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One Mile Beach Beauty Parlor.
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One Mile Beach Beauty Parlor.
One Mile Beach Beauty Parlor.
Captured around 7.30 A.M. during low tide at 1/800th f9.0 ISO-200 and 118mm dfl.
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Jeff W. Robinson
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    Excellent composition and capture John! Jeff

3/31/2008 1:21:31 PM

 
Brett Dolsen
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Good Morning John. Wonderfull composition and early capture!!
Brett

3/31/2008 1:31:21 PM

 
Steve Mason
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Very nice work, John. I like how you've placed the birds to anchor the scene. They draw you in and lead you to the bg where there's a hint of detail through the mist.

3/31/2008 1:34:12 PM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Wonderful capture and composition, John!

3/31/2008 1:42:32 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi John,Beautiful reflection on that beach.Great capture,my friend!!!!

3/31/2008 1:43:42 PM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Beautiful capture John, love the reflections of the birds and the sky!!!(R)

3/31/2008 2:08:42 PM

 
Erika  Haight
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OUTSTANDING work John!!! WTG!!! erika

3/31/2008 2:14:03 PM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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John, this is fantastic. Great composition and subtle colors!

3/31/2008 2:23:57 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Excellent, John..I like how the scene merges into the background. Wonderful job!

3/31/2008 3:07:11 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Gorgeous scene, John!!!! It has the feel of a s/f planet!!!!! LOVE it!!!!! ♫ k

3/31/2008 3:09:48 PM

 
Patricia Ronan
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Beautiful image John, lovely light and colours:)

3/31/2008 3:28:31 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Spectacular! This really captures the wild beauty of an unspoiled and deserted beach!

3/31/2008 4:14:36 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Love this one John, so peaceful, wonderful lighting and composition!

3/31/2008 4:43:03 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Brilliant, John! Fantastic composition.

3/31/2008 5:00:43 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!!!
AWSOME capture John, LOVE THIS!!!
Lighting, dof, shadows of the birds, FANTASTIC job buddy!!!
Looks like a winner to me!!!

3/31/2008 6:06:31 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Love this John! Peaceful, beautiful, shadows, really great!

3/31/2008 6:17:38 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Great capture, love the title....

3/31/2008 7:28:51 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Exceptional tones, detail, reflections, clarity, lighting, & incredible mood captrued here!!! Would love to see this again,John!!!

3/31/2008 7:49:05 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Gorgeous John, simply GORGEOUS!

3/31/2008 8:35:20 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Stunning. Like the depth and the reflections

3/31/2008 8:46:39 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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stunning indeed John... breathtaking capture!

3/31/2008 10:52:46 PM

 
Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas
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Beautiful composition and colors John!,
Amalia

3/31/2008 11:59:45 PM

 
Paul E. Earl
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WOW! This is a real beauty! So many great shots from your morning walks John!

4/1/2008 2:10:15 AM

 
Manuel Barrera
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This is great, John, hope we see it again

4/1/2008 2:48:07 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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The light is awesome! Love the composition!! Great work!

4/1/2008 3:55:00 AM

 
Nina Shields
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John, your angle, perspective and use of lighting really make this shot; truly outstanding and I love the sense of vastness and scale; terrific work!

4/1/2008 4:22:19 AM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Terrific composition and light! Great shot John!!!!

4/1/2008 4:45:01 AM

 
Jennifer L. Taranto
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Oh John ... those tones ... that light ... I'm in AWE!!!!

4/1/2008 7:36:02 AM

 
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Let Me be the First to wish You

Happy Tamara K Walker Day John!!!

Wow Love your Morning Walks!!
The Reflections in the ebbing water are Fantastic!!!
Great Work!!
Don't worry.... I took My "Tablet" Today ;0)

4/1/2008 8:48:18 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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AWESOME capture and image, John! I LOVE the reflections and tones!!! <><

4/1/2008 10:56:44 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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great tones, light, pov & title!

4/1/2008 11:29:19 AM

 
John Connolly
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Thank you all for your encouraging comments, I really appreciate them.

4/1/2008 12:05:14 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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I love the feel of this image John ~ early morning on the beach with just the birds to share the quiet ~ beautiful shot!

4/2/2008 1:12:07 AM

 
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Beautiful sunrise, and reflection of the seagulls. ..The scene is so calming, peaceful and serene..

4/2/2008 8:38:31 AM

 
John Connolly
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Thanks Susie and Dorann for dropping by and your encouraging comments, I appreciate your support!

4/2/2008 1:53:21 PM

 
Manuel Barrera
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A gold button would look nice, this is a great capture, John, I know I have already commented

4/3/2008 2:04:26 AM

 
John Connolly
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I can't agree more, Manuel! Thanks for your second comment.

4/3/2008 2:01:40 PM

 
Raymond Pauly
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Lovely capture and a wonderful mood, John!

4/4/2008 5:14:19 PM

 
John Connolly
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Thanks Raymond, I appreciate you encouraging comment!

4/5/2008 2:50:57 PM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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Oh wow, love those birdies and the wonderful reflections. The lighting is so dramatic and flattering.

4/6/2008 5:21:55 PM

 
John Connolly
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Thank you Reynaldo, it is my favorite time of day too!

4/7/2008 1:41:31 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WHOOOOO HOOOOOO I am first to congratulate you on your Finalst!!!
HUGE Congrats John!!!
I sure know how to pick em!
BEST of luck in the next round!!!

4/21/2008 4:20:42 PM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, John!

4/21/2008 4:23:55 PM

 
Paul E. Earl
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A Big CONGRATULATIONS for your well deserved finalist!

4/21/2008 4:33:26 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations, John, this is a terrific shot!

4/21/2008 4:39:56 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Fabulous wildlife/landscape image, John!! Congratulations on your finalist!

4/21/2008 5:19:11 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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HUGE Congratulations John on this stunning finalist!!!!!

4/21/2008 5:31:59 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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I added this photo to my favorites. Terrific composition, great color and tones, lighting. This photo has spicial spirit and atmosphere. Congratulations John!

4/21/2008 6:00:50 PM

 
Christian Rosito
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Congratulations John!!!

4/21/2008 6:27:11 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Way to go, John. Very well deserved!! Congrats!!

4/21/2008 6:58:06 PM

 
Erika  Haight
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What an excellent Finalist John!! Great job my friend!

4/21/2008 6:58:41 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your beautiful finalist, John!!

4/21/2008 7:27:11 PM

 
Joan Powell
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Congrats on this beauty !!!

4/21/2008 7:36:27 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Congratulations!! Beautiful!!

4/21/2008 7:55:42 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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All Right!! Huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist John!!

4/21/2008 10:23:12 PM

 
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HUGE CONGRATS ON YOUR FINALIST!

4/21/2008 11:00:28 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations on your stunning finalist, John!

4/21/2008 11:37:23 PM

 
Tony Ebben
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Good work mate, I told you that you could do the advertising photography for up here. All your work make the place look even better than it is. Congratulations.

4/21/2008 11:39:34 PM

 
Ross Throndson
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Congratulations on this Very Lovely Finalist, John.....It's a Beauty!! :-)

4/22/2008 1:51:30 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Congrats, John. Fantastic image!!

4/22/2008 3:03:25 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats John on your terrific Finalist! Jeff

4/22/2008 3:24:36 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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A big congratulations on this beautiful finalist, John!!!

4/22/2008 3:32:09 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Congratulations on your stunning finalist, John!

4/22/2008 3:43:56 AM

 
Kristy A. Keene
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Congrats on your finalist!!!

4/22/2008 4:57:51 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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Huge congratulations on this beautiful finalist John.

4/22/2008 5:07:57 AM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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Way to go, congrats John!

4/22/2008 7:05:41 AM

 
Jennifer L. Taranto
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BIG congrats!!

4/22/2008 8:12:02 AM

 
Dorann Weber
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Congratulations John!!!!

4/22/2008 8:16:43 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

4/22/2008 10:04:29 AM

 
John Connolly
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Thank you all so very much for your kind comments and good wishes.
I am having massive internet problems today, I hope to catch up over the next coupe of days.

4/22/2008 3:00:53 PM

 
Phil Cannon
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Fantastic image - congratulations!! The lighting is amazing!!!

4/22/2008 3:14:04 PM

 
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Woo Hoo John!!!!

I Loved this and Apparently so did the Judges!!!!
Congratulations My Friend!!

4/22/2008 5:17:21 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, John on your beautiful finalist!!

4/22/2008 7:22:25 PM

 
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Congratulations on your finalist!! This is amazing John!

4/22/2008 10:53:03 PM

 
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Congratulations on your finalist John

4/23/2008 10:16:10 AM

 
John Connolly
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Thank you all for your encouraging comments and kind wishes!

4/23/2008 2:24:36 PM

 
Patricia Ronan
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Congratulations on your win with this lovely image John:)

4/23/2008 3:04:49 PM

 
John Connolly
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Thanks a lot Patricia, I appreciate you dropping by, and your kind comment!

4/23/2008 4:09:04 PM

 
Amber J. Skene
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Congratulations!!!

4/23/2008 4:15:27 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations on this amazing finalist,John!!!

4/23/2008 6:47:08 PM

 
John Connolly
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Many thanks Amber and Patrick, I appreciate your kind remarks!

4/24/2008 2:49:59 PM

 
chris jones
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Wow!!!! John Wonderful capture and cogratulations of this amazing finalist
One Mile Beach is a beautiful area
Chris

4/25/2008 4:52:19 AM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Soooo beautiful, John! Big congrats on your finalist!

4/25/2008 9:05:33 AM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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CONGRATULATIONS!

4/25/2008 11:06:06 AM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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Congratulations on the finalist John. I realise that it may not have been your favourite, but I still like it.

Also, a very happy birthday to you today!! Another milestone passed!!

Phil

4/25/2008 3:15:27 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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WTG my friend, a huge CONGRATS!!!! oh so its your birthday. HAPPY B DAY!!!!!!

4/25/2008 3:17:37 PM

 
John Connolly
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Thanks a lot Chris, Pat, Tamara, Carolyn and Cassie for taking the time to comment on this image, I appreciate it!

4/25/2008 3:52:11 PM

 
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OK buddy I am ready for lessons. Huge congratulation my good friend on this awesome finalist. WTG

4/25/2008 4:51:55 PM

 
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHN AND HAVE MANY MORE HEALTHY ONES.

4/25/2008 4:52:49 PM

 
John Connolly
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Thanks a lot Emile, you certainly raised a big smile on my Birthday!

4/25/2008 5:08:23 PM

 
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Have a bottle of bubbly and celebrate a well deserved life and look forward to much more.

4/25/2008 5:10:16 PM

 
John Connolly
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Not a bad idea Emile! It is 2 years since my last finalist!

4/25/2008 5:12:07 PM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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John congrats on a truly gorgeous finalist. Wonderful scene in every way.

4/25/2008 9:12:55 PM

 
John Connolly
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You comment means so much to me Kathy, thank you very much!

4/26/2008 3:57:36 PM

 
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Big congratulations on this beautiful finalist John!,
Amalia

4/26/2008 6:49:43 PM

 
John Connolly
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Thanks a lot Amalia, good to have you back again!

4/27/2008 2:24:32 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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Good Evening John, Carolyn sent me your gallery and its beautiful. I love all your beach, sunrise/sunset photos. Keep up the 7:30 walks. GOD BLESS
Kathy

5/23/2008 6:56:00 PM

 
John Connolly
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Thanks a lot Kathy, you are far too kind!

5/24/2008 3:26:50 PM

 
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WOW! What a Beautiful Shot!

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Crikey! You have been busy Wm, thank you for you kind comment!

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