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Old Growth in Winter

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 4 January 2014 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

NEW EMAIL POLICY - I noticed this morning that I have 750 emails in my Inbox; most of them are tutorials, videos, etc., around photography. Am I ever going to go back and look at them? Probably not. I am cleaning house. My new policy is that if I haven't looked at it in a week, into the Trash it goes. I already have way more resources than I know what to do with. I know more than I can possibly use. My intention is to take photographs and to work creatively with them. Whew! I already feel lighter. ( PS - the only way this will work is by being totally BRUTAL, and then consistently brutal. Try it half-way and you are down the tubes.)

NIKON D700 F/5.0 ISO 1600 48 mm (35mm equiv.)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This is really beautiful.

4 Jan 2014 5:42am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Oh, they are such beautiful greens.

4 Jan 2014 5:52am

parviz Falahatkar from Tehran, Iran

beautiful ...!

4 Jan 2014 7:40am

jean pierre from paris, France

jolie palette de verts!! amitiés

4 Jan 2014 8:20am

Florence from Paris, France

I love this ! Fairy wood and trees.

4 Jan 2014 9:31am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I love tones of green of this photo

4 Jan 2014 9:50am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Superbe paysage reposant, magnifique image.

4 Jan 2014 10:50am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

beautiful capture

4 Jan 2014 11:04am

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Très beau sous bois. J'aperçois un chemin où il doit faire bon se promener.
E-mail policy: ce n'est pas de la brutalité, c'est du salut public! Je te comprends tout à fait.

4 Jan 2014 12:32pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5****

4 Jan 2014 12:40pm

Martine Libouton from Genappe, Belgium

Très belle photo!

4 Jan 2014 1:12pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I know what you mean. I don't have that many, but way too many photo newsletters, tuts, etc. that I never find time to go back and read. Love this forest scene.

4 Jan 2014 3:11pm

Graciel.la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

A beautiful photo. And a bad news (750 e-mails). And a good reaction. Well done !

4 Jan 2014 3:12pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel vert quelle forêt et iamge sueprbe captage et image merveilleux.
amitié

4 Jan 2014 3:23pm

Don from Spokane, United States

I like this view in the forest very much. I agree with your house cleaning approach. l finally have made myself to go through all the emails and do all my comments every day with nothing held for tomorrow. This is not a "brag." :-) Be brutal. I like that term for what must be done! :-)

4 Jan 2014 4:12pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Beautiful color and texture in this forest.

4 Jan 2014 4:28pm

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran

Magnificent landscape

4 Jan 2014 5:58pm

tce76 from saint Laurent de Brèvedent, France

Ca change de l'aridité des derniers jours !

4 Jan 2014 8:17pm

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

A beautiful place and amazing landscape. Nice shot.

4 Jan 2014 10:13pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Good luck with your new email policy. You might consider unsubscribing from some sites.
I like this photo. I find it challenging to get a good photo of the woods.

5 Jan 2014 12:17am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

I agree - I have also signed up for too many sites that send daily mail that I just never get around to reading. Another good idea is to unsubscribe or just mark them as Trash and in future they will not come into your Inbox. We have to be cruel sometimes to be kind to ourselves. Have a great day.

5 Jan 2014 12:27am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Very pleasant, yet simple image. Yes, click, click, click delete is the only way to get through the modern world.

5 Jan 2014 4:08am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

I love the processing in this image. The subtle differences in green foliage and lighting on the trunks are very fine. I can't help but think that this image would look superb as a large print. (This is true of most of your images, IMHO.)

5 Jan 2014 6:02am

@Jeff: Thanks, Jeff. I find that I need to print at least as large as 13x19 to get the best results.

L'angevine from Angers, France

superbe aussi ce cadrage de vert

5 Jan 2014 8:03am

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning ! Lovely sharpness and definition ! Excellent capture, with lovely and delightful, fresh, colors. Very nice framing.

5 Jan 2014 10:40pm

Hilde V. Morin from Portland, Oregon, United States

lushious!!! Love the greens with the hint of fog.

7 Jan 2014 5:34am