Pond's Lone Survivor

© Michelle Alton

Pond's Lone Survivor

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 10/19/2012 5:30:52 AM

Hi Michelle,Beautiful capture my friend.The only ponds we have out here are called Stockmen Tanks!!!!! #1493217

John Rivera level-classic 10/19/2012 5:49:38 AM

What a beautiful image you captured here Michelle!
A favorite!! #10376201

Val Feldman level-classic 10/19/2012 6:30:26 AM

It's a time when a garden seems to be balanced on the cusp of a soon-to-be change...no longer summer, the colors of autumn over and winter's "knocking on the door"...you captured this transitional stage beautifully and eloquently, Michelle! #10376269

Monnie Ryan level-classic 10/19/2012 6:44:55 AM

Just beautiful and almost mystical, Michelle! Outstanding! #10376289

Terry T. Ruvalcaba level-classic 10/19/2012 10:55:42 AM

looks like a great place to "get away from it all"; nicely captured! #10376595

Mike Clime level-classic 10/19/2012 11:44:51 AM

Nice capture, comp and beautiful light, Michelle! #10376652

Lynne Morris level-classic 10/19/2012 12:29:50 PM

Absolutely gorgeous capture Michelle. #10376701

Ellen Hodges level-classic 10/19/2012 1:12:45 PM

An absolutely beautiful and distinctive image, Michelle!! #10376745

Michael Howe level-classic 10/19/2012 2:02:34 PM

Beautiful image,Michelle!!! #10376787

John Connolly level-classic 10/19/2012 3:01:57 PM

I am impressed with the mood you have captured here Michelle! What a delightful little nook! #10376888

Dayna Cain level-classic 10/19/2012 3:46:03 PM

Peaceful and beautiful! #10376939

Avril Young level-classic 10/19/2012 6:20:19 PM

Beautiful indeed Michelle, wonderful depth and peaceful feel...Gorgeous capture! #10377058

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 10/19/2012 8:40:09 PM

Very beautiful, Michelle! #10377122

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 10/19/2012 10:12:29 PM

What an elegant composition, Michelle! Just love all the lacey textures, the many shades of green, and that glorious light! Beautiful work! #10377166

Brett Dolsen 10/20/2012 2:03:45 AM

Beautiful composition and light Michelle!A great scene. #10377223

Kathy Reeves level-classic 10/20/2012 4:57:54 AM

Soooo lovely and peaceful---beautifully composed. #10377347

Steve J. Schoolcraft level-classic 10/21/2012 10:05:51 AM

Great capture of a nice scene. #10378535

Jeffrey R. Bange level-classic 10/21/2012 7:29:56 PM

Beautiful image and capture Michelle, love the composition, POV, detail and lighting of this picture. #10379040

Neal D. Hatcher level-classic 10/21/2012 9:53:47 PM

Sooooooooo Beautiful-Awesome composition
favorite #10379148

Ken Smith level-classic 10/22/2012 3:58:21 AM

Mesmerizing, Michelle. This turned out really good! #10379290

Liz Bullock level-classic 10/22/2012 3:57:21 PM

Beautiful! #10379980

Emile Abbott level-classic 10/22/2012 4:33:01 PM

A nice get a way capture. #10380049

Joannie M. Bertucci level-classic 10/23/2012 7:52:34 PM

Pure enchantment Michelle! #10381608

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 10/24/2012 5:48:22 PM

Beautiful light & detail on this peaceful fall scene! #10382727

Muriel Jackson level-classic 10/25/2012 3:49:15 AM

Beautiful, peaceful and lovely lighting! #10383203

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 10/30/2012 8:25:20 AM

Oh how enchanting.....lovely capture.... #10394389

Karen Celella level-classic 11/6/2012 6:19:42 AM

Gorgeous, Michelle! #10406778

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 11/6/2012 8:04:10 AM

Outstanding image,Michelle! Excellent work!! #10406904

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 11/6/2012 8:28:32 AM

Fav for me!!! #10406923

Carolyn McIntosh 11/9/2012 7:36:51 PM

Love this . . should be hanging as a canvas . . SOMEWHERE . .

Enjoyed your comment about mere mortals . . something like us with the pyramids. Have not been to Sydney so that is interesting . . #10412128

Daniella Puente level-classic 11/20/2012 11:27:00 AM

The perfect spot :) love it! #10426951

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Description


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The beautiful ornamental Pampas Grass going to see provides one of the last remaining floral displays at the pond in mid-Autumn.
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Another shot from Sayen Gardens.
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(From their website): Frederick Sayen was an avid gardener and world traveler. In 1912 he purchased a 30 acre parcel of land not far from the family rubber mill in Hamilton Square, NJ.

He built a bungalow style home and surrounded it with plants and flowers acquired while he traveled the world. His collection includes species from China, Japan and England, many of which are still flourishing today.
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Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 10/19/2012 5:08:53 AM

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