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Poison Oak

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

Already (and this was taken on August 30) the poison oak is turning orange. Looks like we are in for an early fall.
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YESTERDAY'S COMMENT - After being properly chastised, I went back and made yesterday's comment gender neutral. :))

NIKON D300 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 200 82 mm (35mm equiv.)

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States

so colorful

11 Sep 2009 5:13am

@Onlymehdi: Thank you.

SCOTT F. SCHILLING from San Martin, United States

This makes me itch, but the color is wonderful and so vibrant! Great composition on this - the red really stands out against the greens! Make sure you don't get any closer!

11 Sep 2009 5:18am

@SCOTT F. SCHILLING: It's actually much easier to avoid when it's orange like this. Thanks for your kind comments.

k@ from Paris, France

Yum-yum, those colors ! Falls is beautiful and here is a splendor of velvet trees (one... falls ? :)

11 Sep 2009 5:18am

@k@: Merci, Karine.

*MЯG* from Tehran, Iran

wow !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
this is paradise...
very lovely nature and excellent shot

11 Sep 2009 5:21am

@*MЯG*: Thank you.

rem_la from Villiers, France

j'aime ces chaudes couleurs !

11 Sep 2009 5:26am

@rem_la: Merci.

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

On sent l'automne qui arrive avec ces belles couleurs

11 Sep 2009 5:36am

Lydie et Roland from BESANCON, France

Very beautiful colors

11 Sep 2009 5:45am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Those stunning colors...I used to pick those leaves until someone finally taught me better. They are gorgeous material for a vase, though!

11 Sep 2009 5:48am

Manel from Girona, Spain

Nice color combination

11 Sep 2009 7:12am

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

vibrant stunning colours :)

11 Sep 2009 8:11am

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Nice colours, hope that cold won't come too soon.

11 Sep 2009 8:13am

PATRICK from miramas, France

very nice colors!!!!!!!!!!!

11 Sep 2009 8:19am

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

So much to see, so many colours...beautiful shot!

11 Sep 2009 8:31am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

This is gorgeous, poison oak, you say? It can't be, such beauty could not possibly be called poison ;)

11 Sep 2009 9:52am

valenttin from Navodari, Romania

autumn? too soon... wonderful!

11 Sep 2009 11:07am

MJ from Delaware, United States

great colors...beautiful scene....

11 Sep 2009 11:55am

Veronelle from Lens, France

beautifull autumn colours

11 Sep 2009 11:59am

Don from spokane, United States

A beautiful shot of this colorful vine. I like it from a distance! :-) Fine image.

11 Sep 2009 12:57pm

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Oh but you can't be too glum when you get colours like this occurring in nature come the fall. What a fabulous photo!

11 Sep 2009 1:14pm

@MrsAmber: Fall is paradise for the photographer. Thanks, Kate.

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Very lovely shot and excellent autumn colours...

11 Sep 2009 1:33pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

The seasons have a magnificent way to paint the earth. Beautiful colors and textures. I love the trees and their moss. Superb clarity.
About yesterdays spider, in my household I'm the one that has to track them down and put them outside while the other half jumps and screams. Same with snakes.

11 Sep 2009 1:39pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Yikes! Don't touch! Great colors.

11 Sep 2009 1:39pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Poison , but looking so good !!! Looks like a trees net ! Beautiful processing and amazing colors !

11 Sep 2009 1:47pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

I don't know how you did it, but you have made the poison oak beautiful!!!
I do love all the colors it turns, but I stay far away! (Bad fort-building experience as a child!)

11 Sep 2009 2:14pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Poison oak and poison ivy - how can such nasty plants look so pretty in the fall. (I stay away from it, but sometimes my cats must go play in the stuff in the woods behind our house, and pass it along to me!) I'm itching just looking at this shot, but the colors are beautiful. ;-)

11 Sep 2009 2:42pm

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Oh Jack, what a treat to open up this photo! Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful - bravo.

11 Sep 2009 2:43pm

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

Oh, so soon already?! Great autumn colors, can't wait to see all the photo's you and the other member are gonna shoot in this beautiful season.

11 Sep 2009 3:44pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Nice shot..and a damn good reminder...2 years ago i was on my knees for a shot and went through hell afterwards...ugly scene....hope to never live that again..now i wear long pants and good shoes when i,m in the woods..

11 Sep 2009 4:02pm

Bishop from Houston, United States

Ha... wonderful fall colors in this shot! Love it!

11 Sep 2009 4:08pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

What a luxuriant vegetation !! Almost jungle... and great vivid colors.

11 Sep 2009 5:14pm

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

Great colors!!

11 Sep 2009 5:28pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

What absolutely stunning colours.

11 Sep 2009 5:42pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

The colors, light and texture...phenomenal.

11 Sep 2009 5:55pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

beautiful colors!!! La nature est belle!

11 Sep 2009 6:22pm

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Amaizing colors and tones. Nice photo.

11 Sep 2009 6:55pm

Mhélène from Paris, France

So wonderful colors ...it seems an enchanted world !

11 Sep 2009 7:59pm

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

My last encounter with that stuff left me in the hospital for nine days!!! They said it will kill me if I get it again! Therefore, I can't say anything nice about you shot no matter how good it really is!!! :0)

11 Sep 2009 9:22pm

@Craig: That kind of experience does tend to focus the mind!!

bekkah from Pennsylvania, United States

beautiful colors! autumn is arriving early in PA too :)

11 Sep 2009 10:12pm

xavier cardell from menorca-barcelona, Spain

Makes you feel you're there.Good job!

11 Sep 2009 10:27pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Wonderful shot, and I had to laugh at Craig's comment.......I know exactly what he means......but it's still pretty to look at!!

11 Sep 2009 10:46pm

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

I'm itching just looking at it. Great colors.

11 Sep 2009 11:47pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Truly wonderful color in this lovely picture Jack...well done!

12 Sep 2009 1:56am

@Pavan Kaul: Thank you.

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

very colorful

12 Sep 2009 2:20am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Don't touch! I didn't realize it grew like that. A good looking shot with those fall colors.

12 Sep 2009 2:22am

@Steve Rice: Thanks, Steve.

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

Boy, you are experienceing colours like this already, It does seem early. Great shot Jack.

12 Sep 2009 2:28am

@Lee: Thanks, Lee.

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Fall is closer there. best...jerry

12 Sep 2009 4:41am

Mithun from palakkad, kerela/Bangalore, India

Awsome, great shot, beautiful colors.

12 Sep 2009 5:12pm

@Mithun: Thank you.

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

one of the most beautiful seasons of all! I just love autumn colours! gorgeous image

13 Sep 2009 12:49am

@Magda: Thanks.