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Guarding the Valley

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 8 August 2015 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

The flowers guard the valley below. The gray spot in the middle distance is a gravel pit. Later, on the way down, the sound of gunfire rang out as someone was target shooting there.

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Gemma Wiseman from Melbourne, Australia

Those flowers are quite bold and unusual with the mountain valley beyond.

8 Aug 2015 5:04am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Ces fleurs en premier plan blanches et la vue en fond quelle iamge.

8 Aug 2015 5:16am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

This landscape must take to reach the cap, and worship. A good reason to consider how great and important man really is.

8 Aug 2015 5:19am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Bien vu

8 Aug 2015 5:35am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Really a magnificent flowers. Nice composition also

8 Aug 2015 8:05am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Superbe avec cette belle profondeur de champs

8 Aug 2015 8:13am

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

What a vibrant, beautiful view.

8 Aug 2015 8:45am

Devi from Chennai, India

Fantastic !!! Simply enchanting...the white bubous inflorescence here...and the view is superb!!!

8 Aug 2015 10:55am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Yeah they really look guards !

8 Aug 2015 11:24am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love the way you have captured the feeling of the texture

8 Aug 2015 12:45pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A very beautiful composition !

8 Aug 2015 1:14pm

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Exceptional, Steve --- would be gorgeous on a wall ---- The chosen POV its superb as well as the light on the flowers.
Have a nice weekend - kindest regards MN

8 Aug 2015 2:12pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful composition, focus, DOF, colors & lighting!
L O V E L Y !

8 Aug 2015 2:52pm

Don - Slackwater from Spokane, United States

The beargrass makes a strong first item in this landscape. I like how the weather conditions reduced visible things in the distance. A very good picture.

8 Aug 2015 3:02pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Beautifully composed. Fantastic view.:-)

8 Aug 2015 3:05pm

Sam from Chennai, India

What a beautiful scene. Wonderful composition. Love this. :)

8 Aug 2015 4:03pm

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

spectacular !

8 Aug 2015 4:42pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

What a super shot! I love this Beargrass....Great piece here, Steve!

9 Aug 2015 3:05pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France


9 Aug 2015 4:08pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wow, stunning and gorgeous! Awesome view and capture!

10 Aug 2015 12:17am

Diana from Olympia, United States

Spectacular flowers

10 Aug 2015 2:52am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Beautiful setting for these plants.

10 Aug 2015 4:31am

gerard1948 from Spain

I do not know this flower, but it is splendid. Very beautiful composition, the foreground light and the colors are beautiful.

11 Aug 2015 7:45pm