Enchanted Forest (Muir Woods)

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Comments (15)

David “Pintor” Villa… on November 2, 2008

Great shot.

Bruce MacIver on November 2, 2008

One of the best Muir Woods photos I've seen, good job Marilyn!

Tom Lussier Photogra… on November 3, 2008

Very beautiful composition and capture Marilyn. You can feel the tranquility of the forest in this image. Well done.

Best regards, Tom

Marilyn Whiteley on November 3, 2008

Thank you, David, Bruce, and Tom. Because of the extreme contrasts, I found it a very difficult place to photograph. I'm glad if this caught some of the atmosphere. (This is a merge of three hand-held bracketed shots. Fortunately there was no wind, or I couldn't have done that!) Greetings, Marilyn

Hank Waxman on November 4, 2008

You've really caught the mood of the woods in this one, Marilyn...also the closeness of the area. Wonderfully framed.


John Adamson on November 7, 2008

Lovely shot Marilyn, Beautiful lighting and composition.

Best wishes,John

ai savery on November 7, 2008

A wonderfully restive image, Marilyn. You are inspiring with your bracketing - I will have to play with that. Best, alicia

Ian Stehbens on November 8, 2008

Another of your wonderful "window" images, Marilyn. A natural window.


Marilyn Whiteley on November 12, 2008

Thank you, Hank, John, Alicia, and Ian, for your thoughtful comments. When I think about it, the only hope for composing a photo in those woods is to find a "window" to frame it. And, Alicia, a number of times I've been saved in difficult circumstances by bracketing and merging.


♥ vinicio-1 on November 12, 2008
♥ viny-effetti on November 14, 2008

Marilyn, ieri ti avevo commentato questa bella foto. Ti avevo fatto una interpretazione in **HDR inviandoti questa elaborazione++.

Probabilmente non ci Hai fatto caso. Mi piacerebbe conoscere il Tuo parere.

Un abbraccio. Ciao, Vinicio.

Karen James on November 15, 2008

This looks like light verses shade in this photo Marilyn it reminds me of a forest that I just visited. Youve captured the mood well. Best Wishes, Karen.

Marilyn Whiteley on November 15, 2008

Thank you, Karen. I find it a challenge to capture the mood in places like this, so I'm very pleased that you think I did! Best wishes, Marilyn

Pierre Durand on February 24, 2010

Very nice capture Marilyn in this mysterious forest whis great trees we have not in Europe !! Best regards from France ! --Pierre--

László Pazár on December 17, 2010

Beautiful! (L 1)

Best regards, Laslo

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    by Marilyn Whiteley