© Jay Patel


Uploaded: June 29, 2005


Location: Canon Beach, OR


Brinn MacDougall June 29, 2005

Love the flaming sky and reflection, Jay..well done! #270923

Susan L. Vasquez June 29, 2005

I love your work Jay! Everything is always so full of color. How do you do this?
Is the world just more colorful where you are, or are you using filters? PS?
Whatever it is please don't stop! Every image is wonderful. #1535634

Jessica L. Richard June 29, 2005

WOW, this is beautiful! great color and reflection! #1535690

Kerby Pfrangle June 29, 2005



Wonderful reflection.

I love everything about this.

Kerby #1536139

June 29, 2005

Incredible shot! great colors #1536527

Sharon Day June 29, 2005

Another stunning and superb image, Jay!!! Simply gorgeous! #1537349

Jay Patel July 07, 2005

Here are some notes on how this photograph was composed:
Although the colors in the cloud formation were quite intense, the actual cloud formation extended no more then 10 degrees above the horizon. The rest of the sky was rather boring. So, I decided to use around 100mm focal lenght (maximum on my lens) to magnify the clouds on the horizon. Then, I positioned myself on the beach to place the wet sand (that reflected the cloud colors) in the foreground and the monolith on the left 3rd.
This help fill almost 2/3 of the photograph was intense red colors that you see. Thank you for all your comments.

Amanda Price July 20, 2005

Absolutely breathtaking! I hope we see this again! #1613564

Amanda Price July 22, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist, Jay!! #1622551

Ken Grooms July 23, 2005

It is sublime! #1624915

Patrick Campbell July 24, 2005

Very nice work, Jay, and congrats on your finalist! This is an icon from my youth...I grew up in the Portland area. #1631645

Siete Meeter July 24, 2005

Beautiful capture!! #1632125

Kerby Pfrangle July 25, 2005


Congratulations on your second place win

Job well done.

Kerby #1634449

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win, Jay!
Kathleen #1634851

Patrick Campbell July 25, 2005

Congrats on your win, Jay! #1635348

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston July 25, 2005

Jay, congrats on your win! #1635375

Jennifer Rennison July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your second place win, Jay!

KHAWLA Haddad July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful winner!!! #1635720

Amanda Price July 25, 2005

Congratulations Jay!! #1636264

Susan L. Vasquez July 25, 2005

Congrats Jay! Another winner :)
Hope you have a wonderful day! #1636397

Ken Grooms July 25, 2005

Beautiful shot, well-deserved win! #1636727

Marc E. Adamus July 25, 2005

Can't say enough good things about your work Jay. No exception here. The perfect title for an outstaning image. #1637576

Sharon Day July 25, 2005

Absolutely gorgeous, Jay!!! You already know how much I love your photography! Big congratulations! #1638149

Goshka G. July 25, 2005

Congrats on this beauty, Jay!! #1638158

Stefan G July 27, 2005

Gorgeous, superb image! Congratulations! #1644022

Joy Rector August 01, 2005

congrats on this beautiful win. #1661734

Jeaneen S. Rider August 02, 2005

Congrats Jay! It is beautiful!!! #1668959

Evy Johansen level-classic August 04, 2005

Awesome image, Jay! Many congratulations on your POTD win!! #1674393

Susie Peek-Swint August 04, 2005

Beautiful Jay ~ many congrats on your win and potd! #1674403

Dan Holm August 04, 2005

Gorgeous, Jay!! CONGRATULATIONS on your win and POTD!!! #1674425

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 04, 2005

Outstanding and beautiful, congrats!! #1674430

Karen Engelbreth August 04, 2005

Wonderful image - big congrats on your POTD win, Jay! #1674444

Souha Dooly August 04, 2005

Wonderful image!!CONGRATULATIONS on your win and POTD!!! #1674468

Leanne M.E. Boyd August 04, 2005

Gorgeous, congratulations on your POTD! #1674479

Robyn Gwilt August 04, 2005

Breathtaking -where was this taken? #1674487

Bill Houghton August 04, 2005

This is a beautiful shot Jay. Congratulations on your win. #1674494

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe August 04, 2005

Congratulations for your stunning POTD!

ccc #1674512

Linda Stander August 04, 2005

stunning photo. congrats on the win and POTD. #1674523

Donna Dunbar August 04, 2005

Wow gorgeous, congrats on your win and on POTD very well deserved !!!!! #1674575

Vicki Hunt August 04, 2005

BEAUTIFUL!!! Congrats! #1674576

Judy S. Fung August 04, 2005

Congrats on your POTD, Jay! #1674629

Els De Winter August 04, 2005

Wow! Gorgeous! #1674721

Dan Walters August 04, 2005

Very beautiful image. Really like the rich color! #1674809

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 04, 2005

Congratulations on your POTD and second place win for this stunning image, Jay!
-Debby #1674906

Scott Pedersen August 04, 2005

Very nice. #1674910

Michelle R. Kovach August 04, 2005

Congratulations on your win & your POTD feature!
Michelle #1674946

August 04, 2005

Wow - beautiful colors....Congrats on your POTD.

Just wondering where that location in...reminds me of the area around Cabo. Los Arcos #1674993

Jay Patel August 04, 2005

Thanks you all for your comments and congratulations.

This photo was taken on Canon Beach, Oregon. #1675034

Joy Rector August 04, 2005

congrats on your POTD #1675062

Phillip A. Flusche August 04, 2005

Absolutely Beautiful Jay. It makes me wish I was there. Congratulations of being selected. It looks so cool and peaceful. the colors are so rich. great composition too. #1675078

Cathy Barrows August 04, 2005

Congrats on your POTD...this is so awesome #1675090

Christy L. Densmore August 04, 2005

This is awesome. Thank you for explaining how you got it. Helps us newbees. congrats on your POTD and 2nd place win, well deserved. #1675190

Sharon Day August 04, 2005

Big congratulations on your POTD, Jay!!! Such a gorgeous photo! #1675217

Ronda Chatelle level-classic August 04, 2005

Absolutely Magnificent!!!! The image pulls you in further and further. Stunning capture Jay, Congratulations. Well deserved! #1675330

August 04, 2005

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Virginia L. Allison August 04, 2005

Wow, what intense color. Beautiful. #1675379

August 04, 2005


Barbara Helgason August 04, 2005

I am so glad that I got to see this beautiful photo thanks to POTD! #1675762

Jennifer Jones August 04, 2005

Absolutely breathtaking! Congratulations on your POD! #1675780

Claudette Foote August 04, 2005

I agree Absolutely breathtaking! Jay, congrats on your win!


Lindley Johnson level-classic August 04, 2005

How beautiful! I love the Oregon coast, too, and you've done an amazing job of capturing its beauty. #1675829

David G. Ziegert August 04, 2005

Wow! Beautiful color and composition. Well deserved POTD! #1676047

Mary N C. Taitt August 04, 2005

OH, WOW! Now that IS sublime. A beautiful and well-deserved POTD!!! Good work! #1676138

Susan L. Vasquez August 04, 2005

Jay, you are an awesome friend as well as a fantastic photographer :) Congrats on your POTD, this is wonderful! Have a great day! #1676202

Kay Beausoleil August 04, 2005

Congratulations on your POTD, Jay -- yes, your image is Sublime! #1676277

August 04, 2005

great pic.. beautyiful color Congrate. on your photo of the day smile ...
Julia #1676404

Melody Molinaro August 04, 2005

This is definatly something I can see hanging on my wall. Great work! #1676471

August 04, 2005

Beautiful, Jay. I always loved Canon Beach and now I remember why. #1676602

Janice Sullivan August 04, 2005

The colors are gorgeous!!! Congrats! #1676697

Robert N. Valine August 04, 2005

WOW Jay ! Nice image. Congrats on your POTD. #1677102

Lisa Clark August 04, 2005

Impressive photography! Congratulations on POTD. #1677149

Keith L. Clayton August 04, 2005

Jay - This is an incredibly beautiful image - Well done, Well done!!! #1677674

Jenny Bosmans August 04, 2005

Fantastic, Jay! Congratulations on POTD! #1677727

Ed Heaton August 04, 2005

Great job Jay, Congrats on POTD! #1678005

Laura Clay-Ballard August 04, 2005

congrats! fab colors #1678249

Kathleen R. Struckle August 05, 2005

Absolutely stunning!! Gorgeous colors. Congrats on POTD very much deserved!! #1680563

Luhut Napitupulu August 05, 2005

Very stunning image, Jay! I like the pretty..and nice reflection too..
Congrats on POTD! #1681337

Anita Taylor August 05, 2005

Incredible shot, Jay! Everything is just perfect! #1682903

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