Haystack Rock and the Needles

© Ryan Murphy

Haystack Rock and the Needles

Uploaded: July 12, 2011


Cannon Beach, OR
Waking up at 5am is typically not something I do unless I have to. On our trip to the Northwest, a clear exception to this was the opportunity to shoot Oregon's coast at sunrise.
This is Cannon Beach, with the very photogenic Haystack Rock on the right and the "Needles" on the left. The blur in the sky (and water) is a result of a 13 second exposure.
11/26 - N&L

Exif: f/22, 13 seconds, ISO 100


Michelle Alton July 13, 2011

Thirteen MINUTES? Wow. I love the glassy look of the water. This is a fantastic image. #1392673

Ryan Murphy July 13, 2011

Thanks, Michelle!

And, I could be mistaken, but I believe the single apostrophe (prime) is for minutes and the double apostrophe (prime) is for seconds. In any case, I just went ahead and wrote the word seconds, as this was not 13 minutes :) #9526787

Sky Pate July 26, 2011

WOW, Ryan, this is GORGEOUS! GREAT capture! #9555770

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic December 03, 2012

Wonderful pov, shapes, reflection and color, Ryan. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #10448126

Katarina Mansson December 03, 2012

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD Ryan! #10448128

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 03, 2012

Congrats on a beautiful POTD. #10448131

Joy Rector December 03, 2012

congrats on the POTD #10448184

Jack Gaskin December 03, 2012


Jack #10448244

Richard M. Waas level-addict December 03, 2012

Beautiful image... Congrats on a well deserved POTD!! #10448257

Mary L. Olson level-deluxe December 03, 2012

Congratulations on the beautiful POTD. #10448266

Linda D. Lester level-classic December 03, 2012

Congratulations on your POTD! Beautiful! #10448267

Vicki Gilbreath level-deluxe December 03, 2012

Beautiful! #10448273

Mary K. Robison December 03, 2012

Congratulations on your POTD! #10448333

Ilene Samowitz December 03, 2012

Very nice long exposure #10448334

Donna La Mattino Pagakis December 03, 2012

Incredible beauty, a wonderful image and POTD. I like the long exposure used here Ryan. Congratulations! #10448373

Martha R. Mazon level-classic December 03, 2012

Beautifully captured with wonderful soft tones, Ryan! Congratulations on your POTD! #10448374

Nancy Marie Ricketts December 03, 2012

Congratulation, Ryan, on this wonderful POTD! #10448404

Nancy Marie Ricketts December 03, 2012

Congratulation, Ryan, on this wonderful POTD! #10448405

David Hurt December 03, 2012

Congrats on POTD? #10448406

Andre Larose December 03, 2012

Beautiful shot! Congratulations on this wonderful POTD! #10448423

Kathryn Wesserling December 03, 2012

Absolutely exquisite. And, thank you for providing for the exposure info. Congratulations, Ryan. This will surely be a monthly Winner too. #10448425

Nancy L. Green level-classic December 03, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS Ryan on your wonderful POTD, WTG!!! <>< #10448504

Ellen Hodges December 03, 2012

Congrats on a gorgeous POTD!! #10448583

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe December 03, 2012

Congratulations on a lovely capture of one of my favorite beaches on the Pacific Coast (actually there are quite a few favorites).....Cheers, Ryan! #10448675

Debra R. Harder December 03, 2012

Huge congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Ryan!! #10448864

Kathleen R. Struckle December 03, 2012

Beautiful. Congrats on your POTD #10449055

Stanley C. Sims December 04, 2012

I would get up for this scene. Congratulations on the POTD. #10451024

Lindley Johnson level-classic December 05, 2012

A gorgeous POTD, Ryan - congratulations! #10451905

Lori Carlson December 10, 2012

I love this Ryan!! Indeed worth waking up for!! The softness & light of your exposure makes me feel good when looking at it. Thanks for sharing & congrats!! =) #10458506

Merna L. Nobile December 29, 2012

January is a month of reflection for me, I remember how privileged I was to observe all the outstanding work and beautiful photographs of the past year. For the last time this year, I would be honored to congratulate you for your spectacular work and willingness to share with all of us, Happy New Year, Merna Nobile

Richard D. Love March 25, 2013

Congratulations, Ryan. Beautiful light and reflections!

Rick #10623369

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