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© Christopher Long
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UploadedAugust 5, 2008
TakenJuly 22, 2008
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Exposure1/80 sec at f/10
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
ISO100
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Q: Street Photography

A: Do you know?

Photo license: © All rights reserved

i was on my way home from college, it was an early evening and the temperature was so nice outside. i thought to myself i must be crazy if i go home right now. so i when down to kelly drive, parked, grabbed the canon, and take a leisurely walk down the drive. as i was taking in the sites and sounds of the runners, walkers, and bikers all plugged into their ipods, unaware that right above them, the master was at work. the sun was setting and a low cloud started to move in. i couldn't believe what i was seeing. rays from the sun were breathtaking. i had to get this shot. now i just need an autograph.

kelly drive | schuylkill river | philadelphia

124 responses

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Magnificent!!!

  • Camille Susak

    Camille Susak gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Beautiful!

  • Chua Siew Peng(cherlyn)

    Chua Siew Peng(cherlyn) gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    You have chosen a timely walk. A sight to be wow over.

  • Mark Gilliland

    Mark Gilliland gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    This is fantastic! Beautiful shot!

  • Patricia Shanahan

    Patricia Shanahan gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Stunning capture ! Really beautiful !

  • Steve Hogle

    Steve Hogle gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Breathtaking piece of work!

  • Tricia Bergland

    Tricia Bergland (Deleted) said (5 Aug 2008):

    Your stuff always blows me away. Fabulous shot Christopher.

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Beautiful Capture !!!

  • Rob Case

    Rob Case gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Tremendous shot! Love your description too - “runners, walkers, and bikers all plugged into their ipods, unaware that right above them...” so true these days, huh? That’s what I love about photography, it s l o w s me down.

  • Michael Fancher

    Michael Fancher gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Your commentary is excellent and the picture is extremely good, love the rays!!!!!

  • Christopher Long

    Christopher Long said (5 Aug 2008):

    Yes it is Rob, I looked around and no one cared about what was going on above them. Now I have a ipod too but it doesn't stop me from appreciating fine art when I see it...

  • Paolo G

    Paolo G gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    This is a great image!

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (5 Aug 2008):

    From Lewis, DE (your previous image)to the Schuylkill River,Phila-you are capturing the heart of my past! This is a tremendous capture of light and beauty.

  • Christopher Malcolm

    Christopher Malcolm said (5 Aug 2008):

    Beautiful shot!

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Beautiful & inspiring shot and narrative.

  • Alicia Aguirre

    Alicia Aguirre gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Wow, its so beautiful... try to get an autograph for me too =0D

  • Christopher Long

    Christopher Long said (5 Aug 2008):

    I will Alicia.....

  • Frederic Frognier

    Frederic Frognier (Deleted) gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Amazing pic! Bravo!!!

  • Michele Randell

    Michele Randell gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Inspiring and uplifting photo - ah yes an autograph would be wonderful!

  • Dennis Cowell

    Dennis Cowell gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    very good

  • Sherry Davis Johnson

    Sherry Davis Johnson gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    God is good. His Angels can sign for him, that would be you, Christopher.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Fantastic silhouette.

  • Kevin Starke

    Kevin Starke gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Beautiful shot, great timing. Well done!

  • Victor Ursabia

    Victor Ursabia said (5 Aug 2008):

    Absolutely amazing! you are blessed Christopher...

  • Mari­a Lujan Ferrari

    Mari­a Lujan Ferrari gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    beautiful!!!

  • Tammy Espino

    Tammy Espino gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    An amazing ray capture :) Stunning

  • Liza Amato

    Liza Amato gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    Amazing shot!

  • Anne Mcginn

    Anne Mcginn gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    what a lovely thing to say....

  • Michael Lynch

    Michael Lynch gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    You're an artist with the camera and have a way with words. Keep up the great work !

  • Katy Wimer

    Katy Wimer gave props (6 Aug 2008):

    This is gorgeous! I love the rays and how the tree line and bridge meet right under the clouds.

  • Ahmad Aleidan

    Ahmad Aleidan said (6 Aug 2008):

    Great title and shot!
    You certainly know how to fuse words with pictures aswell. I got the feeling that I was there too.
    I thought I knew that place!!!! I went to school near philadelphia! God I missed that place and missed Pats cheesetake!!

  • Christopher Long

    Christopher Long said (6 Aug 2008):

    Thanks everyone...

  • Catherine Kurvink

    Catherine Kurvink gave props (6 Aug 2008):

    I love the story you wrote about this photo. It's just so true. And the way you captured this miracle of light is just wonderful. Great work.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (6 Aug 2008):

    Oh yeah! It rocks!

  • Patricia Green

    Patricia Green said (6 Aug 2008):

    Absolutely stunning.

  • Robin Smith

    Robin Smith gave props (6 Aug 2008):

    stunning!

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (6 Aug 2008):

    Great image for the newest theme!

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (7 Aug 2008):

    Beautiful entry - just north of here!

  • Tjerk Smit

    Tjerk Smit gave props (7 Aug 2008):

    Amazing shot the light is perfect,wonderful!!!!!

  • Nicole Bechard

    Nicole Bechard (Deleted) gave props (8 Aug 2008):

    isn't that such a good feeling, to stumble upon something so beautiful? Lovely shot.

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (8 Aug 2008):

    Glorious!!!

  • L Hartley

    L Hartley said (8 Aug 2008):

    Chris, you have proven, without a shadow of a doubt - there IS A GOD, and here HE IS. Wow. Just, WOW.

  • Merlin Peck

    Merlin Peck (Deleted) gave props (8 Aug 2008):

    Bibical.

  • Lucy Yang

    Lucy Yang gave props (8 Aug 2008):

    beautiful!

  • Laura Fleming

    Laura Fleming gave props (8 Aug 2008):

    Truly, God is an amazing artist. And it's a perfect shot captured by you! I love it!

  • Craig Fraizer

    Craig Fraizer gave props (9 Aug 2008):

    gorgeous shot!

  • petey whitelaw

    petey whitelaw gave props (11 Aug 2008):

    un-believable!!!

  • Sandmania

    Sandmania said (12 Aug 2008):

    Wow..stunning capture and rays of light.

  • Michael Lynch

    Michael Lynch gave props (13 Aug 2008):

    I vote; YEAH ! Great shot !

  • Ryan Kikuchi

    Ryan Kikuchi (Deleted) gave props (13 Aug 2008):

    Definitely got my vote!

  • Alexis Lein

    Alexis Lein (Deleted) said (13 Aug 2008):

    Absolutely stunning. Love the sun beams!

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (14 Aug 2008):

    Breathtaking right from the heavens to your camera, well done, love it!!!

  • Cassandra Bould

    Cassandra Bould gave props (14 Aug 2008):

    Beautiful

  • Maria Gonzalez

    Maria Gonzalez gave props (16 Aug 2008):

    This is a Super capture and, a Superb shot!!

  • LaShawna Jones

    LaShawna Jones gave props (16 Aug 2008):

    Just beautiful...similar to my Faith submission, but yours is much more moving! A++++++ GREAT JOB!

  • _AGJ_

    _AGJ_ gave props (18 Aug 2008):

    Wonderful!

  • Twins Sis

    Twins Sis gave props (20 Aug 2008):

    nice! voted!

  • Nikki Devereux

    Nikki Devereux gave props (20 Aug 2008):

    Love the story, outta this world shot. Nice work.

  • Kate Marshall

    Kate Marshall gave props (20 Aug 2008):

    well. the only word i have for this is, captivating. VERY nice

  • Vladan Djordjevic

    Vladan Djordjevic gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    fantastic image! I voted: yes!

  • Paul G. Swanson

    Paul G. Swanson gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    beautiful God Rays.......=]

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (22 Aug 2008):

    Stunning capture! Very Beautiful!!!!! My vote

  • Jennifer Rowe

    Jennifer Rowe gave props (24 Aug 2008):

    beautiful!

  • Michael Persch

    Michael Persch said (24 Aug 2008):

    Great shot !!

  • Kelly Rockett

    Kelly Rockett gave props (25 Aug 2008):

    Glorious!

  • Trish

    Trish gave props (25 Aug 2008):

    Majestic! You captured a beautiful piece.

  • Maurizio Giglio

    Maurizio Giglio gave props (27 Aug 2008):

    Really like it!

  • Emma Brahas

    Emma Brahas said (28 Aug 2008):

    wonderful. You have my vote!

  • Trish Meyer

    Trish Meyer (Deleted) gave props (3 Sep 2008):

    Glorious has to be the word for this art of God and your capture.

  • Jacob Sikais

    Jacob Sikais (Deleted) gave props (4 Sep 2008):

    definetally at the right spot at the right time... awesome!

  • Delaine Dunn

    Delaine Dunn said (7 Sep 2008):

    Lets hope you wont be getting that autograph in person any time soon. Until then lets enjoy The Creators artwork. :) Beautiful image!

  • Jose Vásquez

    Jose Vásquez said (7 Sep 2008):

    awesome capture! congrats!

  • Keri Briggs

    Keri Briggs said (8 Sep 2008):

    Wow

  • Michael Lubinski

    Michael Lubinski said (10 Sep 2008):

    I only wish the left was not so dark, loose some detail there, good shot though.

  • Michael Lynch

    Michael Lynch gave props (11 Sep 2008):

    A big YEAH coming your way !!!

  • Shannon Friel

    Shannon Friel gave props (15 Sep 2008):

    Awe inspiring!

  • Riccardo Sanchini

    Riccardo Sanchini said (18 Sep 2008):

    YeaH for me, nice capture

  • David Bowden

    David Bowden   gave props (19 Sep 2008):

    Great capture. Got my vote.

  • Angela King-Jones

    Angela King-Jones said (19 Sep 2008):

    Voted! Excellent contrast!

  • Mbego A

    Mbego A gave props (3 Oct 2008):

    Awesome! My vote here.

  • Denise Walding

    Denise Walding said (7 Oct 2008):

    Well worth the stop well captured got my vote :)

  • sam simon

    sam simon gave props (9 Oct 2008):

    beautiful.

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (24 Oct 2008):

    What an amazing sky!! Beautiful!

  • David Baker

    David Baker gave props (3 Nov 2008):

    Hot Shot for sure Chris!!!!!!! Love it............Yah

  • David Baker

    David Baker gave props (3 Nov 2008):

    Yah........God is GOOD!!!!!!!!

  • Stephen Cozart

    Stephen Cozart said (6 Nov 2008):

    in a word - beautiful.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (10 Nov 2008):

    What a stunning image....Beautiful and glad you captured it!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (10 Nov 2008):

    This ROCK!

  • Sherry

    Sherry gave props (10 Nov 2008):

    really lovely capture !

  • William Garvey

    William Garvey gave props (10 Nov 2008):

    Some say you can see heaven in a sunset. You caught it on this shot.

  • stuart s

    stuart s   gave props (10 Nov 2008):

    This picture is an advertisement for carrying a camera with you all the time (especially when you know what you're doing with it. Breathtaking!

  • JC Ferrer

    JC Ferrer gave props (10 Nov 2008):

    heavenly

  • Rose Wessel

    Rose Wessel said (12 Nov 2008):

    Glorious!

  • Gary Foltz

    Gary Foltz gave props (12 Nov 2008):

    I saw this and the Ode to Joy begain to play in my head, what a great job you did with this wonderful shot.

  • Snap Shot

    Snap Shot said (17 Nov 2008):

    im speechles..this one is absolutely beautiful...

  • Lindsey Swanson

    Lindsey Swanson gave props (17 Nov 2008):

    Absolutely stunning!

  • Mark Williams

    Mark Williams gave props (25 Nov 2008):

    Imagine if you hadn't taken that walk- beautiful-inspiring image and story

  • Jeremias Telva

    Jeremias Telva said (26 Nov 2008):

    nice shot perfect timing.

  • Eva Velechova

    Eva Velechova said (4 Dec 2008):

    Oh,gorgeous!

  • Mohammed Al-Furaih

    Mohammed Al-Furaih   said (8 Dec 2008):

    woow, wonderful!!

  • Angelo Narciso

    Angelo Narciso gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    amazing light!

  • rob wright

    rob wright said (16 Dec 2008):

    incredible photo. I would wait though on the autograph. There are many more photos to take.

  • Jose Rico

    Jose Rico (Deleted) gave props (17 Dec 2008):

    unbelievable. I'm speechless.........................................................!

  • Randolph Henson

    Randolph Henson gave props (17 Dec 2008):

    Great capture.

  • Scott Sturgeon

    Scott Sturgeon gave props (17 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful! ...so expressive of the title. Very nice narrative.

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    God's autograph is all over this picture. Absolutely glorious!

  • Teresa

    Teresa gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    Astonishingly beautiful.

  • Patricia Shanahan

    Patricia Shanahan gave props (6 Jan 2009):

    Breath Taking !

  • Angela Lance

    Angela Lance gave props (17 Jan 2009):

    wow! this is fantastic!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (17 Jan 2009):

    Truly beautiful and moving. This so....deserves to be hot.

  • Alexandra Zimmer

    Alexandra Zimmer (Deleted) gave props (22 Jan 2009):

    wow this is amazing.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (3 Apr 2009):

    this is so beautiful, Chris!

  • Mike Melnotte

    Mike Melnotte gave props (10 Apr 2009):

    Great shot!

  • Lew Harford

    Lew Harford   gave props (21 Apr 2009):

    He was signing the back of the cloud

  • Julianna O'Brien

    Julianna O'Brien gave props (27 Apr 2009):

    absolutely gorgeous!!!!

  • alex ringer

    alex ringer said (29 Apr 2009):

    Wow, so enchanting.

  • Gregory Mencotti

    Gregory Mencotti gave props (4 May 2009):

    Breathtaking! Your narrative really adds to its beauty.

  • Micci Shannon

    Micci Shannon gave props (5 May 2009):

    Beautiful capture.

  • Joel Mcafee

    Joel Mcafee (Deleted) gave props (8 May 2009):

    Amazing capture !

  • Paige

    Paige said (13 May 2009):

    Sunrays always remind me of God! Absolutely beautiful picture!

  • Laura Pelkey

    Laura Pelkey gave props (18 May 2009):

    Absolutely gorgeous photo and may I say that I've noticed that you have a talent for coming up with intriguing titles for your photos!

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (20 May 2009):

    beautiful !!!

  • Jennifer Benmouna

    Jennifer Benmouna gave props (23 Sep 2009):

    amazing capture

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (17 Jan 2010):

    Christopher, this is an amazing shot! Outstanding composition. This is very well done...

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