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© Maris Ojasuu
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Photo Info
UploadedJanuary 2, 2008
TakenAugust 5, 2007
ModelCanon EOS-1D Mark II N
Exposure1/1600 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length115 mm
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52 responses

  • Zohar Lindenbaum

    Zohar Lindenbaum gave props (2 Jan 2008):

    nice composition well done Maris

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (2 Jan 2008):

    Great shot! The back lighting is lovely!

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (2 Jan 2008):


  • kansu doÄŸan

    kansu doÄŸan (Deleted) said (3 Jan 2008):

    Wonderful use of light! Well done!

  • Christopher Long

    Christopher Long gave props (3 Jan 2008):

    Maris, keep up the outstanding work.

  • Joseph Rotindo

    Joseph Rotindo said (5 Feb 2008):

    love the lighting!

  • Joshua Blankman

    Joshua Blankman gave props (15 Mar 2008):

    The lighting through the trees is very beautiful. Well done.

  • Mabrimis

    Mabrimis (Deleted) gave props (18 Mar 2008):

    Stunning shot!

  • Osaghae

    Osaghae said (22 Mar 2008):

    omg!!..amazing...the burst of light from the trees, truly amazing.

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (6 Apr 2008):

    Amazing Capture !!! :)

  • Michelle Cox

    Michelle Cox (Deleted) said (18 Apr 2008):

    this picture is amazing! i literally gasped. i love it! i want to hang it on my wall! so... what time of the day is it exactly?

  • Maris Ojasuu

    Maris Ojasuu said (21 Apr 2008):

    It was very early morning. It was something about 5 AM.

  • John Keating

    John Keating gave props (3 May 2008):

    Love it, an amazing capture!!

  • Daniel Martinez

    Daniel Martinez said (15 May 2008):


  • Henrique Pousão

    Henrique Pousão gave props (16 May 2008):

    Again my vote.

  • Chuck Schoenberger

    Chuck Schoenberger said (19 May 2008):

    Thia is just amazing!! What a beautiful and incredible photo!

  • Simon Le

    Simon Le gave props (30 May 2008):

    Gorgeous!! What an amazing shot.

  • Bronwyn B

    Bronwyn B gave props (4 Jun 2008):

    Amazing shot! I love the burst of the sun rays and the Elk is amazing

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (10 Jun 2008):

    Beautiful light.

  • Bill Hathaway

    Bill Hathaway gave props (19 Jul 2008):


  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (7 Aug 2008):

    Omg...How amazing!!

  • Ben Mille

    Ben Mille gave props (7 Aug 2008):

    WONDERFULL but are you sure it is the night ?

  • Maris Ojasuu

    Maris Ojasuu said (8 Aug 2008):

    it was about 4 AM in the morning.

  • Daniel McMurray

    Daniel McMurray gave props (8 Aug 2008):

    What an opportunity. You should feel fortunate! Wonderful pic :)

  • Tj Watt

    Tj Watt said (9 Aug 2008):

    unbelievable capture. Could it get any better?? You have a timeless image on your hands.

  • Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid

    Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid (Deleted) gave props (11 Aug 2008):

    This is perfect in every way....gorgeous work!

  • Ashley Sears

    Ashley Sears gave props (13 Aug 2008):


  • Teri Martin

    Teri Martin gave props (14 Aug 2008):

    absolutely amazing!!

  • Dan Scrutchfield

    Dan Scrutchfield said (17 Aug 2008):

    wow. this is amazing.

  • Sarah Chronister

    Sarah Chronister said (19 Aug 2008):

    this is a beautiful shot

  • Ricardo Ramos

    Ricardo Ramos said (22 Aug 2008):

    this is an amazing shot

  • Wiktor Figiel

    Wiktor Figiel (Deleted) said (30 Aug 2008):

    big "wow" here. congratulations

  • Sean Duffy

    Sean Duffy said (4 Sep 2008):

    very nice Dewitt Jones-esque

  • ! Zachariah Ritter

    ! Zachariah Ritter gave props (5 Sep 2008):

    you have some real gorgeous photos

  • d s

    d s gave props (6 Sep 2008):

    got my vote!!

  • Mojca Savicki

    Mojca Savicki gave props (7 Sep 2008):

    It rocks!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (9 Sep 2008):


  • Robert Larson

    Robert Larson (Deleted) said (17 Sep 2008):

    oh . . . . my . . . . god
    Really really remarkable, I want to be like you one day!

  • Catherine Kurvink

    Catherine Kurvink gave props (23 Sep 2008):

    Really beautiful photograph, and gets my Yeah.

  • Aaron Siladi

    Aaron Siladi gave props (24 Sep 2008):

    Where is that light coming from if it's night? Awesome photo nonetheless, the god beams are incredible.

  • Jose Vásquez

    Jose Vásquez said (28 Sep 2008):


  • Billie-jo Miller

    Billie-jo Miller gave props (30 Sep 2008):

    Wonderful and very magical!!

  • Romain Chassagne

    Romain Chassagne said (3 Oct 2008):

    magical shot yes, my vote !

  • Lois Martin

    Lois Martin gave props (4 Oct 2008):

    WOW is all I can say!

  • Jim Harris

    Jim Harris gave props (11 May 2009):

    awesome,, love the light through the trees and dark mood, the elk is very samll and almost unnoticed but the shot is amazing

  • nema' etebar

    nema' etebar said (29 May 2009):

    love it..

  • George Papachristou

    George Papachristou said (22 Sep 2009):

    Just gorgeous!!! Well done!

  • Dan P

    Dan P gave props (31 Oct 2009):

    Woww.. this is fantastic. Must have been a really memorable experience for you!

  • Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe

    Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe said (6 Nov 2009):

    oh my..such a beautiful capture...and the elk...why that just takes this picture over the top! fantastic..

  • Seth Deibel

    Seth Deibel gave props (22 Nov 2009):

    Well done!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (11 May 2011):

    amazing work - wow

  • Vincent J. DeSanto

    Vincent J. DeSanto gave props (10 Jun 2012):

    Beautifully done.

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