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Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 16 September 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

On Whidbey Island, there are stretches of madrone trees along the side of the road.

NIKON D300 1/125 second F/8.0 ISO 400 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

fereshteh. from Iran

wow !
Excellent shot...

16 Sep 2011 5:32am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Like this close-up, lovely textures... almost abstract !

16 Sep 2011 5:33am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

beautiful shot

16 Sep 2011 6:30am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Very impressive colors!

16 Sep 2011 8:29am

Victoria from Sweden

Very nice picture and beautiful colors. :)

16 Sep 2011 10:46am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

A GREAT GREAT TEXTURE.... and shot ! 5*

16 Sep 2011 11:01am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Glorious colours and textures! Well done Jack! ;-)

16 Sep 2011 11:31am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Beautiful abstract of nature! Superb image, Jack.

16 Sep 2011 11:35am

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands


16 Sep 2011 12:06pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful rich color and tones, nicely shown the peelling on this bark! Great shot!

16 Sep 2011 12:20pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Very beautiful !!

16 Sep 2011 1:06pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Magnificent shot of the bark ... I didn't know the name Madrone, but Arbutus, yes.

16 Sep 2011 1:20pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Madrone is the North American naming of the genus.

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

I've never seen this tree before. Beautiful bark

16 Sep 2011 1:39pm

@CElliottUK: It makes very nice tea.

Photographs by M.E. from San Francisco, United States

exquisite colors and details!

16 Sep 2011 1:59pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Great capture! Beautiful abstract! Superb colors!

16 Sep 2011 2:36pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Superb picture friend Jack ... excellent texture. I am excited about the textures of tree bark. Editing is a dream ... a hug... y muchos besos amigo! Adela

16 Sep 2011 2:56pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine detailed image with notable processing. The result is a spectacular image.

16 Sep 2011 3:37pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Cool texture detail.

16 Sep 2011 4:25pm

PATRICK from miramas, France


16 Sep 2011 4:37pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Never seen this !!!!!!! Wonderful composition. 5 *. Good day.

16 Sep 2011 4:45pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Madrones are so beautiful! No one even knows what they are back this way ;-) I have never seen such a unique and up close and personal view of one Jack...Loveley ;-)

16 Sep 2011 6:58pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Wow, these trees are lovely. I love the colors. Beautiful picture!

16 Sep 2011 8:24pm

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

Beautiful colors and structure in this interesting tree! Great capture Jack!

17 Sep 2011 3:18am

sunstonemaria from California, United States

beautiful colors, texture, great composition!

17 Sep 2011 4:13am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wow ! Great art by nature !! You captured it nicely.

17 Sep 2011 11:12am

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

wonderful texture and color! amazing your find, brilliant framed!

17 Sep 2011 1:15pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Almost an abstract in beautiful, intense colors. Love it.

18 Sep 2011 9:22pm

Morris Taub (momo) from Montpellier, France

love this Jack...luscious color, and even more luscious abstract forms...incredible nature...

19 Sep 2011 4:18pm

Susan from Sausalito, United States

A wonderful wonderful image. That deep red bark which I thought at first was a flower. 5+

19 Sep 2011 4:41pm

Philou04 from Manosque, France

Stunning shot, great colour and texture. Nice capture and compo.

20 Sep 2011 7:44pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

wonderful !

20 Sep 2011 8:39pm

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

love this one!

21 Sep 2011 6:28am

Hilde Morin from Portland, Oregon, United States

This looks so real! I keep looking at it and wanting to touch.

3 Oct 2011 3:55pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

lovely tones and textures! bravo

4 Oct 2011 10:41pm