A Spring Morning

© John Connolly

A Spring Morning

Hendrik Storme 7/30/2011 1:47:54 PM

Wonderful rural image,i love the hils at the horizon! #1397208

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 7/30/2011 2:08:57 PM

WOW! What a beautiful scenic image, John. The light and colors are GORGEOUS: #9569807

Monnie Ryan 7/30/2011 2:24:49 PM

Another WOW! Terrific job capturing this scene, John! And what a beautiful scene it is! #9569857

Ron McEwan 7/30/2011 3:05:21 PM

This vista is supreme John, the warm early light and the lifting fog all makes for a real beauty. #9569958

Robert R. Goodman 7/30/2011 3:19:34 PM

Hi John,Beautiful vista my friend.Wish it was that green here.Very hot and dry and I'm out chasing storms tonight!!! #9569989

Carol L. Fowler 7/30/2011 4:02:51 PM

Gorgeous lighting- the colors are superb. A fav for me! #9570080

Jeff Robinson 7/30/2011 4:10:55 PM

Wonderful lighting, pov and Beautifully captured John!! #9570101

Sharon L. Doane 7/30/2011 4:15:21 PM

Gorgeous! #9570118

Barbara Waldoch 7/30/2011 4:32:53 PM

Love the view and capture, John! #9570158

Chris Schlosser 7/30/2011 4:52:07 PM

Beautiful capture, John :) #9570194

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/30/2011 4:56:28 PM

What a gorgeous vista, John! Magnificent image! :-) k #9570204

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 7/30/2011 6:09:04 PM


This is breathtaking Johnny

Just beautiful #9570349

Mike Clime 7/30/2011 6:28:42 PM

This should be a postcard, John! Love the light on the golden grass! #9570376

Ellen Hodges 7/30/2011 7:18:36 PM

Absolutely love the gorgeous light and color, John!! #9570463

Reynaldo D. Reyes 7/30/2011 7:28:11 PM

This wonderful view and landscape sure is an excellent motivator to do your morning walk and exploration. Fabulous scenic captured here with that early morning sun. #9570476

Stan Kwasniowski 7/30/2011 7:29:08 PM

John, what a wonderful capture #9570478

Ann Coates 7/30/2011 11:49:40 PM

Beautiful country landscape here John. You certainly do get around! #9570707

Kerry Hill 7/30/2011 11:53:39 PM

Gorgeous landscape John, beautiful light and tones! #9570712

Carolyn J. Connolly 7/31/2011 4:40:51 AM

STUNNING early morning landscape capture here here, John!! This scene would make a SUPERB painting!! :o) #9570990

Michelle Alton 7/31/2011 4:46:48 AM

Gorgeous landscape, John. There are focal points everywhere! #9570996

Brett Dolsen 7/31/2011 4:47:16 AM

Beautifull landscape John!!The early bird definately caught the worm here!! #9570997

Avril Young 7/31/2011 5:27:34 AM

just stunning, fantastic view,and wonderful landscape....too beautiful John... #9571080

Renata Gusciora 7/31/2011 8:06:12 AM

Absolutely beautiful,John!Wonderful lighting and view!Love it! #9571293

Lorraine A. Cook 7/31/2011 8:27:50 AM

STUNNING landscape, John!!! The morning sun brings out the richness of the land, My Friend!!!

So glad your rehabilitation is going well!!! Eight weeks will FLY BY! I remember when George had to rehab is knee (torn ACL)...skiing accident. I would RUSH home from teaching in order to get him to the rehab center!!! #9571342

Tiia Vissak 7/31/2011 8:52:13 AM

great tones, light & pov! #9571409

John Connolly 7/31/2011 2:03:57 PM

Thank you for your many kind remarks, they are appreciated! #9571876

Mariann Kovats 7/31/2011 3:30:24 PM

Gorgeous scene, lighting and colors, John! #9572124

Patrick Rouzes 7/31/2011 3:35:09 PM

WOW, looks like an image from a travel magazine,John! Glorious tones, colors, lighting, clarity, perspective & mood! Winner in my book! #9572133

Nancy L. Green 7/31/2011 4:05:23 PM

GORGEOUS country side captured SO WELL with OUTSTANDING comp, colors and clarity!! <>< #9572207

John Connolly 7/31/2011 4:27:53 PM

Thank you Mariann, Patrick and Nancy for your great comments! #9572285

Wm Nosal 8/1/2011 2:18:01 PM

Beautiful Shot, John!
The Lighting Is Great #9574679

Emile Abbott 8/1/2011 2:33:51 PM

Layer upon layer of interest and you mastered the composition and lighting to perfection on this one John. #9574755

Heather Loewenhardt 8/1/2011 3:57:15 PM

Fabulous colours and depth with spectacular lighting John. #9574961

Tammy Espino 8/1/2011 7:35:42 PM

That's some gorgeous landscape capture! #9575437

Jorgen Jensen 8/2/2011 10:09:50 AM

It really is a beautiful landscape image John. The light and the colors are gorgeous.
Great work! #9576947

John Connolly 8/3/2011 3:53:32 PM

Thanks a lot Wm, Emile, Heather, Tammy and Jorgen for your encouraging comments! #9579989

Ian M. Hill 8/5/2011 4:38:31 PM

Simply beautiful John. #9584423

John Connolly 8/7/2011 4:57:42 PM

Thanks Ian, I really do have to make the effort and get out in the bush again! #9588498

Robert R. Goodman 8/25/2011 12:45:07 PM

Congratulation on this beautiful finalist,John.WTG My friend!!!!! #9627441

Bojan Bencic 8/25/2011 12:52:08 PM

Beautiful light and scenery. Congratulations on your finalist, John. #9627476

Sharon L. Doane 8/25/2011 1:03:25 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, John! #9627513

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/25/2011 1:31:37 PM

WTG on this wonderful finalist, Linda! :-) k #9627641

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/25/2011 1:32:33 PM

Big time "OOPS"!!! I meant JOHN! :-) DAHHHHHHH #9627646

Merna L. Nobile 8/25/2011 1:37:47 PM

Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna

Ann Varley 8/25/2011 1:40:37 PM

Congrats my friend!! #9627697

Tammy M. Anderson 8/25/2011 1:43:15 PM

Congrats on a great finalist, John. #9627717

Nancy L. Green 8/25/2011 1:48:14 PM

WTG John!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #9627754

Wm Nosal 8/25/2011 2:09:32 PM

Congratulations, John! #9627954

Reynaldo D. Reyes 8/25/2011 2:17:53 PM

Congrats on this beautiful finalist John. #9628034

Marijana Fajgl 8/25/2011 2:18:40 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic finalist, John! #9628042

Patrick Rouzes 8/25/2011 3:18:24 PM

Heyyyyyyy, John! Congratulations & good luck! WTG! #9628406

Emile Abbott 8/25/2011 3:23:20 PM

Huge Congratulations John on superb finalist #9628438

Barbara Waldoch 8/25/2011 3:32:27 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, John! #9628505

Stefania Barbier 8/25/2011 3:41:02 PM

wonderful finalist, congratulations!!! #9628563

Ann Coates 8/25/2011 3:46:47 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist award John. #9628606

Kim Andelkovic 8/25/2011 4:31:00 PM

Congrats John on this amazing finalist......absolutely beautiful :-) #9629068

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 8/25/2011 4:58:37 PM

Big Congratulations on your finalist John!,
Amalia #9629397

Karen Celella 8/25/2011 5:07:25 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, John. #9629486

Amanda J. Tanner 8/25/2011 5:28:06 PM

A big Congratulations John! This is a beautiful finalist! I don't know how I missed this one! I see a winner. #9629681

Daniella Puente 8/25/2011 6:11:21 PM

So beautiful! congrats John :) #9630018

Randy D. Dinkins 8/25/2011 6:19:58 PM

Congrats John, WTG!! #9630106

Tamara K. Walker 8/25/2011 6:20:37 PM

Gorgeous! Congratulations. #9630111

Phyllis H. Burchett 8/25/2011 6:25:59 PM

Congrats John on this gorgeous finalist! #9630165

Tammy Espino 8/25/2011 6:29:33 PM

A huge congrats going out on your finalist!!!! :) #9630203

Barbara Mason 8/25/2011 7:13:04 PM

Congratulations John !!! thrilled to see this beautiful finalist winner !!! #9630644

Kaye Burazin 8/25/2011 7:32:08 PM

Glorious John, congrats and best of luck in the next round #9630783

Avril Young 8/25/2011 7:40:00 PM

congrats on this beautiful finalist, just so beautiful.. #9630831

Carol L. Fowler 8/25/2011 8:12:43 PM

Congrats on this wonderful Finalist #9630964

Stan Kwasniowski 8/25/2011 9:09:43 PM

John, congratulations #9631239

Dorann Weber 8/25/2011 11:18:46 PM

Congratulations on finalist John! #9631703

Nadia Paul 8/25/2011 11:40:30 PM

Gorgeous light and colors John - congrats on your beautiful finalist! #9631748

Tarun Bose 8/26/2011 1:40:46 AM

Big congrats John, for your excellent finalist. #9631918

Renata Gusciora 8/26/2011 5:42:29 AM

Big congratulations on this beautiful finalist,John!!!:-) #9632504

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 8/26/2011 8:48:32 AM

I'm so glad to see this beautiful scenery again, John. Congratulations. #9633259

Hendrik Storme 8/26/2011 8:50:30 AM

congrats on this fantastic finalist!!! #9633273

Carolyn J. Connolly 8/26/2011 9:22:16 AM

HUGE congrat's on your Finalist recognition for this STUNNING image, John - it is SO deserved!! ALL the best in the next round, too, bro-in-law!! :o) #9633460

Phillip R. Connolly 8/26/2011 2:36:50 PM

Congratulations, John! An excellent landscape of an area I would like to be visiting now! Great capture.

Phil #9634705

Laura E. Swan 8/26/2011 6:41:43 PM

BIG Photobucket

On this terrific finalist, Brother John! :D

Such a wonderful scene!!! Good luck in the next round.

-Sister Swanee! #9635499

Lorna Shutter 8/26/2011 7:21:03 PM

Wow!!! I LOVE THIS, John!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved Finalist Award!!!!! WTG!!! :) Photobucket #9635624

Mariann Kovats 8/26/2011 10:13:35 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, John! #9635926

Christine Lobsinger 8/26/2011 11:01:48 PM

COngraTs to you John.. a splendid scene with gorgeous colouring!!!
Smiling CHRIS #9635973

Douglas Perry 8/27/2011 6:42:15 AM

Congrats John. A beauty. #9636498

ALLEN O. HOWARD 8/27/2011 9:24:53 AM

An excellent image John. The details throughout are fantastic. Congratulations!!! #9636798

Ian M. Hill 8/27/2011 6:21:50 PM

Congrats John,Iam glad to see this again,it is so lovely.Best of luck for the next round. #9637778

Erika G. Gossett 8/29/2011 2:57:52 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, John! #9641198

John Connolly 8/29/2011 3:42:30 PM

Thank you everyone for your kind comments, they are greatly appreciated! #9641263

Sabrina Ryan 8/29/2011 6:13:50 PM

Congratulations on this Wonderful Finalist, John! #9641669

Brett Dolsen 8/30/2011 2:17:37 PM

Awesome John a late congratulations from me!! #9643221

John Connolly 8/31/2011 4:05:36 PM

Thank you so much Sabrina and Brett! #9644982

Heather Loewenhardt 9/1/2011 2:20:36 PM

Congrats on this beautiful rich toned image making it to the finals. #9647188

Mary K. Robison 9/4/2011 12:27:51 AM

This is one gorgeous finalist, John!
Congratulations! #9651840

Boyd L. Alexander 9/22/2011 10:45:25 AM

Congratulations on a terrific Finalist John!! Good luck in the next round!!! #9685255

Nadia Paul 9/25/2011 6:47:38 PM

Congrats on your gorgeous finalist John! #9692325

Ann Coates 9/25/2011 7:47:13 PM

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist John. #9692682

Hendrik Storme 9/26/2011 12:10:24 AM

Big congrats on your finalists!!!! #9693650

Christine Lobsinger 9/26/2011 4:53:26 AM

Congrats to you again John, A lovely Finalist...
SMilinG CHRIS #9694483

Douglas Perry 9/26/2011 6:18:01 AM

Congrats John!!!! #9694829

Renata Gusciora 9/26/2011 6:50:27 AM

Congratualtions on your beautiful finalist,John!!!:-) #9694982

Debbie Bray 9/26/2011 4:47:00 PM

What a beautiful Australian scene, John! Congratulations on your award too! Hope you get to see my comment amongst all your other fans! hehehe!!! #9697267

Mary K. Robison 9/28/2011 1:08:55 AM

If ever the words "splendid" and "peaceful" could be combined to describe something, they're perfect for this scene, John!
Congratulations on this lovely capture's selection as a finalist! #9702063

Ken Smith 9/28/2011 4:01:47 AM

Excellent, John...congrats on this super scene! #9702374

Douglas Perry 9/28/2011 6:08:38 AM

Big congrats John! #9702683

John Connolly 9/28/2011 4:15:39 PM

Thank you all for your encouraging comments, they really are appreciated! #9703723

Graham Robards 9/29/2011 6:41:15 AM

Lovely to see you, Margaret and Thelma today John!

Belated congratulations on this image!
Beautiful. ~Pat #9705016

John Connolly 9/29/2011 4:28:53 PM

Thanks so much Pat & Graham, we really enjoyed our get together yesterday! It was great to meet up with Cindy again! #9705839

Ellen Hodges 9/30/2011 5:24:20 AM

Huge congrats on your stunning finalists, John!! So sorry to be so late!! Gorgeous work!! #9706825

John Connolly 9/30/2011 3:46:57 PM

Thank you so much Ellen! #9707955

Phyllis A. Houghton 10/19/2011 3:15:08 PM

Lovely with beautiful light and rolling hills. Takes one away #9748595

Laura E. Swan 10/19/2011 4:54:54 PM

Photobucket !!!



-Sis #9748861

Kim Andelkovic 10/30/2011 4:32:45 AM

Such a wonderful finalist John.......congratulations :-)
Such a beautiful valley :-) #9771809

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West of Kendall, on the Mid North Coast of N.S.W.

Captured last September at 1/160th f8.0 and ISO-200, around 6.30 in the morning.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: E-300

Uploaded on 7/30/2011 1:25:39 PM

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