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Capitola in February

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 19 February 2009 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Capitola, California

The view from Cliff Drive. Taken yesterday morning ( 18 February 2009 ) - as we get a three day break away from the rains that have fallen for the past two weeks. More rain is forecast for the weekend ahead - and desperately needed.

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Scott Schilling from San Martin, United States

Dear Stephen, a wonderful composition - I always have such a difficult time in these types of areas finding something that works - but you did it here perfectly! I love the bright green grass and the composition is wonderful - Today was a beautiful day!

19 Feb 2009 6:15am

EYES WIDE SHUT from The library of my soul, United Kingdom

Utterly beautiful in composition and detail. This is a lovely scenic view Stephen

19 Feb 2009 6:17am

Alun Lambert from cheshire, United Kingdom

very nice shot, love the forground

19 Feb 2009 6:28am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Déjà des fleurs, c'est extraordinaire !

19 Feb 2009 7:17am

Mirko Herzner from Mühlheim am Main, Germany

A strange image, Stephen. When giving it a first short look, the image appears to lean to the right... All lines leading slightly down here. Then when looking closer we realise that the horizon is perfectly level... Interesting!

19 Feb 2009 7:47am

yz from Budapest, Hungary

clever composition, love the grass in the foreground

19 Feb 2009 8:17am

djedfre from schaumburg, United States

great view - has a sense of discovery! (glad to hear you're finally getting rain!)

19 Feb 2009 8:41am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

I= like the composition in this seascape

19 Feb 2009 8:59am

DenisSm from Prague, Czech Republic

i am jealous about your three day break :-)....i`d go , lay down and took some picture too.....but really not so beautiful like you did ....nice...

19 Feb 2009 10:35am

Helma from Tehran, Iran

Great view with Nice vista and beautiful foreground !
well captured .. thank you

19 Feb 2009 11:16am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

How stunning, both foreground and background are delightful, oh I need this image...outstanding Stephen!

19 Feb 2009 12:19pm

Philip from Joburg, South Africa

Great vantage point very well captured nice green grass !!

19 Feb 2009 1:18pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

What a beautiful day and gorgeous view! It's amazing how you've captured the foreground in such clarity and how it adds to the picture... Wonderful shot, Stephen!!

19 Feb 2009 1:38pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

So beautiful and your composition is beautiful as well.

19 Feb 2009 2:28pm

Marcie from United States

Love your point-of-view..and your choice composition. Wonderful scene..and glad you got a reprieve from the endless rain!

19 Feb 2009 3:51pm

Chris from South Jersey, United States

just a fantastic composition - the lines of horizon, pier, and cliff edge with the vertical elements really adds interest. The colors and lighting is fantastic as well......

19 Feb 2009 5:20pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Stephen, you've captured a beautiful spot with your excellent composition!!! Another place I'm sorry I missed on my only visit to CA!!

19 Feb 2009 5:32pm

@Susan: Please - don't be sorry. Use this as an inspiration to plan your return!

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

So beautiful that landscape! California is a dream also in its nature :)
I hope the forecast is right!

19 Feb 2009 5:35pm

@Paco Díaz: is Spain. I hope to visit your beautiful nation soon, soon, soon!

peter from new york, United States

its so pretty there. i love the boardwalk. great capture

19 Feb 2009 6:18pm

Tammy/Cricket from Huntsville, United States

I feel as if I am standing on the edge of time. Wonderful image. Such beauty.

19 Feb 2009 7:02pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That long pier is so cool. Great image.

19 Feb 2009 7:21pm

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

A fine shot of the pier and coast, and taken from a good vantage point.

19 Feb 2009 8:02pm

Martine from Brest, France

Que c'est beau, j'aime beaucoup !

19 Feb 2009 8:19pm

Walter from Watkinsville, United States

What a view. Sneaking in a quick glimpse of spring I see with the flowers in the foreground.

20 Feb 2009 2:20am

@Walter: The Pacific Coast from San Francisco to Monterey is a yellow explosion every mid February into early March. Every imaginable shade of yellow is fully represented.

grant from kansas city, United States

the color green, in feb... i'm jealous. great shot.

22 Feb 2009 1:18am

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

There are some great places on the California shore like we just don't have here.

24 Feb 2009 4:32pm

Magda from Canada

This is a gorgeous view! It looks so relaxing... Beautiful composition!

25 Feb 2009 12:12am