My Mecca by grizzlysghost

My Mecca

Growing up around Glacier National Park is a special kind of special. Even after traveling the world for 23 years, something always pulled me back to this place.

Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

PP 26 March 2013:
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T20, #6, Week 146, 30 March 2013
fav. Totally love this unique shot of your mecca:)
March 26th, 2013  
So awesome! And a really great interpretation of the theme.
March 26th, 2013  
Fave. Love this Aaron.
March 26th, 2013  
Love the shallow DoF here
March 26th, 2013  
stunning scenery!
March 26th, 2013  
Like Dorothy....."There's no place like home"
March 26th, 2013  
Something about the power and the height of mountains! This looks like an ice pick!
March 26th, 2013  
@maggiemae Thanks MaggieMae, it was meant to look like an ice pick! :)
March 26th, 2013  
Fav for the blue tones and symbolism.
March 26th, 2013  
Very neat shot - beautiful view.
March 26th, 2013  
fabulous. love this.
March 26th, 2013  
I thought it was ment to look like he was giving a full montey. Just kidding this is an amazing shot. I love the blue view. Fav
March 26th, 2013  
@aprilmilani Haha, thanks April! :)
March 26th, 2013  
Lovely shot, great DoF
March 26th, 2013  
Which way to the Going to the Sun Highway? Excellent DoF
March 26th, 2013  
Love your focus and processing.
March 26th, 2013  
Love love love. I know this feeling.
March 26th, 2013  
Some places do this to you :) And no wonder - your Mecca is awesome!
March 26th, 2013  
just everything about this is awesome
March 26th, 2013  
Stunning shot - love it! Fav!
March 26th, 2013  
Love it. Great visualisation before and during the shot
March 26th, 2013  
Association with the statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro!
fantastic shot!FAV!
March 26th, 2013  
Great imagery and tones. Home is a strange concept, isn't it. You can find a thousand places that you love, but only one that fits like a missing puzzle piece.
March 26th, 2013  
great shot Aaron. Actually got a chance to shoot some snowscapes here in the UK. Serious learning curve but think I got some ok results. Todays and tommorrows shots will either show I have or havnt!
March 26th, 2013  
eish... absolutely stunning! Fav!
March 26th, 2013  
i envy you :-) seriously
March 26th, 2013  
We do all envy you your views! Is this HDR?
March 26th, 2013  
very beautiful place indeed. This shot reminded me of the statue of Christ in Rio De Janeiro :)
March 26th, 2013  
A beautiful shot Aaron, and a wonderful center of focus
March 26th, 2013  
Stunning
March 26th, 2013  
Fabulous shot.
March 26th, 2013  
Beautiful shot and beautiful blues. Love the selective focus as well You are a lucky man to have had such opportunities and to live in such a gorgeous place.
March 26th, 2013  
Wow...you know your area...your shots are awesome. Love this and super for the theme. fav
March 26th, 2013  
Fav - stunning capture.
March 26th, 2013  
I don't blame your for being always drawned back to this beautiful spot,
a great one for the theme.
March 26th, 2013  
Good content / title relationship... Love that you found this detail with the wondrous backdrop.
March 26th, 2013  
Stunning!
March 26th, 2013  
Absolutely gorgeous. Fav.
March 26th, 2013  
Gorgeous! Love the DOF
March 26th, 2013  
So amazing! It looks unreal!
March 26th, 2013  
This is fantastic, it looks like a magical place.
March 26th, 2013  
@angelar Nope, not HDR :)
March 26th, 2013  
Wonderful shot, Aaron.
March 26th, 2013  
Stunning! Love the colors and the spot on focus! Fav
March 26th, 2013  
Embracing the world!
March 26th, 2013  
HUGE thanks to everyone for your comments and faves, we made the Pop Page! You guys ROCK! :)
March 26th, 2013  
Beautiful!
March 26th, 2013  
I can see why you keep returning to this place! Tremendous beauty and a sanctuary that we get to see through your photographs! Great pov!
March 26th, 2013  
beautiful and love this! fav!
March 26th, 2013  
What shot and place to live
March 26th, 2013  
Beautiful shot.
March 26th, 2013  
no wonder why you return to this place - it´s so beautiful! :)
March 26th, 2013  
Great shot! I really like the cross and mountains in the background.
March 26th, 2013  
BTW a Fav for me also.
March 26th, 2013  
Beautiful shot, love the blues and POV! Fav.
March 26th, 2013  
Oh WOW! FAV
March 26th, 2013  
Glorious, stunning, fav
March 26th, 2013  
stunning photo Aaron favd who wouldnt want to return to such beauty?
March 26th, 2013  
Instant Fav. That is stunning Aaron
March 26th, 2013  
@grizzlysghost Even more fantastic then!
March 26th, 2013  
I love that you chose that to be your focal point with the beautiful backdrop...you know, the beautiful backdrop my hubby wants to pack us up and move us to. :)
March 26th, 2013  
Fav, Aaron. This should be in a magazine. Absolutely gorgeous shot.
March 26th, 2013  
@tryeveryday Haha, yep, that's the place! :)
@ptowncook Thanks Laura! :)
March 26th, 2013  
Splendid !
March 26th, 2013  
Stunning shot - so beautiful! : ) fav
March 26th, 2013  
Stunning!
March 26th, 2013  
FAV
March 27th, 2013  
Very delicate focus
March 27th, 2013  
Wow, Aaron, this is incredible. Congratulations on the PP and it's a fav for me too. :)
March 27th, 2013  
Meg
Fav!
March 27th, 2013  
This is absolutely wonderful and reminds me to my journeys in Austria.
March 28th, 2013  
another fav - this is awesome, love the focus and processing
March 28th, 2013  
Love that their is a cross there for Easter week!
March 28th, 2013  
Brilliant Aaron - Fav - You should do a book or calendar ;) on this area as I cant imagine anyone who knows it better.
March 28th, 2013  
@michaelelliott Haha, I just might! Thanks Michael!
March 28th, 2013  
Lyn
ooh, I missed this one before. just lovely. . .
March 29th, 2013  
Just spotted this Aaron... fabulous fabulous hard to do a shot of a place like this that is not a full focus one, very tempting. The wood reminds me of Jesus over Rio, shrouded in beauty and divinity, a fabulous fav for my album! Happy Easter!
March 29th, 2013  
love, love, love this!! fav
March 30th, 2013  
Brilliant. Fav.
March 30th, 2013  
Congratulations on Top 20 Aaron.
March 30th, 2013  
double congrats on TT!
March 30th, 2013  
I can understand why this place always pulls you back. Amazing shot!
March 30th, 2013  
Congratulations on the top 10 :)
March 30th, 2013  
Aaron - Congrats on double wammy TT!!
March 31st, 2013  
Terrific!!! Fav!
March 31st, 2013  
Beuatiful. Love the dreemy colours and pov. I like the colours in your photos, how do you create such dreamlike effect?
March 31st, 2013  
Congrats on the TT for this wonderful image :)
March 31st, 2013  
@susale This shot is just a narrow depth of field using a large telephoto lens, which makes the mountains in the background out-of-focus. :)
March 31st, 2013  
I don't know how I missed this but this is Brilliant! I love it! We're do I order my copy? Fav+ Aaron! Congratulations on top 10! Well deserved! And I am serious about the copy!:)
March 31st, 2013  
@ellimae Haha, thanks Ellen! I need to put some of my prints on a website :) Right now, I just sell aluminum prints in @soren 's restaurant :) I will let you know!
March 31st, 2013  
@grizzlysghost whenever your ready !i will give you my address and send you a check!:)
March 31st, 2013  
@ellimae Haha, okay Ellen! Send me your email and I will send you my prices :)
March 31st, 2013  
Ellenyoungrmt@consolidated.net. :)
April 1st, 2013  
Congrats. Great focussing.
April 1st, 2013  
Beautiful tribute!! :)
April 2nd, 2013  
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