The Vista House at Crown Point

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Sixten Imgs on December 20, 2012

Windows - definitely a must there, 7 or 8 at the minimum... Wonderful looking place, although not very easy for the moss photography.

Kenneth Kruse on December 21, 2012

Thank you for the comments sixten which do you prefer, the landscape or this?


Oh, that house up there. It's one of the windiest places outside of Finland, I was up there one day and the wind was blowing over 100kmh! I added a link above if you're interested.

Sixten Imgs on December 21, 2012

Very good info link, plus a tough question, Ken. My selection is this portrait. I like the deeper tones and the way it shows the terrain on the river level. In addition the line of spruce trees form a beautiful extra base element in this shot.

Kenneth Kruse on December 21, 2012

Thanks for the answer sixten, you've done a nice job putting my thoughts into words.

kenfowkes on December 23, 2012

When I first saw these two almost a week ago I thought you'd probably ask which one I liked better. I was thinking about that, got distracted, and then forgot to leave any comment! Having finally returned, I am amused by what has transpired.
I do like them both quite a lot. The scene is wonderfully dramatic, and your captures are loaded with appealing color and detail. I too give this one a very slight edge because I get a stronger sense of the vertical. Love the vertical!

Kenneth Kruse on December 24, 2012

Thanks for the comments and the vote Ken. I think you nailed the part about the vertical, this place is over 700 feet above the river, and although neither truly capture that I do think this comes closer. Merry Christmas to you and your family from me and mine!

Jesus Miguel Ballero… on January 19, 2013

Preciosa Foto

Votada y Me Gusta

Kenneth Kruse on January 19, 2013

Thank you Jesus for your kind words, I'm glad you like it. Cheers from Oregon --- Ken

szaza on March 17, 2013

beautiful place and photo, greetings szaza

Kenneth Kruse on March 18, 2013

Thank you szaza for the comments, cheers from Oregon --- Ken

Cyrille Clément on May 17, 2013

unbelievable.

Christos Theodorou on August 8, 2013

Fantastic shot! Well done. Kind regards from Athens.

Kenneth Kruse on August 14, 2013

Sorry I missed your comment until now Cyrille but I do appreciate it! Very kind of you Christos, thank you! Cheers to both from Oregon --- Ken

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Vista House

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  • Uploaded on December 16, 2012
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    by Kenneth Kruse
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D5100
    • Taken on 2012/12/13 16:59:38
    • Exposure: 0.067s (1/15)
    • Focal Length: 55.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO110
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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