Pond's Lone Survivor

Uploaded: October 19, 2012 05:08:52


The beautiful ornamental Pampas Grass going to see provides one of the last remaining floral displays at the pond in mid-Autumn.
Another shot from Sayen Gardens.
(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.

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


Robert R. Goodman October 19, 2012

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

John Rivera level-deluxe October 19, 2012

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

Val Feldman level-classic October 19, 2012

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 October 19, 2012

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

Terry T. Ruvalcaba October 19, 2012

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

Mike Clime October 19, 2012

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

Lynne Morris October 19, 2012

Absolutely gorgeous capture Michelle. #10376701

Ellen Hodges October 19, 2012

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

Mike R. Howe October 19, 2012

Beautiful image,Michelle!!! #10376787

John Connolly October 19, 2012

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

Dayna Cain level-classic October 19, 2012

Peaceful and beautiful! #10376939

Avril Young October 19, 2012

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

Barbara Waldoch October 19, 2012

Very beautiful, Michelle! #10377122

Rona L. Schwarz October 19, 2012

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 October 20, 2012

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

Kathy Reeves October 20, 2012

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

Steve J. Schoolcraft October 21, 2012

Great capture of a nice scene. #10378535

Jeffrey R. Bange October 21, 2012

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

Neal D. Hatcher October 21, 2012

Sooooooooo Beautiful-Awesome composition
favorite #10379148

Ken Smith level-classic October 22, 2012

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

Liz blahh October 22, 2012

Beautiful! #10379980

Emile Abbott level-classic October 22, 2012

A nice get a way capture. #10380049

Joannie Bertucci level-classic October 23, 2012

Pure enchantment Michelle! #10381608

Katherine Kuhn October 24, 2012

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

Kate Jackson October 25, 2012

Beautiful, peaceful and lovely lighting! #10383203

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe October 30, 2012

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

Karen Celella November 06, 2012

Gorgeous, Michelle! #10406778

Ujjwal Mukherjee November 06, 2012

Outstanding image,Michelle! Excellent work!! #10406904

Colette M. Metcalf November 06, 2012

Fav for me!!! #10406923

Carolyn McIntosh November 09, 2012

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 November 20, 2012

The perfect spot :) love it! #10426951

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