Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?

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© James Wiley
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In my 'Photojournalism' collection.

In my 'Architectural and Scenic' collection.

This is actually the lead photograph from a story done with renowned writer Roger Vaughan (what a pleasure that was) for The Yacht Magazine in 1989. It was about former 40's singer and actress Frances Langford who, every summer set sail from Florida with friends and crew on her 90 foot yacht to her remote island cabin in Northern Ontario. The late Ms. Langford was best known for her work with Bob Hope on his USO tours overseas.

53 responses

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    wow great capture !!! btv light

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    Well seen and presented! Got my vote.

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    great shot!!

  • Roy M. Gunnels

    Roy M. Gunnels gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    Brilliant image and a great story James!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    Excellent!!!!!! I voted.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham   gave props (5 Apr 2012):


  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    Very good perspective and perfect for theme.....V

  • ajtiM

    ajtiM (Deleted) said (5 Apr 2012):

    a big "YEAH!"

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (5 Apr 2012):

    You have my vote, too!1

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    So why didn't you answer the door when I knocked???? A fantastic shot, James, and absolutely perfect for the theme. The white yacht really stands out....perfect capture!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    A fantastic place, a small island with a house, the dream of all. Very nice photo, with that patch of white that stands out on the rolling landscape.

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    love that white surrounded by the dark blue...

  • Vicki Koch

    Vicki Koch said (6 Apr 2012):

    i lov this - thank you for letting us know about the photo as well

  • Ken O'Brien

    Ken O'Brien gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    My vote...

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    WoW!! Excellent!! Voted!!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    voted! Love how the ship literally pops on the page. Great shot!

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley said (6 Apr 2012):

    Thanks Donna. Yes, we had to get there by float plane which is where this was taken from. It was a little hazy and I was concerned but I think the haze actually made it better because it muted everything but the yacht.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) said (6 Apr 2012):

    Thanks for the info James.Couldn't have turned out any better. Love it!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    wild & cool.

  • JanElle

    JanElle gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    A fabulous capture and entry! I love the story, too. Voted!!

  • JanElle

    JanElle gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    A fabulous capture and entry! I love the story, too. Voted!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    I love how the yacht stands out so clearly from that distance ...It appears to be glowing. You have my vote!

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins gave props (8 Apr 2012):

    Wow James, It's a great shot! Of course you got my vote!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (9 Apr 2012):

    ny'eyece, ... she had a restaurant near me in FL. cool

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (9 Apr 2012):

    Like an eagle's eye view. Well done!

  • Adriana Carezzoli

    Adriana Carezzoli gave props (10 Apr 2012):

    My vote!!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (10 Apr 2012):

    Wow! Love how that yacht pops. Super entry.

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (11 Apr 2012):

    wow !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! super

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (11 Apr 2012):

    Like a scene from a movie! A beautiful composition! voted.

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (12 Apr 2012):

    Marvelous presentation, James.

  • lowison

    lowison gave props (13 Apr 2012):

    Very nice light on boat and mood!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (13 Apr 2012):

    oh, yeah! voted.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (14 Apr 2012):

    Lovely! my vote

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (19 Apr 2012):

    Excellent shot!!!

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers   gave props (21 Apr 2012):


  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson (Deleted) gave props (22 Apr 2012):

    Wonderful entry.

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) gave props (22 Apr 2012):

    Great entry for the theme! Voted!

  • Richard Hawkins

    Richard Hawkins gave props (22 Apr 2012):

    voted yea

  • P. Michael Bodigor

    P. Michael Bodigor gave props (24 Apr 2012):

    That is one beautiful photograph.

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (27 Apr 2012):

    absolutely BEAUTIFUL picture

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (8 May 2012):

    Beautiful image,my vote!

  • Ram Baires

    Ram Baires gave props (23 May 2012):


  • dL

    dL (Deleted) gave props (25 May 2012):

    Fantastic shot...what a wonderful location...great transportation also...perfect entry!

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (27 May 2012):

    Great story to go with your photo.

  • Steve Baker

    Steve Baker   gave props (30 May 2012):

    Great photo. I remember the story well - sad that The Yacht has ceased to exist.

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (31 May 2012):

    Fantastic image!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (31 May 2012):

    back to vote!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (3 Jul 2012):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (19 Jan 2013):

    BLEUErrific AZUREntry into JPG's Theme Park!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (1 May 2014):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (5 Jun 2014):

    I come back to vote!!

  • Ester van Dam

    Ester van Dam gave props (16 Jul 2014):

    love it!

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