Uploaded: July 25, 2006 19:43:06


Early morning light bursts through the trees along Oregon's Rock Creek, one of the last remaining native forests along the coast.

17-40mm at 17mm. Polarizer + 4-stop soft grad filter. 1 second at F18.


Vonda B. Magill July 25, 2006

I love everything about this shot. #491211

Sharon C. Hinze July 25, 2006

This is gorgeous Marc! Great capture. S #3081192

Kenny Metro level-classic July 25, 2006

Your photographs are beautiful and inspirational,Marc! #3081258

July 25, 2006

Absolutely breath taking Marc! WOW! What a gorgeous capture. It has winner written all over it in my opinion! #3081315

Cathy Stancil July 25, 2006

Glorious, as usual, Marc !! #3081334

Richard D. Cox July 26, 2006

Fantastic lighting. Love the rays. #3081931

Kathy Radford July 26, 2006

Excellent!!! What lighting. Looks like a winner to me. Kathy in NH #3082159

Tamera S. Phillips July 27, 2006

Love that light Marc. Stunning. #3089376

Melissa G. Meiselman August 14, 2006

Those beams of light are breathtaking, Mark. Love the beauty of this scene #3163274

Daniel G. Flocke August 26, 2006

Marc - Congratulations on your Finalist!! Good Luck in the next round!

~Daniel #3218417

Kathy Radford August 26, 2006

Congrats. great job. Kathy in NH #3219414

Serena Pierce level-deluxe August 26, 2006

Beautiful Marc, Congratulations!! #3219584

Julie Robinson August 26, 2006

Congrats on your wondeful finalist! #3220185

August 26, 2006

YAY! So glad to see this one again! Congrats! #3220327

James C. Messervy August 26, 2006

A very deserving finalist! This is one of the best shots I've seen in a long while! Absolutely stunning. #3220601

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 26, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3221392

Tamera S. Phillips August 26, 2006

Big congrats on this one - it is one of my favs of yours! #3221407

Jennifer Cuscino August 26, 2006

BREATHTAKING. Oh my goodness...love this photo! So crisp and clean yet soft in all the right places. Superb! Absolutely stunning. #3221455

Michelle J. Harvey August 26, 2006

Phenominal capture Marc!! The lighting is absolutely magical!! Congrats! #3221569

Helen N. McHugh August 27, 2006

Just beautiful! Congratulations Mark! #3227908

Melissa G. Meiselman August 27, 2006

This is an absolutely stunning finalist, Marc!! Congratulations!!! #3229544

August 28, 2006

Beautiful light. #3232823

Gregg Johnstun August 28, 2006

Absolutely breathtaking. Your entire gallery is full of beauty like this one. I hope you win the grand-daddy, big one for this. It's my favorite photo that you have taken out of all of the photos in your gallery and website. #3234114

Mick Burkey level-classic August 28, 2006

Stunning image, Marc! Congrats on the finals. #3234249

Keith L. Clayton August 19, 2007

Mnany mnay congrats - This is a gorgeous image!! Outstanding! #4670046

Katherine L. Bodger August 19, 2007

This is totally outstanding! What more can I add to what has already been said :)
Congrats on a fine shot #4670961

Donna Dunbar November 06, 2007

What an amazing gallery you have, I know I'm a little late but congrats on your finalist. I'm finding it hard to understand though why they didn't rank this so much higher in the contest it's absolutely spectacular!!!!!! #5035471

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 09, 2007

Brilliant lighting and perspective, an awesome scene!! Congratulations! #5050920

Raquel J. Ruiz January 31, 2008

Beautiful Capture....Excellent Job #5424218

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