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Island in the Stream
Saturday, 23rd August 2008

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A small outcropping in the Fox River near Dundee, Illinois on a misty morning.
James Jordan
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Island in the Stream was photo of the day on Saturday, 23rd August 2008. It is tagged , . You can leave a comment below.

19 Comments

Anurag

23rd August 2008 at 6:32 am

What an alignment! – even the trunk of the tree is parallel to the beam of light. Wonder whats causing it. Don’t see much foliage in the direction its coming from.

TomBrooklyn

23rd August 2008 at 7:46 am

God is in Illinois.

23rd August 2008 at 10:23 am

Good shot overall but it looks too noisy for my likes.

Brandy

23rd August 2008 at 2:39 pm

Very unique! I love how the light from the beam shows just a little amount of the green from the leaves. I thing that the “noise” is actually fog. Right? Great shot.

alberto

23rd August 2008 at 3:44 pm

very good

23rd August 2008 at 4:09 pm

I’m sorry. But, I find the top left, out of focus foliage, distracting. I believe that a crop to the top, and a little from the dark left side, would make it an even better photo. It would draw more attention to the light on the tree. Just a suggestion.

beth

23rd August 2008 at 10:45 pm

Who says the Midwest can’t be magically, mysteriously beautiful? A great capture of a frequently maligned river!

24th August 2008 at 1:56 am

I don’t see noise, I see mist. I live with a lot of fog, and I recognize it’s presence. ;-P

This is a beautiful composition–I just love the image.

24th August 2008 at 2:22 am

Great Title, even Dolly & Kenny had a song about it!

24th August 2008 at 9:14 am

Nice atmosphere

Jaydeep

24th August 2008 at 3:10 pm

I wud like to be all alone there…. nature is the best artist …. wow …

24th August 2008 at 9:25 pm

what a picture!!……. the rays on the island are simply fantastic!!…….

Renee

26th August 2008 at 3:05 pm

That is so neat the ray is right on the tree very well done!

28th August 2008 at 1:35 am

oh man, I love how the ray and the tree point right at one another.

Su

23rd August 2009 at 9:24 am

This is one of those rare captured moments, I like it.

23rd August 2009 at 1:26 pm

Great slant and beautiful alignment! Good shot James.

16th October 2009 at 2:08 am

I like the mist in the picture.

Renee

23rd August 2010 at 2:29 pm

Excellent shot!

24th August 2010 at 3:19 am

Noise???? what noise??? This is a spectacular capture of a perfect moment in time!

btw..to the one who wondered…rays of light like this come from breaks in the clouds….

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