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Garrapata Beach, Big Sur, California

Posted by
Maria (California, United States) on 23 September 2018 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Calla lilies along Doud Creek at Garrapata Beach,

Canon EOS 5D Mark III 1/15 second F/16.0 ISO 400 24 mm

Thank you ALL for your visit and comments.

Visit me at: Maria Draper Photography

Jean Louis from Nîmes, France

Magnifique !!!!! Et quelle lumière !!!!!
J'aime beaucoup cette photo !!

23 Mar 2015 7:52am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

A wonderful sight in springtime! Just brilliant work. Keep it up!

23 Mar 2015 2:06pm

Sylvie - anjou from France

Jamais vu un tel endroit même pas en photo ! merci Maria c'est magnifique

23 Mar 2015 5:39pm

Robert D. Burr from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Wonderful capture...so beautiful...5*

23 Mar 2015 6:25pm

@Robert D. Burr: Thanks Robert

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

An AWESOME image, Maria ... this is truly glorious! *****

23 Mar 2015 7:11pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Thanks Judy :)

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Beautifully done, Maria - all your images are classic but this is really stupendous - from the green leaves to the golden sunned everything in between....Your work always brings a smile and a nice deep breath :-)

24 Mar 2015 12:34am

@Denny Jump Photo: thanks Denny, I appreciate your lovely words

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

i like the closeness of the beautiful flowers as well as the burst of light through the valley in the background!

24 Mar 2015 2:16am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh une merveille,là c'est le paradis,bravo

24 Mar 2015 9:05am

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Amazing photo. This is fantastic with the lilies and the lighting come down the valley.

24 Mar 2015 4:00pm

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Awesome capture here! Absolutely wonderful. Congratulations on the spotlight Maria!

24 Mar 2015 8:41pm

@maximage: thanks Max

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a glorious image - I feel the landscape continues beneath my feet ! A very well-deserved Spotlight.

24 Mar 2015 8:43pm

Jim Wilson from Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States

Beautiful image. Great depth foreground to background. Nice work.

24 Mar 2015 9:16pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful angle, composition, colors & lighting!
L O V E L Y !
Congratulations! :)

24 Mar 2015 9:26pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States


24 Mar 2015 9:27pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain


24 Mar 2015 9:53pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

A stunning image with a great perspective and gorgeousl light !!!
Congratulations !!!

24 Mar 2015 10:40pm

Julie L. Brown, Photobirder from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Gorgeous image, Maria! Exquisite light and DOF that draws the eye to the horizon. One of the best I've seen of this place. I will be there next week!

25 Mar 2015 2:22am

@Julie L. Brown, Photobirder: Thanks Julie, and have a wonderful time here in this area...I look forward to see your shots

mary from zanjan, Iran

well done!

25 Mar 2015 4:07am

Le Krop from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Absolument remarquable et très émouvant : un tableau vivant, lyrique et subtil à la fois. J'aime beaucoup beaucoup.
And congratulations !

25 Mar 2015 7:03am

estel from bastia, France

Superbe, félicitations

25 Mar 2015 7:13am

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

Enchanting!!!! Gorgeous light and stunning depth! Congratulations :-)

25 Mar 2015 7:50am

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Excellent composition. Congratulations.:-)

25 Mar 2015 8:29am

@Tomek: thank you! :)

Monik from PARIS, France

Surréaliste, cette photo...Bravo!

25 Mar 2015 9:19am

Anne from France

Incredible! It's just SO beautiful!

25 Mar 2015 9:42am

Aly from Annen, Netherlands


25 Mar 2015 10:55am

nafisa from bangalore, India

It's like a dream...congrats on your spotlight

25 Mar 2015 3:00pm

♡ Isa from Vaucluse, France

Très jolie prise de vue !

25 Mar 2015 3:42pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is just stunning! The view and the light is spectacular! Congratulations on the Spotlight Maria! Very well deserved!

25 Mar 2015 4:49pm

@Elaine Hancock: Thanks Elaine

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful ! Congratulations on the Spotlight !

25 Mar 2015 5:09pm

franz from Baden, Austria

once again, i am mesmerised by your work, maria! this is unbelievably beautiful - and calla is among my favourite flowers, too !!!
congratulations to a perfect spotlight !

25 Mar 2015 5:13pm

@franz: thanks Franz... then you should visit this place, you would like it! :)

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

25 Mar 2015 5:28pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

What an extremely Beautiful scene. Congratulations on the Spotlight.

25 Mar 2015 9:23pm

Linda Candilas from Cameron Park, United States

Absolutely beautiful. I was here too, same place different time and day. I went ahead and posted my photograph but yours is so much better, sharp and the white lily's show up really well. I need a lesson from you.:))

26 Mar 2015 2:54am

@Linda Candilas: thanks Linda, I'll be glad to give it to you! :) by the way, yours is not too bad either



26 Mar 2015 3:32am

KriKridesign from Suisse, Switzerland


26 Mar 2015 8:39am

Alpha from Green Land, Belgium

what beautiful tenderness of colors...

26 Mar 2015 8:42am

Colette from Alsace, France

Beau, très beau! félicitations à vous.

26 Mar 2015 7:50pm

HODA from sabzevar, Iran

I`m totally speechless!

26 Mar 2015 10:32pm

Judith from Linz, Austria

Wow, beautiful place!

28 Mar 2015 5:20pm

Marie from VILLEJUIF, France

superbe !

28 Mar 2015 8:56pm

Stu from From Scotland | Living in Kyoto, Japan

Stunning shot! Beautiful light and depth.

29 Mar 2015 7:06am

Linda Candilas from Cameron Park, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight .:))

31 Mar 2015 5:19am

@Linda Candilas: Thanks Linda

Linda Candilas from Cameron Park, United States

After looking at your photograph I can see you walked back up the creek farther than I and you got there right after they bloomed and I have to say that sunset is outstanding as well. Super nice job.:))

31 Mar 2015 7:21am

Helena from San Sebastian, Spain

Gorgeous!! Congrats!

26 May 2015 10:07am

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

Splendid !

1 Jun 2015 8:17am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Fantastic work!

21 Jul 2015 8:51am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I can see why you selected this from your collection . . one of those images I feel I want to breathe in ! Superb.

2 Jan 2016 4:41pm

Gina from Azores, Portugal

Wow!! Great photo 5*****

4 Jan 2016 1:58am

J.B.M. from Namur, Belgium

Très impresssionnant !

27 Aug 2016 7:34am

Babzy from Besançon, France

Fantastic shot !:)

22 Nov 2016 7:56pm

This image has been featured in 3 Remix collections.

Paysages by ♡ Isa

plants by hoda soltani

Beautiful by Linda Candilas

Canon EOS 5D Mark III
1/15 second
ISO 400
24 mm