Six Mile Marsh Mallows

© Michelle Alton

Six Mile Marsh Mallows

Uploaded: May 29, 2015 | Entered: May 29, 2015 17:53:02


When I was working in New Jersey, I traveled the NJ Turnpike for 40 miles each way. At one point I saw this roadside wildflower meadow on the right and determined to pull over and photograph it. According to my GPS the field was six miles from my destination. It took me many days to be in the right position to pull over, and finally I did. On the road shoulder I could feel the earth shake when the 18-wheelers rumbled by. But I persevered and survived. The shot was beautiful enough but I recently manipulated it using a TOPAZ filter which filled the entire frame with the meadow.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 73.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D


Jeff Sielski May 29, 2015

Great capture Michelle! #1619357

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe May 29, 2015 1

What a delightful scene, Michelle! Beautiful bright colors, wonderful effects. Real treat for the eyes. #11310362

Guy D. Biechele level-classic May 29, 2015

Beautiful color and pattern, Michelle! #11310368

frank w. degenhardt level-classic May 30, 2015

I love that you tell the story behind the picture as we all have put ourselves out to get that picture we want so bad, and its fun to know that we can enjoy even more what it took. Love that you got this one, the way that you filled the page with its beauty, the colors so pretty. Love that title and what a gorgeous six miles it is. Love it Michelle. #11310513

John Connolly May 30, 2015

Beautiful wildflowers and you succeded capturing and presenting it beautifully Michelle! #11310564

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 31, 2015

Beautiful floral and thanks for stopping to take this and share with us, Michelle. #11310949

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic January 17, 2016

Wonderful image filled with the beautiful wild flowers! #11424128

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