Share this photo on Twitter Share this photo on Facebook

Wonderful Textures

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 27 February 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Recently when Max and I were hiking in the McDonald Forest, we came across this bush with wonderful textures.

KATRIN EISMANN had a great quote on Twitter yesterday. “If I can’t
dance, it’s not my revolution.” - Emma Goldman

If you want to see an outstanding example of Silver Efex 2 at work, go to
Bill Laing's post yesterday.

PLEASE WATCH THIS (you have to copy and paste it; Am3 can't handle it) -

NIKON D700 F/7.1 ISO 400 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wonderful textures, and also wonderful colors.

27 Feb 2011 5:28am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice warm atmosphere.

27 Feb 2011 6:36am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand


27 Feb 2011 7:01am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

I enjoy seeing some of your forest discoveries up close. I like the shapes and colors revealed. here !!

27 Feb 2011 7:18am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

How is Max doing? Is he off the lead yet?

27 Feb 2011 7:20am

@CElliottUK: max is doing great. sometimes

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Beautifully done! Nice colors and composition

27 Feb 2011 8:10am

marci from in, Morocco

wonderful textures - and colors, too!

27 Feb 2011 8:23am

PATRICK from miramas, France


27 Feb 2011 8:35am

klauSZ from Kufstein, Austria

.... really great textures with such amazing colors!
really a great theme, very well seen!

27 Feb 2011 8:47am

tataray from france, France

Belles textures.)
Couleurs impressionnantes.

27 Feb 2011 9:20am

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

The closer we look at something familiar, the more unfamiliar it sometimes seems.
Stunning close-up, mystic and wonderful!

27 Feb 2011 9:37am

JCJ from Troyes, France

interesting textures and amazing tones

27 Feb 2011 9:39am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Great capture

27 Feb 2011 11:24am

guillaume from Paris, France

Great idea ! Like it !

27 Feb 2011 11:31am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Superb colours and textures. Lovely bokeh as well!

27 Feb 2011 11:33am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Looks alien! Beautiful though! :)

27 Feb 2011 12:07pm

STEED from Somewhere, France

Nice idea !!!

27 Feb 2011 12:41pm

Frida from Sweden

Creative idea and ice execution.

27 Feb 2011 1:09pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Thanks for the link to the commercial (Amazing). Your shot is excellent for its capture of the textures and the rich color of the tree. Fine image.

27 Feb 2011 1:43pm

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Belles textures et couleurs !

27 Feb 2011 2:55pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Love the colours and composition. This is nice, Jack.

27 Feb 2011 3:47pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

very nice

27 Feb 2011 3:48pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Nicely done Jack! Your pp treatment really enhances the texture here! ;-)

27 Feb 2011 5:10pm

anne fleurent from Bois-le-Roi, France

amazing ! how old trees become sensual arms. bravo, Jack !.

27 Feb 2011 5:33pm

Harry from United States

Very nice. In addition to the lovely color, this photo almost seems 3D.

27 Feb 2011 8:28pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe !

27 Feb 2011 8:54pm

Ioanaz from Bucharest, Romania

beautiful and interestinh shot here!

27 Feb 2011 9:06pm

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Excellent! I love the color tones

27 Feb 2011 9:06pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Wonderful textures effectively friend Jack. I admire the colors of the wood from the trees. Image Maravllosa friend! A hug and many kisses, Adela

28 Feb 2011 12:02am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Great textures and what about that color? A very beautiful image.

28 Feb 2011 12:45am

Sunder from Chennai, India

Superb shot! Nice composiiton, colours and texture...

28 Feb 2011 3:12am

Diane from Hythe, Alberta, Canada

wow, this is a real eye catcher. I'm currently taking an Internet break but because I still need to use my computer for work, all my 'regulars' show up on my Mac screen when there's an update. I saw this and HAD to come comment!

28 Feb 2011 3:46pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Beautiful glow! How did you achieve it?

2 Mar 2011 1:08am

@Anita: i really don't remember all that i did; i don't save the layers. it is an hdr

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

The hdr explains it. Thanks.

8 Mar 2011 7:40pm

@Anita: this is one of the ways that i like to use hdr. the over the top stuff is not appealing to me

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Beautiful and soft work here..i have these tools and they are awesome..i check out your video link..i cried along the viewing of it .... fantastic..thank you

11 Mar 2011 1:59pm