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Spring is Upon Us

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 23 February 2012 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Flowers are popping up all over our neighborhood.
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AWAY - Today we leave for several days in the Portland area. Tonight we will go to "An Evening with Jay Maisel" (the superlative New York photographer). On Friday and Saturday, we plan to take in the Columbia Gorge, the Japanese Gardens, and the riverfront. Saturday night, we will go to the symphony; Itzhak Perlman is playing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. And then Sunday, we go to Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood. Home late Monday.

NIKON D300 1/60 second F/6.3 ISO 400 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Beautiful light in this marvelous scene!

23 Feb 2012 5:33am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Halleluja! And a beautiful shot!

23 Feb 2012 5:44am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Merveilleuses fleurs et bouquet superbe maco ces couelurs, cette finesse, sueprbe.
Belle journée

23 Feb 2012 6:01am

rem_la from Villiers, France

de belles couleurs !

23 Feb 2012 6:18am

Javier from Castro-Urdiales, Spain

Preciosas flores!

23 Feb 2012 6:20am

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Et oui, le printemps approche!

23 Feb 2012 7:06am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Wow, that is a jam-packed itinerary. Good for you, and I am sure we will be many photos richer because of it....just like springtime...bring it on !! :-)

23 Feb 2012 7:11am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A season that everyone looks forward to. Magnificent shot, these flowers are a delight. Nice trip, soon.

23 Feb 2012 7:38am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Super frame with the dislodged stamens just hanging on.........

23 Feb 2012 8:32am

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

A stunning close-up of these beautiful flowers, the colors are truly amazing.
Sounds like a wonderful but jam-packed itinerary. Have fun!

23 Feb 2012 9:05am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Lights and colors of spring service. A well-edited exquisite image! Best regards y muchos besos, Adela

23 Feb 2012 9:52am

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

nice detail and processing...

23 Feb 2012 9:53am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I'm jealous of your spring!

23 Feb 2012 11:52am

PATRICK from miramas, France

5****

23 Feb 2012 12:17pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice PP !

23 Feb 2012 12:38pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Gorgeous painterly style that melts into the bokeh!

23 Feb 2012 1:13pm

Phil David Morris, 2012 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

That magnificent swirling technique is magical here in the background of this work.
Photo shopped to perfection, so truly beautiful !~

23 Feb 2012 2:04pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Your amazingly creative treatment makes this splendid impression dreamlike!:-)

23 Feb 2012 2:26pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Great detail in your flowers!

23 Feb 2012 3:11pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

hope so, in Austria the winter is still present! great colors and looking forward to warmer days! ;-)

23 Feb 2012 3:39pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente color y detalle!!

23 Feb 2012 3:46pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

very pretty

23 Feb 2012 4:55pm

Slackwater Don from Spokane, United States

I like the detail and the beautiful, rich color of these flowers. Nice job of shooting.

23 Feb 2012 6:04pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Very beautiful and I like your "emulsion running" effect.

23 Feb 2012 6:27pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Very beautiful composition ! Almost a painting !

23 Feb 2012 6:58pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful soft spring colours Jack! Nicely captured! ;-)

23 Feb 2012 7:23pm

franz from Baden, Austria

another painterly image with rich colours and lovely patterns !

23 Feb 2012 8:19pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & beautiful!!!

23 Feb 2012 8:27pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Wonderful colors and deatails !!! Great shot and nice treatment ..

23 Feb 2012 9:16pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Très jolies fleurs et superbe composition .... compliments pour cette jolie photo

23 Feb 2012 11:04pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Beautiful composition, softly! Lovely flowers!

23 Feb 2012 11:31pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Eye-catching processing with the wavy backgrounds. Great colors as well. I am jealous of your flowers as I watch snow fall here.

23 Feb 2012 11:40pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Hooray for spring flowers. Not much around here yet.

24 Feb 2012 1:36am

LauraS from Chico, United States

Spring already???!!! It sounds like a wonderful trip you are making. Enjoy it, every minute, Jack.

24 Feb 2012 3:59am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

love the processing

24 Feb 2012 4:00am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Lovely blossoms.

25 Feb 2012 2:30pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Great shot,colors and details...spring already....

26 Feb 2012 10:55am