california winter : the pasture

Posted by
DULCIE (Danville, CA, United States) on 10 February 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

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sunstone_maria from California, United States

Beautiful image!!! great composition Dulcie!

10 Feb 2011 6:10am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Not a Spring shot with all those little yellow flowers? Maybe your winter is very different from ours

10 Feb 2011 6:32am

@CElliottUK: It is VERY warm here...I was out today in long sleeves only, no jacket. Some days it's already reached 70 degrees. Cold in the night and morning, though, 45 degrees. Our pear trees are already putting out tiny white blossoms. That is why, with so many places still in snow and rain, I decided to post some California winter shots. (The yellow flowers are mustard plants.) :-)

k@ from Paris, France

I love the sensuality of this image that lifts something within our soul !

10 Feb 2011 6:47am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Lovely shot ! But where is the nude woman running though the flowers !!!!??? Phil

10 Feb 2011 7:12am

@Phil: She had just run out of the frame when I clicked the shutter. ;-)

Véro from Savoie, France

stuning winter colors !

10 Feb 2011 7:26am

Florence from Paris, France

What a clever crop. Effective contrast between this tormented black tree and the almost fluo grass with these yellow flowers everywhere. Well done dear Dulcie, well done !

10 Feb 2011 7:57am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

70 degrees! In February! A comparison with you in your shirt...When I go out today, I will be wearing..t-shirt, shirt, pullover, fleece, thick socks!!!!!

10 Feb 2011 8:06am

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Such a lovely view on this yellow speckled meadow....definitely has a spring feeling to it!

10 Feb 2011 8:47am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Big smiles . . sorry you are having such a harsh winter there !

10 Feb 2011 9:28am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

we feel the spring is coming ;-) love the compo with this beautiful old tree in the meadow !

10 Feb 2011 9:39am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

This winter vision makes me dream... No flowers at all here... rain, cold and just a little sun... :-(

10 Feb 2011 9:46am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States


10 Feb 2011 10:11am

cristoF from montbéliard, France

c'est trés beau ,tout ces point jaunes!excellente photo!bravo

10 Feb 2011 10:50am

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

This is lovely... a sign of things to come! P.S. It's been really warm here too - like a cold spring.

10 Feb 2011 10:52am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Presque déjà le printemps !

10 Feb 2011 10:54am

Mhelene from Paris, France

A paradise ! very beautiful !

10 Feb 2011 11:17am

Judith from Linz, Austria

Nice shot!

10 Feb 2011 12:30pm

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

So much beauty in this image. Bravo.

10 Feb 2011 12:50pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Definitely not the winter we are accustomed to Dulcie! We are still at least 3 to 4 months away from a scene like this! The colours and green grass does however bring a wonderful relief to those us in the snowbound northern climates. Thank you for sharing Dulcie! ;-)

10 Feb 2011 12:53pm

Michael from Chester, United Kingdom

I would sooner have your Winter than ours, it looks lovely. Very pleasant shot.

10 Feb 2011 1:02pm

marci from in, Morocco

beautiful! I think California is a little confused about winter, though?

10 Feb 2011 1:59pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Such a lovely composition with beautiful colors!

10 Feb 2011 4:37pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

so lovely. beautifully done

10 Feb 2011 4:57pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Oh! lucky to have such a great winter! Splendid scenery and superb green and yellows flowers. Nice day.

10 Feb 2011 5:45pm

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

This is gorgeous! ...But you do know we are suffering out here in the heartland, right? (-9° Farenheit / -23° Celsius late this morning)

10 Feb 2011 5:53pm

@MissT: That's why I decided to show California winters...I'm just plain jealous that I can't take beautiful dramatic shots of snowy fields or blizzards or icy lakes !! :-)

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow, what a wonderful shot! I love the perspective and focus and dof. Beautifully done!

10 Feb 2011 8:46pm

Lucca from Cologne, Germany

Like a beautiful painting, very nice.

11 Feb 2011 9:20am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Lovely composition, great colours

11 Feb 2011 9:48am

Jane Forrest from United States

The mustard popping up in this field defines the month in California. Reminds me on some of Vincent VanGogh's art work.

17 Feb 2011 3:37am

1/60 second
ISO 500
450 mm (35mm equiv.)