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Paintbrush and Mt. St. Helens


Paintbrush and Mt. St. Helens
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Copyright: steven warnstaff (wahclella) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 45 W: 7 N: 224] (1119)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-07-04
Categories: Flowers
Camera: samsung GX, Pentax 16-50mm 2.8
Exposure: f/22
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2009-07-04 21:45
Viewed: 4515
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Today Peter Borhringer and his son and Godson, Tom Peak and I all toured Mt. St. Helens for the 4th of July in celebration of the fireworks that once lit the sky for many days in 1980. This image is on the Johnston Ridge Trail leading to the Harry Truman Trail that will either intersect with Spirit Lake----or with the trail leading to Loowit Falls nearer the crater itself.
As you can see the wildflowers are at peak, and are spread across the landscape in every direction as far as one can see.
The workshop has an image of Elk just bathing themselves in a small lake below the end of the Johnston Ridge Trail just beyond the shadows in this image,

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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2009-07-04 22:10]

Hi Steven
Great landscape end very sharpness.Congratulation!
Horia

Hello Steven,
Remarkable DOF - both foreground and the mountain are tack sharp. I was there perhaps 10 years ago and wonder if the trees still float on Spirit lake.
Regards,
Greg

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2009-07-04 22:40]

Hello Steven,
A fine well-composed view of Mt. St. helens, the crater after the eruption well seen with the trail in the FG providing excellent perspective and color with the striking red Indian Paintbrush flowers along it.
The dark shadow provides a fine diagional dividing line from the crater.
Thanks with greetings from Sweden,
Ivan

Bonjour Steven,
Cette publication est remarquablement composée avec un chemin qui invite à parcourir et découvrir les plans successifs nettement identifiables par leur texture pour arriver au sujet principal ; il y a aussi cette formidable diagonale qui semble séparée le monde fleuri, agréable et convivial de celui austère des rochers désertiques et de la neige. Très bonne maitrise de la lumière et de la profondeur de champ permettant d'apprécier, au travers de la limpidité de l'air, la finesse des détails et la délicatesse des couleurs.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2009-07-05 4:58]

Bonjour Steven,
Magnifique, vraiment! A place I would like to visit. You show it from an exellent point of view, leading our eye from the path in front to the mountains in the back. How marvellous all these flowers close to the trail. Bravo and thanks for this inspiring shot.
Take care
Anne

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2009-07-05 7:10]

Hi,
Beautiful landscape, fine lighting and composition. Lovely wildflower carpet to enjoy. tfs.
nagraj.v

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2009-07-06 19:34]
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Breath-taking image Steven!!
Beautifully composed with gorgeous colors and eye catching scenery!! Great work!! TFS.
Ron

just beautiful, TFS Ori

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