Uploaded: February 07, 2017 06:17:11 | Entered: February 07, 2017 06:17:58


Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1600, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 190.00 mm, Model: NIKON D7100


Teresa Burnett level-deluxe February 07, 2017

Beautiful capture, John! Love the comp and reflection, and of course, the b&w!! #1679226

Gord MacEachern February 07, 2017

Beautiful tones, comp and lighting John,excellent capture here!! #11560939

Ed Lauderdale level-classic February 07, 2017

John, Teresa and Gord said it!! Beautifully done! #11560960

Dayna Cain level-classic February 07, 2017

Beautiful! #11560964

John Connolly February 07, 2017

What a wonderful moment you have captured here John! This is a superb B&W image! #11560978

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 07, 2017

Gorgeous capture. Love the tones and comp. A winner. #11561006

Ann Coates level-classic February 08, 2017

Love the feeling of solitude and the tones certainly add to that feeling. #11561079

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures February 08, 2017

Thank you all so much!!! #11561111

Martha R. Mazon level-classic February 08, 2017

Exquisite simplicity, John. Perfect for the theme. #11561127

Katherine Kuhn February 08, 2017

Perfection, John! I love your subtle tones and great use of negative space! Great work! #11561160

Patrick Rouzes February 08, 2017

Love the tones, detail, clarity & comp, John. Beautiful shot! #11561243

Leslie McLain level-classic February 08, 2017

Beautiful capture and use of B&W, John. #11561278

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures February 09, 2017

Thanks again everyone!!! #11561352

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic February 10, 2017

Sanguine simplicity... great tones... totally serene. WTG, John! #11561550

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures February 11, 2017

Thank you Joanna so much!! #11561861

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic March 31, 2017

Looking lovely in Silver... congratulations! #11577086

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 31, 2017

Another beautiful Finalist. Congrats!! #11577411

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 31, 2017

Congrats, John, on this lovely winning image! #11577566

Ed Lauderdale level-classic March 31, 2017

John, this is a very well deserved Gold!! Congratulations!!! #11577588

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 31, 2017

Beautiful winner, John. Congrats! #11577655

Ujjwal Mukherjee March 31, 2017

Congratulations on your beautiful Winner,John!! #11577717

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic March 31, 2017

Warmest congratulations on your 2nd Place GOLD! :o) #11577846

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 31, 2017

Simple and elegant...the soft, delicate b/w tones are just perfect for this tranquil shoreline capture. Perfect work, John! Congratulations on your wonderful Gold Winner! #11577930

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 01, 2017

So glad to see this one wearing Gold, John!! Huge Congratulations!! #11578022

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 01, 2017

Congrats on your Win John!! #11578187

Terry Cervi level-classic April 01, 2017

Congrats on your beautiful win, John! #11578273

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures April 01, 2017

Thank you so much Terry, Jeff, Teresa, Val, Joanna, Ujjwal, Tammy, Ed and Deborah for your kind comments and congratulations!!! #11578291

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 01, 2017

Outstanding work and capture, John and congrats on Gold Winner. #11578407

Gail Sullivan April 01, 2017

Love this, John...congrats! #11578475

Patrick Rouzes April 01, 2017

HEY, Congrats on the well-deserved Winner, John! WTG!!! #11578576

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures April 02, 2017

Thank you Gail, Emile and Patrick for the kind comments and congratulations!!! #11578700

Bojan Bencic level-classic April 02, 2017

Fantastic. Congratulations, John! #11578744

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe April 02, 2017

Congratulations on this fabulous winner, John! #11579168

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures April 02, 2017

Thank you for the kind comments and congratulations Ann and Bojan!! #11579171

Nadia Paul April 02, 2017

Congrats on your beautiful winner John! #11579230

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures April 03, 2017

Thank you for the kind comments and congratulations Nadia!!! #11579292

Janet Daniel April 04, 2017

This is a spectacular image, John! Big congrats on your win! #11579674

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures April 05, 2017

Thank you so much Janet!! #11580039

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