One Mile Beach Beauty Parlor.

© John Connolly

One Mile Beach Beauty Parlor.

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 3/31/2008 1:21:31 PM

Excellent composition and capture John! Jeff #890216

Brett Dolsen 3/31/2008 1:31:21 PM

Good Morning John. Wonderfull composition and early capture!!
Brett #5724593

Steve Mason 3/31/2008 1:34:12 PM

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. #5724605

Carol Sawyer 3/31/2008 1:42:32 PM

Wonderful capture and composition, John! #5724633

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 3/31/2008 1:43:42 PM

Hi John,Beautiful reflection on that beach.Great capture,my friend!!!! #5724637

Ray Clarke level-deluxe 3/31/2008 2:08:42 PM

Beautiful capture John, love the reflections of the birds and the sky!!!(R) #5724801

Erika Haight level-deluxe 3/31/2008 2:14:03 PM

OUTSTANDING work John!!! WTG!!! erika #5724832

Margaret R. Barry level-deluxe 3/31/2008 2:23:57 PM

John, this is fantastic. Great composition and subtle colors! #5724892

Ken Smith level-deluxe 3/31/2008 3:07:11 PM

Excellent, John..I like how the scene merges into the background. Wonderful job! #5725014

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 3/31/2008 3:09:48 PM

Gorgeous scene, John!!!! It has the feel of a s/f planet!!!!! LOVE it!!!!! ♫ k #5725020

Patricia Ronan level-deluxe 3/31/2008 3:28:31 PM

Beautiful image John, lovely light and colours:) #5725061

Nadya Johnson level-deluxe 3/31/2008 4:14:36 PM

Spectacular! This really captures the wild beauty of an unspoiled and deserted beach! #5725233

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 3/31/2008 4:43:03 PM

Love this one John, so peaceful, wonderful lighting and composition! #5725385

Barbara Waldoch 3/31/2008 5:00:43 PM

Brilliant, John! Fantastic composition. #5725464

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 3/31/2008 6:06:31 PM

AWSOME capture John, LOVE THIS!!!
Lighting, dof, shadows of the birds, FANTASTIC job buddy!!!
Looks like a winner to me!!! #5725730

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 3/31/2008 6:17:38 PM

Love this John! Peaceful, beautiful, shadows, really great! #5725772

eileen bedford level-deluxe 3/31/2008 7:28:51 PM

Great capture, love the title.... #5725993

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 3/31/2008 7:49:05 PM

Exceptional tones, detail, reflections, clarity, lighting, & incredible mood captrued here!!! Would love to see this again,John!!! #5726064

Sandra R. Alvey level-deluxe 3/31/2008 8:35:20 PM

Gorgeous John, simply GORGEOUS! #5726221

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 3/31/2008 8:46:39 PM

Stunning. Like the depth and the reflections #5726263

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 3/31/2008 10:52:46 PM

stunning indeed John... breathtaking capture! #5726532

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-deluxe 3/31/2008 11:59:45 PM

Beautiful composition and colors John!,
Amalia #5726728

Paul E. Earl 4/1/2008 2:10:15 AM

WOW! This is a real beauty! So many great shots from your morning walks John! #5726948

Manuel Barrera 4/1/2008 2:48:07 AM

This is great, John, hope we see it again #5727047

Bill Wyatt 4/1/2008 3:55:00 AM

The light is awesome! Love the composition!! Great work! #5727252

Nina Shields level-deluxe 4/1/2008 4:22:19 AM

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! #5727436

Hendrik Storme level-deluxe 4/1/2008 4:45:01 AM

Terrific composition and light! Great shot John!!!! #5727552

Jennifer L. Taranto 4/1/2008 7:36:02 AM

Oh John ... those tones ... that light ... I'm in AWE!!!! #5728230

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-deluxe 4/1/2008 8:48:18 AM

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) #5728503

Nadine A. Lewis level-deluxe 4/1/2008 10:56:44 AM

AWESOME capture and image, John! I LOVE the reflections and tones!!! <>< #5728916

Tiia Vissak 4/1/2008 11:29:19 AM

great tones, light, pov & title! #5729058

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/1/2008 12:05:14 PM

Thank you all for your encouraging comments, I really appreciate them. #5729159

Susie Peek-Swint 4/2/2008 1:12:07 AM

I love the feel of this image John ~ early morning on the beach with just the birds to share the quiet ~ beautiful shot! #5731618

Dorann Weber 4/2/2008 8:38:31 AM

Beautiful sunrise, and reflection of the seagulls. ..The scene is so calming, peaceful and serene.. #5733666

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/2/2008 1:53:21 PM

Thanks Susie and Dorann for dropping by and your encouraging comments, I appreciate your support! #5734884

Manuel Barrera 4/3/2008 2:04:26 AM

A gold button would look nice, this is a great capture, John, I know I have already commented #5736874

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/3/2008 2:01:40 PM

I can't agree more, Manuel! Thanks for your second comment. #5739768

Raymond Pauly level-deluxe 4/4/2008 5:14:19 PM

Lovely capture and a wonderful mood, John! #5745474

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/5/2008 2:50:57 PM

Thanks Raymond, I appreciate you encouraging comment! #5748883

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-deluxe 4/6/2008 5:21:55 PM

Oh wow, love those birdies and the wonderful reflections. The lighting is so dramatic and flattering. #5753117

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/7/2008 1:41:31 PM

Thank you Reynaldo, it is my favorite time of day too! #5757428

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 4/21/2008 4:20:42 PM

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!!! #5818835

Margaret R. Barry 4/21/2008 4:23:55 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, John! #5818910

Paul E. Earl 4/21/2008 4:33:26 PM

A Big CONGRATULATIONS for your well deserved finalist! #5819056

Barbara Waldoch 4/21/2008 4:39:56 PM

Congratulations, John, this is a terrific shot! #5819151

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 4/21/2008 5:19:11 PM

Fabulous wildlife/landscape image, John!! Congratulations on your finalist! #5819669

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 4/21/2008 5:31:59 PM

HUGE Congratulations John on this stunning finalist!!!!! #5819873

Vladan D. Djordjevic level-deluxe 4/21/2008 6:00:50 PM

I added this photo to my favorites. Terrific composition, great color and tones, lighting. This photo has spicial spirit and atmosphere. Congratulations John! #5820279

Christian Rosito level-deluxe 4/21/2008 6:27:11 PM

Congratulations John!!! #5820550

Ken Smith level-deluxe 4/21/2008 6:58:06 PM

Way to go, John. Very well deserved!! Congrats!! #5820902

Erika Haight level-deluxe 4/21/2008 6:58:41 PM

What an excellent Finalist John!! Great job my friend! #5820912

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 4/21/2008 7:27:11 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful finalist, John!! #5821230

Joan Powell 4/21/2008 7:36:27 PM

Congrats on this beauty !!! #5821314

Datha Y. Thompson 4/21/2008 7:55:42 PM

Congratulations!! Beautiful!! #5821441

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe 4/21/2008 10:23:12 PM

All Right!! Huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist John!! #5822019

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 4/21/2008 11:00:28 PM


Nadya Johnson level-deluxe 4/21/2008 11:37:23 PM

Congratulations on your stunning finalist, John! #5822151

Tony Ebben level-deluxe 4/21/2008 11:39:34 PM

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. #5822164

Ross Throndson 4/22/2008 1:51:30 AM

Congratulations on this Very Lovely Finalist, John.....It's a Beauty!! :-) #5822466

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 4/22/2008 3:03:25 AM

Congrats, John. Fantastic image!! #5822585

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 4/22/2008 3:24:36 AM

Congrats John on your terrific Finalist! Jeff #5822657

Carol Sawyer level-deluxe 4/22/2008 3:32:09 AM

A big congratulations on this beautiful finalist, John!!! #5822695

Laurie Daily level-deluxe 4/22/2008 3:43:56 AM

Congratulations on your stunning finalist, John! #5822769

Kristy A. Keene level-deluxe 4/22/2008 4:57:51 AM

Congrats on your finalist!!! #5823269

Lynne Morris 4/22/2008 5:07:57 AM

Huge congratulations on this beautiful finalist John. #5823324

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-deluxe 4/22/2008 7:05:41 AM

Way to go, congrats John! #5824000

Jennifer L. Taranto 4/22/2008 8:12:02 AM

BIG congrats!! #5824408

Dorann Weber 4/22/2008 8:16:43 AM

Congratulations John!!!! #5824448

Tiia Vissak 4/22/2008 10:04:29 AM

Congratulations! #5824889

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/22/2008 3:00:53 PM

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. #5826214

Phil Cannon 4/22/2008 3:14:04 PM

Fantastic image - congratulations!! The lighting is amazing!!! #5826268

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-deluxe 4/22/2008 5:17:21 PM

Woo Hoo John!!!!

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

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 4/22/2008 7:22:25 PM

Congratulations, John on your beautiful finalist!! #5827344

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 4/22/2008 10:53:03 PM

Congratulations on your finalist!! This is amazing John! #5827914

Emiel Van Hemelrijck 4/23/2008 10:16:10 AM

Congratulations on your finalist John #5830472

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/23/2008 2:24:36 PM

Thank you all for your encouraging comments and kind wishes! #5831188

Patricia Ronan 4/23/2008 3:04:49 PM

Congratulations on your win with this lovely image John:) #5831292

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/23/2008 4:09:04 PM

Thanks a lot Patricia, I appreciate you dropping by, and your kind comment! #5831457

Amber J. Skene 4/23/2008 4:15:27 PM

Congratulations!!! #5831481

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 4/23/2008 6:47:08 PM

Congratulations on this amazing finalist,John!!! #5832011

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/24/2008 2:49:59 PM

Many thanks Amber and Patrick, I appreciate your kind remarks! #5837169

chris jones level-deluxe 4/25/2008 4:52:19 AM

Wow!!!! John Wonderful capture and cogratulations of this amazing finalist
One Mile Beach is a beautiful area
Chris #5839383

Pat Gamwell level-deluxe 4/25/2008 9:05:33 AM

Soooo beautiful, John! Big congrats on your finalist! #5840343

Tamara K. Walker level-deluxe 4/25/2008 11:06:06 AM


Carolyn J. Connolly level-deluxe 4/25/2008 3:15:27 PM

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 #5841687

Cassie L. Woodlee level-deluxe 4/25/2008 3:17:37 PM

WTG my friend, a huge CONGRATS!!!! oh so its your birthday. HAPPY B DAY!!!!!! #5841697

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/25/2008 3:52:11 PM

Thanks a lot Chris, Pat, Tamara, Carolyn and Cassie for taking the time to comment on this image, I appreciate it! #5841805

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 4/25/2008 4:51:55 PM

OK buddy I am ready for lessons. Huge congratulation my good friend on this awesome finalist. WTG #5842063

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 4/25/2008 4:52:49 PM


John Connolly level-deluxe 4/25/2008 5:08:23 PM

Thanks a lot Emile, you certainly raised a big smile on my Birthday! #5842116

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 4/25/2008 5:10:16 PM

Have a bottle of bubbly and celebrate a well deserved life and look forward to much more. #5842121

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/25/2008 5:12:07 PM

Not a bad idea Emile! It is 2 years since my last finalist! #5842125

Kathy L. Clark level-deluxe 4/25/2008 9:12:55 PM

John congrats on a truly gorgeous finalist. Wonderful scene in every way. #5842924

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/26/2008 3:57:36 PM

You comment means so much to me Kathy, thank you very much! #5845570

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-deluxe 4/26/2008 6:49:43 PM

Big congratulations on this beautiful finalist John!,
Amalia #5845916

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/27/2008 2:24:32 PM

Thanks a lot Amalia, good to have you back again! #5849092

Kathy Cline level-deluxe 5/23/2008 6:56:00 PM

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 #5968940

John Connolly level-deluxe 5/24/2008 3:26:50 PM

Thanks a lot Kathy, you are far too kind! #5972584

Wm Nosal 3/11/2010 9:34:30 PM

WOW! What a Beautiful Shot! #8449456

John Connolly level-deluxe 3/12/2010 2:18:21 PM

Crikey! You have been busy Wm, thank you for you kind comment! #8451440

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Captured around 7.30 A.M. during low tide at 1/800th f9.0 ISO-200 and 118mm dfl.

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, FocalLength: 118.00 mm, Model: E-300

Uploaded on 3/31/2008 12:33:56 PM Photo Contest Finalist

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