Morning Flight

Uploaded: February 06, 2008 00:25:52



A marsh landscape from the nature reserve of Etang de la Gruère near Saignelégier, Switzerland
It was very early in the morning and the fog was lifitng off the water.

Canon EF 28-300mm f3.5-5.6L IS + B&W UV filter


Nikki McDonald level-classic February 06, 2008

This is going to be one of my favorites of your images, Les. Love the muted pastels and misty horizon and reflections that give way to the sharper definition of the golden grass in the foreground. The birds breaking the stillness are the perfect touch. #847926

Paul Michko February 06, 2008

This is fantastic, Les. I see the birds flew in on cue. ;) #5451179

Les Rhoades level-classic February 06, 2008

Pat Gamwell

Frame & sell...for BIG bucks! Winner in my book, Les. Incredible work!
2/6/2008 12:53:42 AM

Harmeet Singh

Lovely image.

2/6/2008 12:55:25 AM

Tiia Vissak

great tones, pov & mood!

2/6/2008 12:59:09 AM


Joy Rector February 06, 2008

fantastic shot #5451240

Michelle Alton February 06, 2008

Boy, I agree with Pat. This is fantastically gorgeous and would hang in a lot of livingrooms.
Michelle #5451252

Cindy Hamilton February 06, 2008

You did it again! Wow! #5451289

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 06, 2008

A beauty to behold, great image here, Les.

Dominick #5451303

Colette M. Metcalf February 06, 2008

Beautiful capture, Les!! #5451456

Katarina Mansson February 06, 2008

Beautifully captured beautiful morning! Love the misty and calm feeling. #5451594

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe February 06, 2008

Terrific capture. Way to go Les. #5451866

Linda D. Lester level-classic February 06, 2008

So the lighting! #5452496

Kara L. Hendricks February 06, 2008

Such a tranquil moment you have here Les... Captured with SPLENDOR by 101's very own...:)

You do Switzerland proud!! #5452556

Susan Fox February 06, 2008

It's perfect! The birds add just the right amount of interest to the scene. Lovely soft tones and lighting. #5452586

Michelle L. Frick February 06, 2008

Amazing DOF Les - I love the interest in the foreground, then yes, of course, the birds flying into the mist. BEAUTIFUL Les! #5452950

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 06, 2008

This looks so serene and beautiful, I love the feel. Wow, outstanding Les! #5453288

Erika Haight February 06, 2008

So serene! I love the mood this image gives! Great work my friend! erika #5453977

Jenny D February 06, 2008

This is gorgeous & very serene!! #5454659

James Quantz Jr. February 08, 2008

Great scene, Les! JQ #5464815

February 18, 2008

I love the quiet colors. Everything about this image creates a calming effect. #5511459

Elida Gutierrez March 22, 2008

A Big Congrats in your Finalist!!! #5677159

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 22, 2008

This is a wonderful finalist in my book, Les. Congratulations and good luck. #5677414

Colleen Farrell March 22, 2008

Simple, and simply beautiful! Congratulations on this finalist, Les! #5677539

Su Sana E. P level-classic March 22, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Les!! #5677955

Dr Silly level-classic March 22, 2008

Congrats Les. :O)

Sylvia Rossler March 22, 2008

A big congrats on this superb finalist Les :O) #5678199

Mitch Spence level-classic March 22, 2008

My congratulations to you, Les. #5678278

Jeana Clark March 22, 2008


~J~ #5678864

Susan Fox March 22, 2008

Spectacular!!! Congratulations on your finalist Les :-) #5680021

Mike F. Anderson level-classic March 22, 2008

Great image evoking a wonderful mood! #5680827

Colette M. Metcalf March 23, 2008

Congratulations!!!! #5681671

Susan M. Smith level-classic March 23, 2008

What a great capture Les! A very beautiful scene here! Congrats on your Finalist (and thanks for calling!) #5682658

Cindy Hamilton March 23, 2008

So glad to see this as a deserves to go all the way! #5683487

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict March 23, 2008

Congratulations Les on your Finalist.

Dominick #5683843

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe March 24, 2008

Congrats on your finalist, Les. This is an absolutely beautiful image! #5685993

Tiia Vissak March 24, 2008

Congratulations! #5686742

Katarina Mansson March 24, 2008

Oh - I remember those beautiful mist pictures...congratulations and good luck next Les! #5687026

Marina Moore March 24, 2008

Congratulations Les!!! Beautiful work. :) #5689067

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 24, 2008

Ohhhh soooo beautiful Les!

Congrats on this well deserved finalist!

jo ann c. #5690916

Datha Y. Thompson March 27, 2008

Congratulations Les!! Beautiful :0) #5704968

Susan M. Hembree level-classic March 27, 2008

So beautiful, Les. A wonderful finalist! Congratulations! #5708294

eileen bedford March 28, 2008

Congratulations Les, it is soo beautiful and well deserved.... #5711634

Jennie A. Dillman April 02, 2008


Adrian Klein April 05, 2008

You do great work and this is no exception. Simple and peaceful! #5747539

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