Uploaded: June 07, 2008


This is my first East Coast keeper. It is a long and rather humorous story. I was on my way to visit the in-laws for the first time. Had to stop and catch this shot. An hour and a half later.... First impressions you know...


Renata Gusciora June 07, 2008

Lovely capture,James!:-)It was worth stopping:-) #937369

Christina N. Seuser June 07, 2008

LOL. Just give them a framed print of this beauty and I'm sure all will be forgiven ;) Great shot, wonderful color and composition! #6030981

Daniel L. Boyd June 07, 2008

Wonderful piece of work. Glad you didn't miss the shot. Hey, you can always get another MIL. I've had several. #6031262

Susana Ms Heide June 07, 2008

What a BREATHTAKING capture!!! There's such beauty in simplicity... Aren't you glad you stopped? After they see this I'm sure they'll understand :o)) #6031755

James Kirk June 08, 2008

Thanks all of you for your kind remarks.

People often wonder why this image is so blue. It had been a brisk early spring day and the sky was crystal clear. The sun had just gone down. The pond is surrounded by trees so at dusk the only light is from a sky that was turning a very dark blue. A tripod and a willing model, the duck was very still, all helped to pull this shot together. #6034452

Jennifer A. Lambert July 10, 2008

I LOVE the simplicity of this shot ! I also LOVE that it is all blue except the duck. This is gorgeous !!! Hope the meeting with the inlaws went well....been there and done that...
* WINK * !
Blessings, Jenny N Bama #6163112

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