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Out of the Trunk

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 8 June 2009 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

SILLY TUESDAY is tomorrow. Anything funny or silly would be most welcome.

"We are the landscape of all that we have seen." Isamu Noguchi

NIKON D700 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 800 38 mm (35mm equiv.)

Suzanne from Huntington Bch, California, United States


8 Jun 2009 5:10am

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

fresh and beautiful!

8 Jun 2009 5:19am

PATRICK from miramas, France

nice capture

8 Jun 2009 5:26am

Lydie et Roland from BESANCON, France

We feel the atmosphere of the wood...

8 Jun 2009 5:29am

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland


8 Jun 2009 5:33am

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

Love the contrast here.

8 Jun 2009 5:53am

Yvon from Orleans, France

wow, superb shot

8 Jun 2009 6:09am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old Pembroke Dock boy,Wales), Germany

wonderful natural colours,great shot.No worries I´ll be there for silly Tuesday(as always)

8 Jun 2009 7:35am

@Anthony Morgan Lambert: Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow.

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Look at that! Very nice shot!

8 Jun 2009 9:01am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

La nature dans sa simplicité

8 Jun 2009 10:45am

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

So lush and alive.

8 Jun 2009 10:56am

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

So beautiful colors ...this aerial plant and the trunc !

8 Jun 2009 11:27am

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece


8 Jun 2009 12:30pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Très belle composition! Superbes couleurs!

8 Jun 2009 12:33pm

alireza from tehran, Iran

beautiful color, nice place

8 Jun 2009 1:23pm

oncho from granada, Spain

Wonderful natural colours and atmosphere....

8 Jun 2009 1:59pm

Shutterbug from India

Love this sprig!

8 Jun 2009 2:12pm

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States

Superb Green Shot

8 Jun 2009 3:21pm

Sarah from Switzerland

Wonderful shot here, Jack. I can smell the scent of the forest.

8 Jun 2009 3:55pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Lovely shot, Jack.

8 Jun 2009 4:02pm

Don from spokane, United States

I like this beautiful plant with its white blossoms. It looks good against the yellowish nature of the background. A fine nature shot.

8 Jun 2009 4:13pm

willow from Chelsea, United States

Such a lush environment. Makes me want to go hiking.

8 Jun 2009 4:14pm

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

I love the stunning rich colours in this image jack!
Just a quick hello from me and to wish you and everyone a wonderful Silly Tuesday tomorrow:-) Miss you all:-)

8 Jun 2009 4:34pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a beautiful plant, which seems out of "nowhere"!
beautiful, jack!

8 Jun 2009 4:42pm

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

Looks like a jungle plant, well done!

8 Jun 2009 4:55pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Wow! this is so cool! What a wonderful find!

8 Jun 2009 5:02pm

zOOm from Paris, France

I can smell the land and trees... so fresh !

8 Jun 2009 5:31pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

green planet ! so refreshing !

8 Jun 2009 5:38pm

@Anna.C: Thank you; hugs.

Ajay from Pune, India

This shot is an assurance that nature will find it's way and will never disappear from the world.

8 Jun 2009 6:23pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

We really seem to be in the jungle, the vegetation is luxuriant and the palette of greens is really lovely.

8 Jun 2009 6:30pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

I like the PP you did with this photo. Effective, different. It make me look longer at the image.

8 Jun 2009 6:41pm

@Anita: Actually what you see is what was there. Just a little added Clarity (in LR) and some cropping.

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is beautiful. A perfect colour combination.

8 Jun 2009 6:47pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

New life from the old. Very nice.

8 Jun 2009 8:08pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A very lovely composition.

8 Jun 2009 8:21pm

-C17H21NØ4- from Persia, Iran


8 Jun 2009 8:57pm

Yellowbear from Droitwich, United Kingdom

Another very pleasing composition. You are posting some lovely pictures sir!

8 Jun 2009 8:59pm

@Yellowbear: Many thanks, Bill.

dkc from Xanthi, Greece

Great bouquet! The flowers are so fresh!

8 Jun 2009 9:32pm

Sammi from New Jersey, United States

Beautiful greenery :)

8 Jun 2009 10:00pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Gorgeous shot Jack..... detail is just exquisite!!!

8 Jun 2009 10:03pm

@Susan: Thanks, Susan. (Beau's surgery went well; we pick him up tomorrow. There was no damage to the camera; just cleaning. All is well!!)

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

bonita imagen! me gusta el encuadre y color

8 Jun 2009 10:03pm

lydia from Paris, France

Lovely little ones !

8 Jun 2009 11:52pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Glad to hear that Beau is gonna get better, and your camera already is!!!!

8 Jun 2009 11:55pm

MARIANA from waterloo, Canada

Wonderful composition and pretty warm tones !

9 Jun 2009 12:20am

Stunner from Kingston, Jamaica

Lovely shot

9 Jun 2009 1:46am

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

A stunning capture. The light and colour is fantastic.

9 Jun 2009 2:54am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

The flowers are beautiful and the surroundings with all that moss and rotten wood is fabulous ... magical photo!

9 Jun 2009 3:47am

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

The processing went well, I see some humor in the tree. best...jerry

9 Jun 2009 3:53am

@ordinaryimages: Out of deference to you, Jerry, I made certain to add no saturation.

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Nature is so grows in so many areas...lovely shot...

9 Jun 2009 4:02am

Barbara from Florida, United States

Nature's private garden doesn't need a human hand. I love the mossy green and how elegantly this plant grows so healthy. Well spotted and captured.

9 Jun 2009 4:21am

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Oh Jack... I have missed some damn fine posts... Loved the Gorge series!! And Multnomah... Excellent!! Loved the vista to Vista House, the double rainbow, the pinnacle... Beautiful!! I love the depth of lush colour you've gotten in so many of your images. And this post is wonderful with the variances of green... sigh... ;-)

9 Jun 2009 4:33am

JamesC from portland, United States

micro forest, beautiful.

9 Jun 2009 6:09am

BoB from Milano, Italy

What a beautiful place, I like the green tones

9 Jun 2009 12:51pm

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

stunning work

9 Jun 2009 9:11pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

a refreshing green! beautiful!

10 Jun 2009 4:03am

Cricket-Tammy from United States

Literally "out of the trunk"....I just love it when nature does what it wants.

10 Jun 2009 3:58pm