Jungle: Green

Selected for Google Maps and Google Earth

Comments (11)

Ria Maat on October 2, 2009

That's indeed very green! Still a master composition from you Marilyn! Well done!

Greetings from Ria

Hank Waxman on October 2, 2009

Hi Marilyn. I like this the best of your "Jungle Series" just posted. It feels like your totally encased in the green, and there's no part of the frame that doesn't have something visually interesting going on.

Hank

Marilyn Whiteley on October 2, 2009

Thank you, Ria and Hank. I appreciate your appreciation.

I was pessimistic about the prospects of photographing the rainforest. You know, Hank, and you've probably observed, Ria, that composition is important to me--with strong geometric elements when possible! And in the rainforest, well ... "It's a jungle out there!" Thus I was glad to see that that I could get some images I liked on my one arduous (for me) jungle walk, and I'm pleased that you find them successful.

Marilyn

Mario Escherle, der … on October 3, 2009

Beautiful nature-shot...

Greetings from Germany, Mario

Larry Workman QIN on October 3, 2009

I like the composition, color and contrast of this photo which puts me right into the jungle; I can almost feel it. Well done Marilyn.

Best regards, Larry

Bruce MacIver on October 5, 2009

I second Larry's opinion, thank you for putting me 'right into the jungle', Marilyn -- with-out the bugs, of course!

Happy trails, Bruce

Bryan Bredberg on October 8, 2009

Very nice light and shadow. Great composition.

Looking at that map, you appear to be near a river -- the way it widens, I assume influenced by a dam -- that runs through a completely forested area that is surrounded by towns and farms. Is that green belt a park or preserve of some kind?

Regards, Bryan

Marilyn Whiteley on October 8, 2009

I'm glad I've been able to transport you, Bruce, to a bug-free jungle!! Actually things weren't bad while we were there.

Thanks, Bryan, for your comment. Most of the forested area on the map is the bi-national park that includes Iguazu Falls. The owner of Yacutinga Lodge (where we stayed and where I took this) is passionate about his efforts to safeguard this point of land across from the park in order to provide, as he put it, a corridor. This is a private preserve because of his work.

Greetings, Marilyn

*Natalya* on December 2, 2009

Какие заросли! Отличный кадр!

mr scottyow on January 17, 2010

very nice and good shots..

best greetings, scott

Marilyn Whiteley on January 17, 2010

Natalya, Я огорченн что я настолько медленн в благодарить вас.

Thank you for exploring the jungle with me, Scott, and greetings from Canada.

Marilyn

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 1, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Marilyn Whiteley
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. SP550UZ
    • Taken on 2009/09/13 06:12:34
    • Exposure: 0.025s (1/40)
    • Focal Length: 20.61mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.200
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: -0.30 EV
    • No flash

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