Solitude On The Bluff

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or is it “Solitude In The buff”? I can never remember. =)
Enjoying some quiet time in the shade above Oregon City. Hope you all can enjoy some quiet time this weekend, too.

Juan ©, KHL-VRT Photography., and 23 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. Andy Kennelly 29 months ago | reply

    such a beautiful spot. you caught the fall colors so well. i'm surprised to see that bench empty.

  2. idashum 29 months ago | reply

    Loving those red leaves. Those benches look so lonely. I'd definitely enjoy a quiet afternoon sitting here and admiring the scene. Magical, Kurt. Hope you have a wonderful weekend! (with the kitty!)
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  3. jjs08 29 months ago | reply

    Great Fall capture, makes me want to take a seat! :)

  4. Mafi...poco a poco.../ slowly...;-) 29 months ago | reply

    Un lugar precioso para sentarse a tomar un café.....muy caliente...;-)

    También...es estupendo para hacer la digestión después de comerte mi pavo...con patatas y salsa...!!!!!!!!!!!

    Que malo eres...con el trabajo que me dio....intentando que abriese las alas...;-)

    En fin..que lo único que conseguí fue perder todos los lunares de mis zapatos...de lo que me hizo correr...;-)

  5. Mafi...poco a poco.../ slowly...;-) 29 months ago | reply

    Me encanta cómo lo has enmarcado artísticamente con las hojas otoñales...;-)

    Un lugar muy lindo y una foto aún mas...!!!!!!!!!!!

    Feliz fin de semana y que tomes muchas fotos...;-)

  6. NishiKabbo 29 months ago | reply

    Wow......What a lovely place! The colors are so beautiful! I want to sit & spend some time here =)
    Wishing you a lovely week ahead, my friend!

  7. Hermio Black 29 months ago | reply

    the leaves are not lonely for sure!
    magic place!

  8. SF knitter 29 months ago | reply

    Looks like a wonderful place to kick back and relax.

  9. Sonora Guy 29 months ago | reply

    Well, I think those bench slats would be just a bit too cold if you were sitting on them in the buff. Maybe down in Southern California. I'm sure you'd be nice and comfortable...until you were arrested of course.

    There are so many things to like in this photo. The red leaves look like you painted them in, they're so cool looking. Plus the huge diagonal line, and the tips of those brances along the top, give the eye so many nice things to see. It's an excellent scene. It does make me wish, just a little bit, that there was a person sitting on the bench. Hmmm, maybe in the buff. :-)

  10. Mister Blur 29 months ago | reply

    mmm, that looks a little bit cold for sitting there in the buff, isn't it?
    but still it is an amazing still and gorgeous scene.
    love those golden red tones and the perspective is also amazing.
    I liked very much that you didn't crop the leaves of the tree on the foreground. It adds more depth to the scene

  11. Maurizio Photography 29 months ago | reply

    gorgeous colors and composition!

  12. rist2796 29 months ago | reply

    What a great spot to spend some quite time - Beautiful scene with some great fall colors

  13. dxd379 29 months ago | reply

    Beautiful shot....quiet time? this time of year? That might be asking a lot.

  14. Glints & Tints 29 months ago | reply

    Fall photos continue to amaze me.. gorgeous colours in this shot.. nice spot to relax!

  15. seddeg ~ 29 months ago | reply

    Absolutely no "quiet time" on my calendar last month or this month! Have you noticed how infrequently I am posting? Grrrrrrrr.....starving for some camera time! Thank you for your encouraging comments about the 70-200mm f/4 IS USM. I am so glad I made the investment. I continue to be amazed at what it can do. And thanks for this beautifully composed "help yourself bench" and lovely little private niche of Portland. You really have a wonderful way of finding such delightful Portland urban hideaways - as well as its unique quirks! ;-)

  16. altamons 29 months ago | reply

    Awesome empty bencher!!! Very nicely done!!

  17. Snooker in Berlin 29 months ago | reply

    Wow! Very nice color once again. Wonderful!

  18. c-h-l (paused) 29 months ago | reply

    what a beautiful place to sit and rest! wonderful colors and tones - the red is amazing!

  19. TinsleyCasey 18 months ago | reply

    Beautiful picture, I travel by this spot often.

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