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Comments (15)

jayzoe on October 11, 2008

Cool Kamaly. Into the cranberries, but why so green on the amp?

jayzoe on October 11, 2008

I mean Map.

kamalyn on October 11, 2008

Thanks, zoe! The cranberries don't actually grow under water. They grow in fields that are flooded to make the fruit float up to be harvested. And once that's done, they drain the field. This place had a festival today, with demonstrations of the harvesting, and tours and rides, including helicopter rides. I'm just beginning to sort through everything, but there's a lot more to post!

diannemcd on October 11, 2008

That is absolutely amazing Kamaly so glad you explained it all, I thought "What the..." when I first saw it. Great photo. Dianne

Inspector H snaps on October 12, 2008

I looked at the first pic first and I know a cranberry when I see a 10 million. I've had a million litres of CJ in my time and I HATE IT!!! Enough said.

Fantastic photo. We have turkey at Christmas but it's not common to have cranberry sauce with it - we just have stuffing and gravy.

kamalyn on October 12, 2008

Thanks, dianne and Helen ! I first realized how cool the flooded bogs look from the air several years ago when I had to fly over them when frequently taking a small plane for business. So I tracked down this opportunity for the helicopter ride. And I put an aerial view of dry cranberry bogs on BnP's page. I'll probably post the more 'educational' shots there.

Jean Gregory Evans on October 12, 2008

Excellent and I see your shadow! Wow!


kamalyn on October 12, 2008

Thanks, jean - it was pretty cool to fly over it, though just a very short spin around over the fields.

Jean Gregory Evans on March 5, 2009

Just had a meal in a restaurant the other day, had turkey and dressing. There was also cranberry sauce. Too bad March isn't a big month for cranberries... or is it?

Still loving this photo!


kamalyn on April 6, 2009

Hi Jean - thanks again! I'm only just getting back to e-mails from when I was on vacation - so sorry so late! (and rats. Wish was still on that vacation!) We'll all just have to wait for another 6 months..I think the only fresh cranberries this time of year would have to be from New Zealand or Chile if they even have them in those places. They have blueberries now, seems they should have cranberries, too. hmmm.

barbarosakpinar on July 12, 2009

Hi kamaly ! İnteresting jop and different crop . Greetings , Barbaros

C. Johnston on December 9, 2009

Very nice, are you in the helicopter?


kamalyn on December 10, 2009

A very late 'Thanks' barbarosakpinar!

And a timely Thanks Cathy ! Yes - this was at a cranberry harvest fair, and they offered short helicopter rides over the cranberry bogs. It was a perfect day for it!

diannemcd on December 10, 2009

Glad to see this one up and running again.

kamalyn on December 12, 2009

Thanks Di !

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  • Uploaded on October 11, 2008
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    by kamalyn
    • Taken on 2008/10/11 15:49:31
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO320
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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