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I want to go back

Posted by
Marion (Nanaimo, BC, Canada) on 20 July 2008 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

We rushed through Oregon and now I just want to go back and spend as much time as possible wandering through and along this beautiful coastline. This is Haystack Rock (one of three Haystack Rocks in Oregon) in beautiful Cannon Beach.

Haystack Rock is a 235-foot (72-meter) tall monolith (or sea stack) on the Oregon coast in the northwestern United States, the third-tallest such structure in the world. A popular tourist destination, the rock is adjacent to the beach and accessible by foot during low tide. Haystack Rock tide pools are home to many intertidal animals, including starfish, anemone, crabs, chitons, limpets, and sea slugs. The rock is also a refuge for many sea birds, including terns and puffins.

Canon EOS 30D 1/250 second F/10.0 ISO 100 63 mm

rem_la from Villiers, France

il a pas l'air de faire chaud !

20 Jul 2008 5:16am

zOOm from Paris, France

Impressive rock ! I love those huge beaches ! Ideal for walks ! Great crop Marion.

20 Jul 2008 5:37am

Rags from Plano, United States

it truly is a huge rock!

20 Jul 2008 7:19am

Betty from New Jersey, United States

That's amazing, Marion. A wonderful photo of it and thank you for the explanation! I don't think I'd put the camera down if I was there!

20 Jul 2008 10:25am

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Fantastic wide beach, and those rocks look massive especially with the people in front.

20 Jul 2008 11:23am

Judy from Brooksville-Florida,, United States

I'm smiling at your title - how could we possibly tell? <grin> ... This is an amazing shot!

It is an amazing place and we didn't have the time there that you did before heading to WA, Vancouver Is, than back to WA for the ferry to Alaska. We'd love to go back also!

20 Jul 2008 11:24am

Daryl from Amagasaki, Japan

It's a really impressive view...

20 Jul 2008 11:26am

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

This is wild and dynamic. A beautiful image, Marion. I can almost smell the salt carried by the wind!

20 Jul 2008 11:44am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Oh man I'd love to be there, I really enjoyed your text as well, praying it gets sold soon ;)

20 Jul 2008 12:20pm

Chris from South Jersey, United States

Wonderful shot and magnificent scenery!

20 Jul 2008 1:10pm

Kent from Sweden

Delightful nature picture.

20 Jul 2008 1:34pm

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

A big rock, of course... a beautiful contrast with the walkers.

20 Jul 2008 2:23pm

Cia from Kvänum, Sweden

Lovely pictures

20 Jul 2008 3:01pm

Vink from French riviera - Grasse, France

beautiful landscape !

20 Jul 2008 4:25pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Well, Marion, it's turned mid summer here and it is hot though still beautiful and green... sure does make that ocean water look good.

20 Jul 2008 5:52pm

neilanie from Carson, United States

love this shot<33

20 Jul 2008 7:24pm

Ron from Saint Louis, United States

Really awesome, Marion (this is an example when that word really, really means something!!). Beautiful tones and compsotion ... excellent image!

20 Jul 2008 8:37pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Oh, what a fantastic location!!! just roaming about and taking shot after shot......wouldn't it be swell!!!!Dynamic ocean!Love it!

25 Jul 2008 2:47pm

charlenecollins from Kingston, Jamaica

The people make you realise how large those rocks are!

10 Aug 2008 11:25am

Canon EOS 30D
1/250 second
ISO 100
63 mm