26/2012 6:17:07 PM

Cathy Barrows
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Very cool find

8/26/2012 7:09:11 PM

Robert K. Bemus
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Great find, comp and detail, Jeff!!

8/26/2012 11:04:05 PM

Barbara Waldoch
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Looks great, Jeff!

8/26/2012 11:38:33 PM

Mary K. Robison
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This really is a once-in-a-lifetime photo, Jeff! But you no doubt have inspired many others now to "follow in your footsteps" (OUCH!) and seek tracks of their own to photograph.
This is also one of those "simply beautiful" images that the judges love. So I'll look forward to seeing it again next month.

8/27/2012 1:33:33 AM

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Cool to see them together .... and I like how the human print seems to be raised!! Great shot Jeff!

8/27/2012 1:42:03 AM

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A really cool shot with excellent tones, lighting and detail Jeff.

8/27/2012 1:47:06 AM

Doug Pignet
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very kewl

8/27/2012 2:54:35 AM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff

8/27/2012 3:18:04 AM

Anita N. Hogue
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Such a wonderful find and capture, Jeff! Love your composition!

8/27/2012 4:37:54 AM

Debbie Bray
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Those cute little raccoon paw prints look like our kangaroo paws! It's a great capture, and would look stunning in b+w too, I reckon!

8/27/2012 5:59:43 AM

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FANTASTIC find and capture!

8/27/2012 6:30:14 AM

Carolyn J. Connolly
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WOW, Jeff - what an EXCEPTIONAL find...and you captured it just WONDERFULLY well, too, my friend!! :-)

8/27/2012 8:04:19 AM

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Such a WOW capture, with awesome light, Jeff!!! Sorry for delay in comments.

8/27/2012 8:22:00 AM

John Connolly
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Wonderful light and detail Jeff! The clarity in this image is unbelievable!

8/27/2012 12:33:39 PM

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Wonderful details and lighting Jeff!,

8/27/2012 2:23:09 PM

Debra R. Harder
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This is very cool, Jeff! Excellent light, details and comp.

8/27/2012 6:17:53 PM

Tammy Espino
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What a great capture, I like looking at animal prints ;)

8/27/2012 7:51:55 PM

Ann H. Belus
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Excellent capture, Jeff!

8/27/2012 10:54:56 PM

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Fantastic find and capture!

8/28/2012 12:23:17 AM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thank You!! Jeff

8/28/2012 3:26:49 AM

Emile Abbott
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Cool find Jeff of the close contrast of human and animal.

8/28/2012 8:44:16 AM

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Cool find with great comp. I have taken many footprints in the sand and none have quite made it. Love how the prints are raised - 3-D.

8/28/2012 9:02:54 AM

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What a great find, Jeff!! I wonder was the human after a drink at night from the creek!!! LOL! These prints are so well defined and I would love to see this image again! Very well seen and captured!!


8/28/2012 4:07:45 PM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thank You!! Jeff

8/29/2012 6:20:01 AM

Evy Johansen
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Wonderful find! Great eye! Beautiful captured, Jeff! :)

8/30/2012 9:18:05 PM

Karen Celella
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Fabulous find and treatment, Jeff!

8/31/2012 8:30:45 AM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thank You Evy and Karen!

9/1/2012 9:29:58 AM

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