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Roadside Beauty

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 3 August 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

I like the rocks as much as the flowers.

“ I always thought good photos were like good jokes. If you have to explain it, it just isn’t that good. – Anonymous

Nikon D700 1/125 second F/6.3 ISO 400 105 mm (35mm equiv.)

Javier from Castro-Urdiales, Spain

Bonita composición.

3 Aug 2012 5:43am

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

very lovely little nook!

3 Aug 2012 6:17am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

It always amazes me that plants only need a small amount of soil to survive, especially in rocky areas.....

3 Aug 2012 6:34am

PATRICK from miramas, France


3 Aug 2012 7:00am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Nicely composed, between mineral & vegetal world.

3 Aug 2012 7:31am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Un joli mariage du minéral et du végétal. Superbe image. Bonne journée.

3 Aug 2012 7:40am

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Another feast for the senses - thanks for sharing!

3 Aug 2012 7:45am

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

wonderful john , very ncie

3 Aug 2012 7:51am

VISU...ELLE PHOTOGRAPHS from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Nice mix plants and stones

3 Aug 2012 8:19am

franz from Baden, Austria

living proof that beauty can be found everywhere ...

3 Aug 2012 8:51am

Doug Hickok from Charleston, South Carolina, United States

I am a fan of rocks, and they are complemented all the more by these colorful blooms.

3 Aug 2012 10:33am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful contrast here Jack! Bravo! ;-)

3 Aug 2012 11:16am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Beautiful composition with the flowers and rocky textures.

3 Aug 2012 11:24am

Soheil from Tehran, Iran

A superb framing ! Very beautiful

3 Aug 2012 11:44am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Wunderbar diese Blumen vor dem Felsen. Schöne Farben.

3 Aug 2012 12:01pm

Kyle from Manhattan KS, United States

Beautiful composition.

3 Aug 2012 12:05pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

great processing

3 Aug 2012 12:16pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A fabulous composition !

3 Aug 2012 12:20pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

I love these little roadside treasures....You were rewarded for taking the time to look at something others would pass by....The mark of a fabulous photographer!

3 Aug 2012 12:21pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Fascinating how the fresh flowers contrast with the aged layers of the rocks.

3 Aug 2012 12:30pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Superbe touffe de fleurs jaune au pied de la roche.

3 Aug 2012 1:24pm

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

They work very well together. Looks very good to me.

3 Aug 2012 3:02pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Beautiful composition of rocks and wildflowers ... delicious and delicate image ... magnificent... Muchos besos y abrazos, Adela

3 Aug 2012 3:07pm

Florence from Paris, France

A beautiful yellow carpet here ! Vibrant.

3 Aug 2012 3:49pm

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Très belles ces fleurs sauvages!! j'aime++

3 Aug 2012 4:00pm

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

L'ensemble est magnifique.

3 Aug 2012 4:26pm

marceline from tournai, Belgium

un jaune lumineux qui illumine ce rocher..

3 Aug 2012 6:07pm

Victoria from Sweden

Beautiful picture!

3 Aug 2012 7:33pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I agree - the rocks have beautiful lines and texture. Nice image.

3 Aug 2012 8:00pm

Anna de Vries from somewhere on Mother Earth, Netherlands

Very nice capture and I love the nature look of it!
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3 Aug 2012 8:46pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


3 Aug 2012 9:27pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal


3 Aug 2012 10:15pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Wonderful composition ... Colors and textures are beautiful !!!

3 Aug 2012 10:22pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Lovely textures in this image. Nice composition.

3 Aug 2012 11:38pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Superb composition! Lovely textures and colors!

4 Aug 2012 12:30am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

All of the elements work together for a great shot.

4 Aug 2012 1:18am

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

nice composition and colors...

4 Aug 2012 3:51am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Simply beautiful.

5 Aug 2012 5:17am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

I like the colors - yellow, rust, earth tones. Well presented.

6 Aug 2012 8:30am