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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedJanuary 24, 2009
TakenOctober 2, 2007
ModelCanon PowerShot SD600
Exposure1/1500 sec at f/2.8
Focal Length5.8 mm
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Lake Itasca, Minnesota. Headwaters of the Miss. River. Visitors usually perform the ritual of stepping across the stones, proclaiming that they "walked across the Miss. River." 10/07

57 responses

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (24 Jan 2009):

    The calmness of headwaters is always a little disappointing (but lovely), because they don't compare to the mighty rivers they feed. Yet this is a lovely photo, and the information about walking across the river on the stones is interesting.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (24 Jan 2009):

    What a lovely idea! I agree with Judy....I've several headwaters, and it always amazes me how small and innocuous they are compared to what they become. Great shot, Donald!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (24 Jan 2009):

    Interesting picture and story behind it. I wonder how many people fall in stepping across the stones.

  • *#!@&*June Phillips

    *#!@&*June Phillips gave props (24 Jan 2009):

    This is so beautiful and you can almost here the quiet

  • Jeff Ore

    Jeff Ore gave props (24 Jan 2009):

    Great shot

  • Donna Whitecotton

    Donna Whitecotton gave props (24 Jan 2009):

    Cool Donald...I have always wondered what the headwaters looked like....now through you I know!

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (24 Jan 2009):

    Beautifully captured!!!! Great story behind the image!!!

  • Alexandru Iedu

    Alexandru Iedu gave props (25 Jan 2009):

    WONDERFUL SCENE ... Greetings from Romania, Alexandru

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (25 Jan 2009):

    DITTO to all the above. Sheer natural beauty in a wonderful composition!!

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (25 Jan 2009):

    Beautiful shot, and a sight I've always wanted to see, Thanks!

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (26 Jan 2009):

    nice capture, well composed, neat little story

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (29 Jan 2009):

    Wonderful capture and description, Don.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (31 Jan 2009):

    Splendid capture!!!!

  • Minerva Bloom

    Minerva Bloom said (18 Feb 2009):

    A very lovely perspective Donald. Peaceful, serene. good job!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (5 Sep 2009):

    Beautiful shot! Well done. Got my vote.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (6 Sep 2009):

    I don't know how I missed this wonderful shot. Has my vote.

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) said (6 Sep 2009):

    back to vote.

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (6 Sep 2009):

    Voted....quiet and calm scene.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (7 Sep 2009):


  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    Beautiful landscape image and great entry..RAD!!!!

  • Andrew Lawson

    Andrew Lawson gave props (9 Sep 2009):

    Absolutely Beautiful!!! Excellent work!! vote

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (9 Sep 2009):

    Back to vote!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (10 Sep 2009):

    VOTED! Did you walk across it?

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett said (10 Sep 2009):

    No, we didn't walk across. I wasn't feeling well that day and decided I didn't want to risk slipping and falling in! Just before I took that shot, there was a busload of school kids on a field trip who monopolized the place...glad to see them go!


  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (13 Sep 2009):

    Vack to Bote!! A beauty!!

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (13 Sep 2009):

    amazing capture! voted

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (14 Sep 2009):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (14 Sep 2009):

    awesome shot! my vote

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (14 Sep 2009):

    nice one D! got my vote!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (15 Sep 2009):

    Back to vote for this beauty.

  • Zerina Phillip

    Zerina Phillip gave props (16 Sep 2009):

    Its a dream. Got my vote.

  • Matt.

    Matt. (Deleted) gave props (16 Sep 2009):

    YEAH! Rad!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield said (17 Sep 2009):


  • Joy McCalla

    Joy McCalla gave props (17 Sep 2009):

    What a beautiful picture and a cool story...people will come up with anything :)

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (20 Sep 2009):

    Ol' man River as a child, yes this transforms into a mighty waterway. RAD !!! dp

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (20 Sep 2009):

    My vote Don,,fabulous capture

  • Michael Lynch

    Michael Lynch gave props (20 Sep 2009):

    YEAH: my vote !

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (6 Oct 2009):

    Great scenery, excellent DOF and composition Joe!.....(voted)

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (9 Oct 2009):

    Love this.... stopped by to vote :)

  • William Bullimore

    William Bullimore gave props (10 Oct 2009):

    Excellent capture. Nicely composed. Voted.

  • Dawn Duffield

    Dawn Duffield (Deleted) gave props (12 Oct 2009):

    Reminds me of something! I once strattled the Portugal and Spain line and said I was in both places at the same time :-) Sorry, back to this wonderful transformation...the composition is magnificent, Don!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (17 Oct 2009):

    Very Nice capture!

  • Stefi Failk

    Stefi Failk (Deleted) gave props (19 Oct 2009):

    Nice Find!

  • Gerhard Mössner

    Gerhard Mössner gave props (22 Oct 2009):

    beautiful scenery and nice description! :)

  • Jack Sills

    Jack Sills (Deleted) gave props (23 Oct 2009):

    Simply "Comfort To My Soul"...Well Done Donald!!!

  • Jack Sills

    Jack Sills (Deleted) gave props (23 Oct 2009):


  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (26 Oct 2009):

    Back to vote, on this spectacular image!!!!

  • Marie-Suzanne Nunes

    Marie-Suzanne Nunes gave props (29 Oct 2009):

    beautiful! i wish i was there ... voted.

  • Kaan UÄŸurlu

    Kaan UÄŸurlu said (29 Oct 2009):

    Beautiful view..

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (14 Nov 2009):

    Alovely looking shot Donald....Nicely composed my vote!!

  • Norman Baade C.

    Norman Baade C. said (4 Dec 2009):


  • Marie Sager

    Marie Sager gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    Beautiful scene. Voted "Yes"

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (7 Dec 2009):


  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (11 Dec 2009):

    Came back to vote!!!!!!!!!

  • Nishad Sanzagiri

    Nishad Sanzagiri gave props (14 Dec 2009):

    Such a calm and soothing shot !!!!

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond gave props (14 Dec 2009):

    Beautiful scene, Don. "Yeah!" R

  • Rebecca Raber

    Rebecca Raber said (19 Sep 2010):

    Tranquil...just as it was this morning!

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