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Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 6 March 2012 in Plant & Nature.

I enjoyed the way the Cottonwood trees caught the morning sun along Oak Creek.

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Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

The light and colors are really lovely Steve! A beautiful picture!

6 Mar 2012 5:30am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Beautiful light and colours!

6 Mar 2012 5:43am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

I have not seen before like that. The picture shows a fine balance of light and color.

6 Mar 2012 6:16am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Like a beautiful impressionist painting

6 Mar 2012 6:33am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Lovely frame

6 Mar 2012 7:26am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Jolies teintes ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

6 Mar 2012 7:32am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

nice shot
Have a lovely day

6 Mar 2012 8:18am

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

Amazing bleached effect on those select leaves, brilliant photo !~

6 Mar 2012 8:37am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A glorious freshness to this . . air to breathe, space to enjoy !

6 Mar 2012 8:39am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Beautiful shades of green.. wonderful shot

6 Mar 2012 8:51am

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Light and delicate colour, good contrast against the blue.

6 Mar 2012 9:09am

GJC from Kyoto, Japan

Indeed. And against such a beautiful sky as well.

6 Mar 2012 9:12am

Z from Shanghai, China

really enjoyable lights and colors. so clean and beautiful

6 Mar 2012 9:19am

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

Beautiful composition and colors. I like the blue sky in the background

6 Mar 2012 9:27am

Veronique from France, Switzerland

beautiful light in the trees top

6 Mar 2012 9:51am

Florence from Paris, France

I can ear the branches blown by the wind up there... i love the sound of the leaves throught the wind... what a lovely sound. I really en joy the brightness of your shot Steve.

6 Mar 2012 10:05am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

The trees create a wonderful array of lines through the frame here, Steve.

6 Mar 2012 12:10pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

une belle vision que cette diagonale arboricole !

6 Mar 2012 12:31pm

Riccardo from Rome, Italy


6 Mar 2012 12:41pm

Diana from United States

How bright and lovely. Great capture.

6 Mar 2012 12:50pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Super captage des ces beaux arbres avec de la fuyance et ce spelnidde vert.
belle journée

6 Mar 2012 12:54pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

A beautiful composition with superb light !

6 Mar 2012 1:30pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful play of light and shadow in this well composed shot! Well done Steve! ;-)

6 Mar 2012 2:26pm

Kiki from Ambert, France

I open my window because this beautiful light in branches is going to attract heaps of birds !

6 Mar 2012 2:30pm

Don from United States

The dark branch above is positioned just right to make the contrast very vivid. A fine shot.

6 Mar 2012 3:25pm

Navin Harish from Noida, India

Great shot

6 Mar 2012 4:07pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Very lovely sunlight striking the tops of the anticipation of a beautiful day ahead...great shot and atmosphere!

6 Mar 2012 4:18pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

The transition form dark to light is lovely !

6 Mar 2012 5:34pm

tataray from france, France

Couleurs et lumière très très belles)

6 Mar 2012 6:22pm

Kala from United States

Gorgeous light in this image!

6 Mar 2012 6:34pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautifully composed as this shot is framed with trees that are in the shade, which really helps make the cottonwoods true standouts here!

6 Mar 2012 6:42pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Nice play on the light and shadow. Nice scene!

6 Mar 2012 6:51pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

a fine balance of light & shade.. nice shot! :)

6 Mar 2012 7:55pm

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Pretty, here I can see Palms:)

6 Mar 2012 9:00pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

wow splendid

6 Mar 2012 9:34pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Amazing lighting and great colors !!! Beautiful photo.

6 Mar 2012 9:41pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

The lighting is wonderful.

6 Mar 2012 10:12pm

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

beautiful photo, you can see clearly all layers of the forest. a treat for the eyes. a kiss. Alejandra =)

7 Mar 2012 12:02am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

very nice

7 Mar 2012 1:00am

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

preciosa luz y composicion!

7 Mar 2012 1:06am

Jojigirl from Badian, Philippines

clear crisp, nice!

7 Mar 2012 1:18am

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States


7 Mar 2012 2:46am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Yes - delightful filtered light with the fine leaves of the canopy.

7 Mar 2012 12:14pm

franz from Baden, Austria

beautiful colours ... again!

7 Mar 2012 6:30pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful shot. Beautiful shades of green and great light. :)

8 Mar 2012 7:59am