Another shot of the stunning wild flower display in the Langebaan area. Something Lisa (Delpeoples) said in her last critique got me thinking about the genre of photographs I take and upload on TE. I sometimes feel as if belonging to the wonderful site of TE has skewed the photographic path I walk on and I am not always following my creative instincts or working in a way that speaks to my soul (I hope that doesn't come across as being presumptuous). I hope that this shot speaks to you like it speaks to me.
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jjcordier (78388) 2012-10-22 23:18
Une autre très belle photo de ce parterre très fleuri avec vue sur la mer. Quel bel endroit!
Suppiluliuma (3889) 2012-10-22 23:26
Yes, it does.
That has a wonderful flavor of diversity of the nature and peacefulness.
Regarding your note, I guess that's what we all feel sometimes. Everyone makes a choice, often making some compromises.
quovadis (1092) 2012-10-22 23:50
Hi Rosemary !
Yes, your colourful presentation speaks to me, in a loud voice, brings a joy to my soul. Oh, how lovely the view over the flower field is, like in a paradise garden. Thank you for sharing this precious moment !
carlo62 (37938) 2012-10-23 0:05
che gran bella distesa fiorita, il mare è uno sfondo magnifico per completare la panoramica, molto bella la luce ed i colori, una foto ben composta e piacevole.
chrisvek (7001) 2012-10-23 3:11
Wo!So nice variety of colors.Perfect composition and ligthning management.Perfect POV too.Very well done!
Have a nice day
lousat (81566) 2012-10-23 4:08
Hi Rosemary,this place is really fanastic,looks like one of the best private gardens of my village...ehhe..but we haven't the sea..ehhe..spectacular view and perfect exposure,details and colors,magnificent work another time,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
daddo (25519) 2012-10-23 4:30
Hi Rosemary.What a giddy array of colour- paradise for bees, butterflies and a lady named Rosemary. Beautiful composition allowing us a close view and an expansive one. regards. Klaudio.
timecapturer (49288) 2012-10-23 5:13
what an amazing colour show, it must be fantastic to see up close and your shot certainly goes a long way in making us all feel and see the beauty of nature here. It is an idyllic scene and so perfectly captured. If this place does not leave an impression upon you then your soul is wearing ear muffs!! ;-)
Regards - Brian.
COSTANTINO (59219) 2012-10-23 5:16
a flower river full of freshneness and beauty
spectacular view to this landscape,
rich shot with rich details
Sergiom (66129) 2012-10-23 6:05
Quelle belle explosion de couleurs qui semble se prolonger sur toute la profondeur de l'image et qui lui donne beaucoup de profondeur.
marabu61 (9383) 2012-10-23 6:48
Excellent good mood photo with this amazing carpet of flowers. The diversity of plants in the Cape region is simply stunning and your picture is a very good witness to this.
Oh and by the way, I followd your discussion with Lisa about TE influencing your photography. Just keep photographing what speeks to you, it is foremost for yourself and your pleasure you are photogarphin. If you like a photo, so be even if others think differently. I for myself are shooting happely away without ever thinking of TE. If at home I feel that one or the other shot is worth showing here, that is a plus but not my first goal.
have a good day
Nicou (128776) 2012-10-23 8:03
Fantastique iamge et cpatage quel tapis d'orient de fleurs, sueprbe iamge et cpatage fnatastique vue et compo un pastel complet de fleurs, grandisoe iamge.
Bravo et amitié
darkocv (880) 2012-10-23 10:02
great photo full of colors and flowers, i like it
dkmurphys (52131) 2012-10-23 10:32
What a lovely flower field. How great is to be there and enjoy it every day. Great catch, have a nice evening.
cornejo (35061) 2012-10-23 11:12
Hello Rosemary, this is a fantastic picture of a lovely composition with this beautiful meadow full of flowers. With very good pov and good framing, sharpness, depth, good light and color. Excellent and nice job well done, congratulations my friend. Tfs.
Good afternoon and happy week.
Best regards and best wishes from Jerez.
Tigerlily (3109) 2012-10-23 14:14
Ah.. more beautiful flowers.. you put smile on my face,Rosemary.Thank you. It's a bit glumy these days in UK.. it's wonderful to see sun shine and beautiful flowers...Nice evening to you.
bukitgolfb301 (37500) 2012-10-23 14:32
Hi dear Rosemary
Wow lovely shots of wonderful wild flowers. Great panfocus to enable deep focusing to the end. low angle is alos nice. Many thanks for your fresh shot posting.
Takero from Tokyo
InasiaJones (31562) 2012-10-23 15:15
You've been there before me... :-p))
This short period of the year when the nature displays one of its most spectacular magic show in South Africa. I have heard about this phenomenon since I arrived here and I hope to visit this place at the right moment sooner or later.
I think that you have found an interesting angle in order to catch the lake in the background, while choosing a nice array of colours and beautiful selection of flowers for the immediate foreground.
ACL1978 (7511) 2012-10-23 16:58
I can;t imagine anyone that this shot wouldn't speak to at least a little, Rosemary :) Glad to see that you've returned to the flowers here, which seem even more stunning in each subsequent shot. It almost seems like each one has been pulling further and further back, revealing more flowers in more colors than the last. The addition of these rich orange flowers is brilliant! Lovely shot, and by all means, keep posting what you feel - your instincts produce some pretty outstanding images!
kordinator (19854) 2012-10-24 0:52
Spectacular views of this wonderful floral landscape.
Image full of lovely details ,and many rich colors.
Amazing photo job.
abmdsudi (46146) 2012-10-24 1:01
Another magnificent landscape, sea of flowers the longer I see it the more I sneeze! Awesome vivid colors in such an immense depth and perspective. Glorious of colors and I really like the sense of flower power here, Super happy picture! TFS
williewhistler (15377) 2012-10-24 4:25
this is without doubt one of the nicest ways to celebrate Natures glory,with you taking the shot from such a low view point we are able to enjoy all the fabulous colour and details of a whole swathe of wildflowers .
Superbly composed with great vibrancy it`s a stunning photograph.
Kind regards Les.
fabbs99 (16815) 2012-10-24 5:57
The wild flowers blooming by the sea really look stunning.Your point of view is really strong.Very beautiful and compelling view of the field with the flowers all over the place.The DOF, saturation and exposure were managed perfectly. Great work! TFS.
Noel_Byrne (26996) 2012-10-24 6:28
I have to say, that this shot does certainly speak to me too, its an uplifting image that delights the soul. Although I am generally not a fan of flowers, and find myself very rarely shooting them, this would inspire me to change that opinion and try to do it more. The colours are fantastic, and the deep blue sea compliments it wonderfully. Thanks for sharing a very magical image.
All the best
zoomer (6) 2012-10-24 6:35
Hi,a truly uplifting image where the sea of flowers merges with the ocean and above all the limitless sky.Wonderful,all the best,Wolf.
Cricri (110571) 2012-10-25 3:14
Un champs magnifique de toutes ces fleurs aux couleurs variées avec vue sur la mer, un endroit vraiment très plaisant, très belle présentation
Silvio1953 (129220) 2012-10-25 12:33
Ciao Rosemary, fascinating composition with a lot of beautiful flowers, fantastic colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
janraiski (558) 2012-10-26 0:08
beautiful flower field and of course a perfect photo, so colorful, sharpness, depth.
Yes, I like your photos at all.
Angshu (56462) 2012-10-26 1:27
What a wonderful view!! I heard from my sister who stays in Jo'burg that the best time to visit Langebaan & Nam'land is in July- August. Amazing scene really with the variety of wonderful flowers on display (I can identify daisies) & the colours nature paints. I wish I can see this with my own eyes in this lifetime
emka (85097) 2012-10-27 11:38
Hi Rosemary, it speaks to me, even cries :). Fantastic carpet of the colourful wild flowers. The orange ones look like dimorphoteca, I do not know the other ones. It is a pity I had no time enough to see these fields. Gorgeous view.
thebest (4276) 2012-10-29 2:52
Wonderful colours - I like the perspective of this shot - capturing a small section of the sea & sky in the background - it is a very pretty photo.
Excellent colours & clarity.
PecoBud (3824) 2012-10-29 13:45
Rosemary, thank you so very much for your kind words and keeping me and my family in your thoughts and prayers. As I try to get back into the mix of things here on TE, I read the critiques of my last two photos and find it very hard holding back tears. It's nice to have an extended family that hasn't even met me before, which makes you all even that more special to me.
This photo DOES speak to my soul...such beautiful colors and life which breathes happiness into my mind and soul. Simply gorgeous Rosemary, your Mind's Eye is so in tune with Mother Earth.........I love it!!
TFS........Your Friend from California.......Buddy
speedymanu (3587) 2013-02-04 22:34
The low pov enhances the stunning perspective of this flowery carpet. It displays a dizzling variety of shapes and colors yet while retaining some kind of patterns.
Have a nice day,