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Point Lobos State Reserve, California

Posted by
Maria (California, United States) on 9 February 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

The red colored "thing" is an organism called "red lichen" that lives on trees, rocks, etc

Canon EOS 5D 1/30 second F/18.0 ISO 100 28 mm

Thank you ALL for your visit and comments.

Visit me at: Maria Draper Photography

Gary Hart from California, United States

This is really beautiful, Maria.

9 Feb 2012 6:49am

@Gary Hart: thanks Gary... much appreciated! :)

Sylvie49 capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire, France

Ce premier plan coloré est superbe et le fond si pale également.

9 Feb 2012 7:01am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

A scenery full of expectations.

9 Feb 2012 7:47am

@Nazzareno: thanks Nazzareno

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

That is very beautiful ! Well done !

9 Feb 2012 9:24am

Aidan Hammond from Seoul, South Korea

Great detail and range of colors here. nice work

9 Feb 2012 9:46am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

That is fantastic shot.

9 Feb 2012 10:16am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

wow, wow, wow - fantastic

9 Feb 2012 10:28am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Is that waves breaking at the back?
My word this is sooooo good, looks very painterly.

9 Feb 2012 10:42am

@Curly: Thanks so much Curly! What you see in the back it's the lower part of THIS, which was taken on a clear day and from a spot not too far away.

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

beautiful picture!

9 Feb 2012 11:29am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Avec la roche quel bela rbres et la vue en fond fantastique vue et parorama.
Belle journe

9 Feb 2012 11:48am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Majestic landscape - you create a very Zen sense of tranquility with this lovely image.

9 Feb 2012 11:48am

@Stephen: thank you so much Stephen, I really appreciate your comment and visit

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Wonderful contrast between the sharp detail in the foreground and the misty background! A truly memorable shot! Well done Maria! ;-)

9 Feb 2012 12:10pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

This is beautifully composed and the fog softened the background so well.

We're both in the fog this morning ... well you're not "in it" but it helped make your image. ;D

9 Feb 2012 12:53pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Gorgeous view. Beautifully captured and processed.

9 Feb 2012 1:10pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful . Love foreground, but background, with such a great mysterious feel is what attracts me a lot .

9 Feb 2012 1:34pm

@Mariana M.: Thanks much Mariana!

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Hervorragende Aufnahme.

9 Feb 2012 1:51pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Gorgeous, and such a wonderful atmosphere you captured here! Thanks for the information on the red lichen. :-)

9 Feb 2012 2:49pm

@Jason Politte: Thank YOU, and..my pleasure! :)

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

The light is really wonderful. And on top of that, the composition and the colors add to this magnificent photograph.

9 Feb 2012 3:07pm

mseguid from Es Castell-Menorca-I Balears, Spain

I like the light and the composition. Well done

9 Feb 2012 4:00pm

@mseguid: thank you!

Claudiu from București, Romania

Rezultate excelente inca de la inceputul anului, tine-o tot asa Maria. Bravo.

9 Feb 2012 5:19pm

@Claudiu: merci mult Claudiu! :)

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

i´ve seldom seen a photographer with such a lot of breathtaking photos! you´ve such a plenty of feelings for the mood is unbelievable! great!!

9 Feb 2012 7:18pm

@klausZ: Thanks klaus, you always write me some of the nicest comments...

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is magnificent, Maria...the rocks there lit up in the sun and through the fog appear almost as a ghost ship coming around the point ;-) Just mesmerizing here ;-)

9 Feb 2012 8:12pm

@Denny Jump Photo: thanks Denny..

Steve from Atlanta, United States

A beautiful scene with wonderful color.

9 Feb 2012 8:23pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

beautifully done. bravo

9 Feb 2012 11:37pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Beautiful scene!

9 Feb 2012 11:55pm

alex centrella from California, United States

wow..nice shot .. !

10 Feb 2012 1:16am

BlindPoet from Whangarei, New Zealand

beautiful shot and processing Maria

10 Feb 2012 2:35am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

fantastic composition! i love the textured detail in the foreground and trees, as well as the hint of a rock appearing in the mist - wonderful work!

10 Feb 2012 3:25am

Yair Karelic from Ramat Gan, Israel

That's very beautiful! seems that you risked your life and reached the edge of the cliff to take this picture for us.

10 Feb 2012 6:45am

@Yair Karelic: indeed, I reached that edge....but it was mainly for me...of course :))
Thanks Yair! ♥

Mike from California, United States

Beautiful scene...

11 Feb 2012 9:26pm

janina from Melbourne, Australia

Reminders of Peter Dombrovskis' photography (now deceased Nature of Tasmania fabulous work). Great detail, colour and composition. stars, :OD

18 Feb 2012 1:06am

Canon EOS 5D
1/30 second
ISO 100
28 mm