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Evening Cruise



A man and his dogs cruising up a calm river in a yellow boat.

A man and his dogs cruising up a calm river in a yellow boat.
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JeffreyA PRO
 
JeffreyA November 15, 2013
cool shot... the yellow really stands out
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jeffphotog November 16, 2013
Thanks very much JeffreyA. All the best, Jeff.
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Zeattle November 17, 2013
Great shot and reflections!
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jeffphotog November 17, 2013
Thanks very much Zeattle. All the best, Jeff.
kasper PRO
 
kasper November 18, 2013
Great shot. congratulations.
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mloiz November 18, 2013
Nice capture!!!
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jeffphotog November 18, 2013
Thanks very much kasper, John, and mloiz. All the best, Jeff.
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rmr731 November 18, 2013
Really cool shot! Congrats!
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jeffphotog November 18, 2013
Thanks so much rmr731. All the best, Jeff.
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WildrangePhotography November 18, 2013
Fantastic shot
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jeffphotog November 19, 2013
Thanks very much roshudphotography. All the best, Jeff.
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peteslee November 18, 2013
Great composition and contrast!
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jeffphotog November 19, 2013
Thanks so much peteslee. All the best, Jeff.
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JDLifeshots November 19, 2013
Great shot! Congrats.
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jeffphotog November 19, 2013
Thank you very much JDLifeshots. All the best, Jeff.
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potterpals November 19, 2013
This is beautiful. Very peaceful and I love the reflections.
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jeffphotog November 19, 2013
Thanks very much potterpals. All the best, Jeff.
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Snappin-shots November 21, 2013
love the reflections and the dog is adorable! :)
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jeffphotog November 21, 2013
Thanks so much. All the best, Jeff.
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jleiweke November 22, 2013
Congrats!
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jeffphotog November 22, 2013
Thanks very much. All the best, Jeff.
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jefflaidlaw November 29, 2013
The dog just totally makes the image. :) Fabulous
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jeffphotog November 29, 2013
Thanks so much. The dog never moved from look-out for the whole time I could see them, and they were moving very slowly. All the best, Jeff.
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hwishnick December 29, 2013
Absolutely perfect shot. Everything works. I would really like for you to visit my site. Thanks. Harris Wishnick
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jeffphotog January 04, 2014
Thanks so much. I will have a look at your site soon. All the best, Jeff.
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BaxterMan December 31, 2014
That is a great shot, I like it.
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jeffphotog January 21, 2015
Thanks very much.
neocup
 
neocup January 15, 2015
Yellow boat, Yellow Lab...does life GET any better than this???
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jeffphotog January 21, 2015
Thank you so very much.
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Carolyn_Angus Dec 04
A lovely reminder of man and his best friend Jeff!
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jeffphotog Dec 04
Thanks Carolyn. :)

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Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was taken from the shore of Nerepis River, which is only a few miles from my home in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.
Time
It was a mild November evening and I wanted to take advantage of the calm and sheltered waters of this small river. I knew that these conditions would give me some great reflections.
Lighting
It was one of my favorite times of day--just before dusk. In my part of the world fall evenings often produce soft, mellow lighting.
Equipment
This shot was taken with a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT, using a Canon 17-85mm lens--hand held.
Inspiration
I was looking for a scene that would offer some interesting river reflections, when off in the distance I could see a small yellow boat slowly approaching. My first reaction was "great there goes the calm water", but as the boat approached I realized that it was moving so slowly that it was barely disturbing the water's surface. With the boat's bright yellow colour, the dog standing on the bow, and the amazing reflections, I realized that it made the perfect contrast to the calm monochromatic surroundings, so I thanked my lucky stars and started composing and shooting.
Editing
I did only minimal post-processing--mostly brightness, contrast and saturation adjustments.
In my camera bag
These days I carry a Nikon D7000 body, a Nikkor 18-105mm lens, a Nikkor 55-200mm lens and occasionally a Slik tripod.
Feedback
The thing I learned most from this shot, was don't be afraid to let go of your preconceptions about what you are going to shoot on any given outing--be prepared to take what fate hands you and run with it.

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