Iconic Locations Assignment Winner James Day

Congratulations to James Day for winning the recent Iconic Locations Assignment with the image, “Cannon Beach.”

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Winner: "Cannon Beach" By James Day


"Several years ago I had the pleasure of visiting scenic Cannon Beach, Oregon," says Day. "I was in search of The Needles and nearby Haystack Rock for some local iconic images. After securing what was the last hotel room in Cannon Beach, I was surprised to learn that I was virtually in front of The Needles. I made this photo of the rock formation known as The Needles and recently re-edited it for this assignment. For this particular photograph, I used a relatively inexpensive Nikon Coolpix P7000. Lightroom and Luminar were used in post-processing."