Uploaded: August 13, 2011


Exif: F Number: 32, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 85.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 13, 2011

Great Zen - Wonderful comp, detail and tones! #1400770

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 13, 2011

Excellent comp. and lines. Dave. Love this. #9601407

Mike Clime August 13, 2011

Nice comp, lines and textures, Dave! #9601662

Linda Blair August 13, 2011

Love it!!! #9601878

Renee Doyle level-classic August 14, 2011

Kudos to you Dave!! Love them both!! #9602398

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 15, 2011

I liked your first one but now I like this even more, Dave. Fabulous lines and composition! #9605707

Robert R. Goodman level-addict August 17, 2011

Hi Dave,That sure looks so peaceful.Beautiful composition and excellent clarity!!!! #9610254

Courtenay Vanderbilt August 18, 2011

Love this one Dave, even more than the first and that's a close call! Would make a perfect card. #9612088

Julie Burnett August 18, 2011

Your photography is so creative, and so beautifully executed, Dave. This is gorgeous, love the lines, tones, and composition.
P.s., the movie was Nights In Rodanthe. #9612786

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 19, 2011

I loved both too! That is such a great idea..now what did you use to make the swirls in the sand??

Hope we both of these again Dave!

jo ann c. #9614782

Bill Houghton August 20, 2011

Dave, this is awesome. I love the shapes and color. Thanks for your comment on my dove. Bill #9616160

Mary K. Robison August 24, 2011

Simply beautiful, Dave ~
Congratulations on your well earned POTD! #9624263

Leslie McLain level-deluxe August 24, 2011

Congrats on a beautiful POTD, Dave. #9624273

Joy Rector August 24, 2011

congrats on the POTD #9624276

Courtenay Vanderbilt August 24, 2011

Congratulations Dave! Well deserved POTD! #9624314

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 24, 2011

Congrats on your beautiful POTD, Dave. #9624320

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 24, 2011

We ALL knew this was special Dave! Congrats on your well deserved POTD!! Now....let's go for the gold!

jo ann c. #9624321

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe August 24, 2011

Lovely....so beautiful in its simplicity....Congratulations on POTD I'm with Jo Ann.....Cheers! =^..^= #9624328

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 24, 2011

Congratulations Dave on your POTD Win!

Dominick #9624344

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 24, 2011

OH YES!!! Way to go David! Yes, we all knew this was on it's way to more awards. I'm sure there are even more to come. Congratulations on the special POTD award. This series would make a lovely Zen book! #9624365

Dayna Cain level-classic August 24, 2011

HUGE congrats on your POTD! An amazing image! #9624408

Linda Blair August 24, 2011

Congratulations on POTD....this is gorgeous!!!! #9624484

Nikki McDonald level-classic August 24, 2011

Such a beautifully simple but wonderfully effective capture, Dave. The textural contrasts are lovely. Congratulations on the POTD. #9624558

Phyllis H. Burchett August 24, 2011

Congrats on this wonderful POTD! #9624564

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna August 24, 2011

WTG on this wonderful POTD, Dave! :-)k #9624582

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 24, 2011

Peacefully and beautifully done Dave, CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful POTD!! <>< #9624606

Terry Cervi level-classic August 24, 2011

Congrats on your awesome POTD, Dave! Superb composition! #9624623

Ruth Grimm August 24, 2011

HUGE congrats on this FABULOUS POTD Monte!! Godd on ya, man! Proud of you!!

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 24, 2011

Lovely presentation and very effective visual appeal, Dave. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #9624753

Janice M. Borodezt August 24, 2011


This picture is gorgeous and is artistically done.

Wow - great job.

Janie #9624834

Patti Coblentz August 24, 2011

Outstanding image, Dave...I was just admiring it this past Sunday with a friend...congratulations on the POTD!! #9624886

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic August 24, 2011

Way to go Dave! Congratulations on your well deserved POTD! #9624921

Cathy Barrows August 24, 2011

Congrats on your very zen POTD #9624930

David M. Montero August 24, 2011

What a nice way to wake up this morning and see so many nice comments from a group of such talented and awesome photographers. I am overwhelmed and humbled. I will be flying high for days. Thank you all very much! You are wonderful! #9624953

Kathleen R. Struckle August 24, 2011

Great image. Congrats on your pOTD!! #9625003

Mitch Spence level-classic August 24, 2011

Congratulations, Dave. It's a beautifully seen and framed graphic image. #9625025

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 24, 2011

Congrats Dave on your Very Well Deserved POTD!! #9625397

Robert K. Bemus level-classic August 24, 2011

What a great comp!! Congratulations on a fine POTD, Dave!! #9625403

Evy Johansen level-classic August 24, 2011

Wow, this is so cool and beautiful! Big congratulations on your POTD, Dave!! #9625909

Julie Burnett August 25, 2011

Congratulations on this well deserved POTD, Dave!! #9626787

Richard D. Love August 25, 2011

Congratulations, Dave. Wonderful lines, tones, and texture. Just beautiful.

Rick #9627210

Debbie E. Payne August 25, 2011

Dave -- Simply gorgeous! We lived in Japan for three and a half years so I can relate to this quite well. I'd go back in a heartbeat! #9629317

Robert R. Goodman level-addict August 26, 2011

A big congratulations on this beautiful POTD.WTG Dave. #9633538

Jill Odice level-classic August 27, 2011

Beautifully composed and very tranquil! Congrats on a well deserved POTD! #9636836

Judy Foxworthy August 28, 2011

Simply beautiful, Dave. Congratulations!! #9639006

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe August 31, 2011

This is beautiful Dave. Congrats on POTD! #9645341

Mariann Kovats level-classic September 05, 2011

Fantastic composition, lighting and details, Dave! A huge congrats on you POTD! Well deserved! #9654499

Stephen Zacker September 05, 2011

Like the simplicity and your composition. Congratulations #9654667

Gina Cormier level-classic September 06, 2011

Hey...congrats on your POTD!!!!!!!!!!! #9655937

Christine Czernin level-classic September 07, 2011

Simplicity as it's best.
Congratulations on your beautiful POTD. #9658238

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 14, 2011

Outstanding POTD!
Love the simple greatness!
~♥~Lisa #9671229

Debra R. Harder September 27, 2011

This is so BRILLIANT, Dave!! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING POTD!! Deb #9700358

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe October 02, 2011

Huge congrats on this fantastic POTD, Dave!! #9712061

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 20, 2011

Belated congratulations on this wonderful POTD; I like the tones of the rock; almost like wood. #9821407

Donna Rowley July 31, 2012

Dave, you have an awesome gallery of really inspiring images, and this is one of the stand-out ones for me. #10255651

Carmody Baker March 24, 2013

Wonderful Dave. Congratulations! #10621952

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