Lunchtime at Gimlet Ridge Overlook

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Comments (16)

Jan de Boer on June 30, 2008

Uf! Nice time to take your lunch and a look at this magnificent Echium vulgare (Viper's Bugloss)! Beautiful landcape as well. Thank you Tom, Regards, Jan

© an Sionnach on June 30, 2008

Nothing but miles of clean air and "emptiness"! Another wonderfully thought provoking shot Tom. Amazing that it's so close to a road!

John

Epi F.Villanueva on July 1, 2008

Very nice shot.Epi

picsonthemove on July 1, 2008

Good composition

Ciao

picsonthemove

José Mª Alvarez Soli… on July 1, 2008

Hi Tom, a beautiful photograph of wildflowers. Greetings from Spain.

Tom Lussier on July 1, 2008

Thank you Jan, John, Epi, picsonthemove and José Mª for your visits and comments.

Jan- Thanks for the name, both latin and common, for this wildflower. Apparently this is a European species that has naturalized in North America. I appreciate your expertise.

Best regards to all, Tom

P.S. The title of this image is derived from the Bombus terrestris, or common Bumblebee, about to land in the middle left of frame. :)

Ian Stehbens on July 4, 2008

It really is a delight to sit down in a warm office, on Friday night and indulge in your photogrpahy, Tom.

Appreciatively,

Ian

Marcello Mento on July 7, 2008

Another fantastic photo Tom. Ciao, Marcello

Hank Waxman on July 7, 2008

Well done!

Tom Lussier on July 7, 2008

Ian - I am honoured by your words. Thank you very much.

Marcello - Thank you for your visit from Sicily and for your nice comment.

Hank - Thank you sir.

Best regards to all, Tom

Pixelbug on July 9, 2008

Way too many NICE shots, Tom, you are making it hard to select just one }:-))) Thanks for posting.... Kal

Tom Lussier on July 9, 2008

Thanks Bruce. I wanted the flower and the far mountains in focus so I used F/22 to accomplish that. Also I was lying on a 45 degree slope to get the angle. I am thankful for your appreciation of it.

Best regards, Tom

Tom Lussier on July 9, 2008

I am sorry I'm making it hard on you Kal. :) Thank you very much for your visit and very kind words.

Greetings from Virginia, Tom

Tom Lussier on July 21, 2008

Thank you Telekomcu.47 for your nice remarks. Greetings to Turkey from the USA, Tom

ryaninva on April 28, 2010

great shot! nice colors!

Tom Lussier on April 29, 2010

Thanks Ryan. I appreciate it. Mid-day sun made this one a challenge. :)

Best regards, Tom

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Tom Lussier
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Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 30, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Tom Lussier
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D300
    • Taken on 2008/06/25 23:40:51
    • Exposure: 0.011s (1/90)
    • Focal Length: 12.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/22.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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