Croatan Forest North Carolina

© James R. Hardy

Croatan Forest North Carolina

Uploaded: April 26, 2008


Went for a drive with my boys to see what we could see and ended up in the forest. The Croatan is located near New Bern NC

Exif: F Number: 13, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, FocalLength: 56.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Mary Alston April 26, 2008

Beautiful photo. I love the soft light. It looks so peaceful. #908779

Jessica Jenney April 26, 2008

Gorgeous tones, composition and light, James! #5843906

Susan Heath April 26, 2008

Wonderful lighting, James! Love it. #5844197

May 01, 2008

Great job James. Wonderful lighting!!! #5870726

Jane Hirst May 08, 2008

Great light, great feeling. #5902177

Martha N. Church May 09, 2008

Simply outstanding! #5906328

Mitzie Loland May 14, 2008

Great photo James - congratulations on your POTD!! #5920166

Mukesh Srivastava May 14, 2008

Excellent capture, James!!! A big congrates on this POTD win! #5920173

Cheryl Schneider May 14, 2008

Lovely photo, James. I've not heard of this place before. Your photo makes me want to go for that drive, too. #5920579

Josselyne Klecanda May 14, 2008

Nice work.congrats. #5920614

Joan Kocak May 14, 2008

this is such a classic, a truly excellent photo. COngrats! #5920633

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 14, 2008

You have beautiful light and inviting depth in this lovely capture, James. Classic is a good word for it. I love black and white but I'll bet the color version was just as welcoming. Congratulations on the POTD. #5920685

Gretchen J. Gilkey May 14, 2008

Beautiful image James!!! I love that you made the image in B&W. NC is a "treasure chest" just waiting for someone to discover all it has to offer... and you have uncovered one of it jewels!!!
gretchen #5920714

Ann Mulholland May 14, 2008

wonderful photo James. I absolutely love this kind of shot, and yours is one of the best I've seen.
I love doing what you did, just getting in the car and seeing what there is to see. Lovely shot!!
Ann #5920839

Jennifer L. Alder May 14, 2008

Congrats James on this excellent POTD! #5920871

Kathy L. Clark May 14, 2008

A very beautiful b&w James. Congrats on your lovely POTD. #5920904

Terry Olsen May 14, 2008

This an excellent photo! It really appeals to my personal style and photographic sensibilities. It certainly deserves POTD! Congratulations! #5921042

Joanne Kramer May 14, 2008

I love the delicate grass and play of light......a wonderful capture! Congratulations! #5921205

Nadya Johnson May 14, 2008

A stunning photo, James! Very magical, I love the light and mood. Congratulations on your POTD! #5921236

Dianna Hauf May 14, 2008

EXcellent b&w composition here James!! I do so love the soft filtered lighting as it comes through the trees! 'Ansel' would be proud!!! Congratulations! #5921238

Richard Hardt May 14, 2008

Really nice James.

Clean and concise.

Is this one for sale?

RH #5921289

May 14, 2008

Very nice shot. Not to cheapen the effect, but the light makes me think of something from the X-Files -- there's an eerie feeling that something is going to come out of that light. #5921335

Holly Hitchcock May 14, 2008

Wonderful tones, comp and mood. Exceptional, James. #5921449

Joy Rector May 14, 2008

congrats on the POTD #5921454

Daniella Puente May 14, 2008

James this is a wonderful BW photo! excellent focus and tone levels, beautiful POTD ++++ #5921531

May 14, 2008

Beautiful work! #5921648

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic May 14, 2008

Such lovely light and perspective!
Congrats on your wonderful POTD!
~♥~Lisa #5921701

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe May 14, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD! I love your B&W work with it's wonderful light and tones!!!! #5921722

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 14, 2008

Stunning work James. The lighting is pure magic and this works well in black & white. Congratulations on your superb potd! #5921842

Kathleen R. Struckle May 14, 2008

Beautiful B&W. Lighting is wonderful. Congrats on your POTD!! #5921895

May 14, 2008

What a wonderful moody photo! And a well deserved winner. Great call on the B&W. #5922011

Wendy Stevenson May 14, 2008

Love the atmosphere the mist and back lighting produce! Gorgeous in B&W!! Big Congrats on this beautiful POD!!! #5922105

RC Fritz May 14, 2008

EXCELLENT PHOTO, James!! Congratulations!! #5922110

May 14, 2008

Beautiful image! Congratulations #5922135

Toni Riggs May 14, 2008

Beautiful, congrats!!! #5922182

Lindley Johnson level-classic May 14, 2008

This is a beautifully moody photograph, and it's perfect in black & white. The lighting is superb - great eye and great capture. Congratulations on your POTD, James. #5922990

James R. Hardy May 14, 2008

Wow, I have never had this many comments on a single photo. Thank you to everyone. This is greatly appreciated. I will try and get everyone a personal thank you. Again thanks soo much.

James R Hardy #5923012

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 14, 2008

The mood, lighting, lines, and perfect in B&W...I could get lost here. Congrats on your very glad I saw this today, James. #5923203

Sharon Sawyer May 14, 2008

Congrats on POTD, James. Love everything about this photo and can see why they chose it !!!! #5924145

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 14, 2008

Lovely image and congratulations to you James on your POTD win.

Dominick #5924233

Kate Jackson May 15, 2008

Fabulous James - great B&W - congrats on your POTD! No reply necessary! #5924356

David A. Simons May 15, 2008

Congratulations, James. Big-D #5924853

Wanda Judd level-addict May 15, 2008

Congratulations on POTD..I love the B&W and the light is amazing. #5925432

May 15, 2008

Love everything about this image, especially lighting. Congrats.

Judy #5926326

Cheryl E. Molennor May 15, 2008

Magnificent! Congrats #5926939

Doug Roane May 15, 2008

Awesome! Congratulations! #5929030

Cheryl Meisel May 20, 2008

Just beautiful! The light coming through the trees makes this WALL PERFECT!
BIG CONGRATS on your wins with this.
Cherylm #5949181

May 23, 2008

Very nice atmosphere...congratulations. #5967449

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton May 31, 2008

Great image.. Congrats on your POTD!! #6001108

Erica Murphy level-deluxe June 20, 2008

Congratulations! #6085324

Michael Umbreit June 20, 2008

James - Congratulations on your win!! - Mike #6086299

Dianna Hauf June 20, 2008

YES! Congratulations JAMES!!!!! #6086316

Drena Clementino June 20, 2008

Beautiful image! Congratulations James!! #6086531

Susan Heath June 20, 2008

What fun, James! Congratulations on this exciting win!!! Good for you! #6086534

Elida Gutierrez June 20, 2008

The Golden Cup
A Special Trophy for
"The May Winners" #6087697

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 22, 2008

Congratulations! Nice design, tones and mood James! #6093016

Michael G. Marshall June 22, 2008

Congratulations on your wonderful winner James! Michael #6094399

Gary Lange June 23, 2008

Wonderful image here, James!! Many congrats on an outstanding winner! #6097070

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict July 05, 2008

Congratulations James on your double Win.

Dominick #6143798

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