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New Growth in the Gorge

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 11 May 2009 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

There is all sorts of new growth in the Columbia Gorge at this time of the year.
Don't forget that tomorrow is Silly Tuesday.

"Burn the candles, use the nice sheets. Don't save it for a special day. Today is special." Anonymous

NIKON D300 1/500 second F/7.1 ISO 200 270 mm (35mm equiv.)

PATRICK from miramas, France

Beautiful harmony of colors

11 May 2009 5:39am

@PATRICK: Thanks, Patrick.

Jean-François from Les Issambres, France

c'est comme une musique !

11 May 2009 5:52am

@Jean-François: Thank you, J-F.

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

Love the colours :)

11 May 2009 6:22am

Foto-aksent from Binkom, Belgium


11 May 2009 7:04am

chrissy from uk, United Kingdom

love the colours and textures

11 May 2009 7:13am

@chrissy: Thanks, Chrissy.

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

beautiful shades of yellow and green

11 May 2009 7:17am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

The colors remind me more of autumn then spring, but the textures and depth are great!

11 May 2009 7:35am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Beautiful greeeeen shot!!

11 May 2009 8:08am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Powerful greens in this one Jack or John

11 May 2009 8:11am

@P J W Miller: Thanks, Peter.

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Stunning greens!!! Looks so rich!!

11 May 2009 8:27am

@Linerberry: Thanks, Caroline.

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Another great shot!

11 May 2009 8:50am

@Elena Kotrotsou: Thank you, Elena.

Aurore from Paris, France

Gorgeous colours !!
Lack of green here in Paris, so thanks a lot for this shot ;)

11 May 2009 8:56am

@Aurore: You are very welcome.

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

or the art of living to see the colors of his imagination! beautiful evocation metaphysics! that's what I like to think!

11 May 2009 9:24am

@Mathilde Collot: Thank you, dear one.

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Beautiful gold symphony

11 May 2009 10:38am

@Marie LC: Thank you for your eloquent words Marie.

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

So many lovely greens and yellow-greens - simply LUSH!

11 May 2009 11:16am

@Judy: Thanks, Judy; it was indeed lush.

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

Awfully rich and lush looking. Great shot.

11 May 2009 12:03pm

@Lee: Thanks, Lee.

Betty from New Jersey, United States

Gorgeous new growth colors! Just beautiful.

11 May 2009 12:05pm

@Betty: Thank you, Betty.

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States

So Green

11 May 2009 1:38pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

Spectacular splash of natures colors and textures. Studying the image the lighter green in the center appears to have a 3D effect over the other colors. This is beautiful.

11 May 2009 1:42pm

@Barbara: Thank you, Barb.

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

I love the texture of this too!

11 May 2009 1:48pm

@Craig: Thanks, Craig.

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Powerfully Green, to be able to distinguish the new growth....

11 May 2009 2:36pm

@Susan: Thanks, Susan.

Yvonne S. from Tilburg, Netherlands

so much green colors! beautiful!

11 May 2009 2:53pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

wonderful shoots of green!! i love spring!! must be simply gorgeous where you live being a cold rainforest and all -- magical!

11 May 2009 2:58pm

@dj.tigersprout: You have to get outside of Corvallis to find rain forest conditions, but it is lovely here.

Ajay from Pune, India

This shot is overloaded with the beauty of nature. Intense!!!

11 May 2009 4:09pm

@Ajay: Thanks, dear friend.

Lylou & Roland from Besancon, France

I do like all those nice greens colors !

11 May 2009 4:11pm

Don from spokane, United States

Impressive greens in this shot. Makes one want to take a hike through the dense underbrush.

11 May 2009 4:26pm

@Don: Thanks; I agree.

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

So green and alive.

11 May 2009 4:33pm

vu@granby from Granby, Québec, Canada

Great work!

11 May 2009 5:39pm

@vu@granby: Thank you.

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

It is a very spectacular colored photo !

11 May 2009 5:42pm

@Marie-Hélène Ammor: Thank you, M-H.

k@ from Paris, France

Oh ! Exquisite's here ! Light & tones are smiling to my eyes - love these layers of yellowowow !

11 May 2009 5:56pm

@k@: Thank you, Karine. You are so eloquent, dear one.

Scott Schilling from San Martin, United States

Great spring colors with all of the new leaves coming in!! Great work Jack!

11 May 2009 6:02pm

@Scott Schilling: Thank you, good friend. Our ongoing friendship on aminus3 means a great deal to me; your photographs are a constant inspiration and source for growth.

Isabelle from Liège, Belgium

Nice green tones!

11 May 2009 6:39pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Une forêt toute pétillante de jaunes! Belle image!

11 May 2009 6:42pm

@mo.langel: Thanks, Mo.

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a beautiful painting, jack

11 May 2009 7:11pm

@marc battault: Merci, Marc.

laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Belles couleurs

11 May 2009 7:37pm

alex centrella from United States

wow what colors !

11 May 2009 8:04pm

dan from Paris, France

I imagine the landscape where the forest covered with this color yellow as a sunny carpet.

11 May 2009 8:22pm

@dan: I like your thinking, Dan; merci.

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

What an incredible palette of vivid greens... dazzling...

11 May 2009 9:14pm

@Evelyne Dubos: Thanks, Evelyne; I couldn't believe all of the shades of green.

Alivia from Saint-Etienne, France

vibrant colors, which throw their lights are singing life. green, gold ... as mimosas .. a festival of light is happy .. and colorful, it's a smile to life. very original picture.

11 May 2009 10:05pm

@Alivia: Wow! Thank you, Dane.

Sarah Schneider Photography from Lancaster, United States

I like the different color tones. =)

11 May 2009 10:06pm

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Super bright, delightfully green, good work

11 May 2009 10:08pm

@Richard_Irwin: Thanks, Richard

Veronelle from Lens, France

green, on green, very nice green tones

11 May 2009 10:15pm

Bill Jennings from Bay Area California, United States

I like the range of tones here - the greens, golds, tans, and browns are very rich - and anchoring the left corner with the subtle indentation pointing up is a great compositional element. Well done!

11 May 2009 10:35pm

@Bill Jennings: Thanks, Bill.

isidro from Spain

excelentes texturas de la naturaleza, me gusta el color!!

11 May 2009 10:54pm

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

Great green gorge growth! Love the colors.

11 May 2009 11:08pm

dkc from Xanthi, Greece

I am sure you captured all variations of green and yellow on this one! It is like music for my eyes!

11 May 2009 11:52pm

@dkc: Thank you, Dimitris.

observing from North West, United Kingdom

Superb shot of the new growth.... lots of crisp details and color.

12 May 2009 1:12am

@observing: Thank you.

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Well, too bad nothing will grow there. ;-) Rich growth and color. Love the quote too.

12 May 2009 1:24am

@B. Thomas: Thanks, Barbara.

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Five stars from me Jack...this colour and composition is stunning!!!

12 May 2009 2:57am

@bluechameleon: Thank you, Sharon; it was a gorgeous scene. (This is right to the left of Multnomah Falls.)

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States


12 May 2009 3:00am

kerfendal from Paris, France

splendid and full of strenght

12 May 2009 3:09am

@kerfendal: Thanks, Max.

starCosmosBleu from bedford.Qc, Canada

Full nature....all those colors tones are great...lovely capture

12 May 2009 4:01am

@starCosmosBleu: Thank you.

Stunner from Kingston, Jamaica

Lovely bright colours!

12 May 2009 4:19am

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Beautiful colors

12 May 2009 4:46am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Wow! This is incredible! Love the tones and textures.... Wonderful place to be

12 May 2009 5:04am

@Magda: Thanks, Magda; it is indeed a wonderful place to be.

Joan Mercadal García from Ciutadella de Menorca, Spain

Superb colour. Congratulations.

12 May 2009 6:36am

willow from Chelsea, United States

Can anything really be that yellow or that green?! These colors are breathtaking.

12 May 2009 6:11pm

@willow: It was every bit that gorgeous.

shallowregret from Kongsberg, Norway

amazing color, great find

12 May 2009 8:42pm

Cricket-Tammy from Alabama, United States

Good grief! How in the world does anything else find a spot to grow. This is massive.

13 May 2009 3:09am

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

It's amazing all the varying shades of green... Gorgeous, Jack!!

13 May 2009 3:57am