Last Year's Grass

© Cary Rogers

Last Year's Grass

Uploaded: July 02, 2008 10:14:22


Some stalks of wild grass on the hillside. Shot in afternoon light, with a gentle breeze. 52mm, F/3.5, 1/500 sec. ISO-64

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/5000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 64, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 51.50 mm, Model: DSC-H1


ALLEN O. HOWARD July 02, 2008

The detail is awesome! Well done. #953373

Anna Diederich July 02, 2008

Very cool! #6132864

July 02, 2008

Great fined! Fantastic details. #6132957

Cary Rogers July 02, 2008

Thank you for your wonderful, supportive comments, Allen, Anna, and Zana~! (from A to Z) :-) #6133590

Janet Daniel July 03, 2008

Exceptional detail, lighting, & dof, Cary! Well done! #6137082

Cary Rogers July 03, 2008

Hi Janet~! I appreciate your kind comments...thank you! #6137933

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic July 06, 2008

I find this really beautiful; somewhat soothing. I love the beautiful glow-y green dof against the crisp, golden grasses. To me, the graceful curves of the grass make this image a real stand-out.
Great capture, Cary!
Blessings, Lisa♥ #6145856

Cary Rogers July 06, 2008

Thank you so much, Lisa! It's nice to hear when someone "connects" with the same thing I "saw" and tried to capture. There was a bunch of dried wild grass stalks on the hillside, but this grouping really caught my eye, because of those distinct curly tops. I also have an "abstract" version that "I" really like (Backlit Wild Grass), but the thumbnail size doesn't do the details "justice." ;-)

Thanks again! #6146069

Janet McNeil level-classic August 21, 2008

Congratulations, Cary!! Good luck in round 2!! #6344249

Stephanie Frey August 21, 2008

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, Cary! #6345427

Janet Daniel August 21, 2008

Congratulations, Cary! #6345854

Cary Rogers August 21, 2008

Thank you, Janet M, Stephanie, and Janet D~~! ...and CONGRATS to ALL this month's FINALISTS!! Best of LUCK to you all! #6346701

Daniella Puente August 22, 2008

Wonderful, congrats!!! #6350534

Mitch Spence level-classic August 22, 2008

Wonderfully lit and detailed. Congratulations, Cary. #6351857

Eivor Kuchta August 22, 2008

Wonderful capture, Cary! The curved grass really stand out. Congratulations on your finalist, and good luck in the next round! #6352194

Wendy Moghadam August 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist-and I love the other version too #6353305

Cary Rogers August 23, 2008

Thank you so much, Daniella, Mitch, Eivor, and Wendy~! I appreciate it! #6356769

Dennis Gay September 01, 2008

G'day Cary,

It takes a good eye to pick out a little scene like this from all that is around you and you have chosen a good one here.
I like the sinuous lines and feathery detail of the grass and the stepped up structure of the stems.
I am very happy to note there are no intrusions nor amputations and that there is a nice space around the subject.
The lighting and exposure is very good, focus is nice and sharp, the depth of field has created a very nice bokeh, contrast is pleasing and the colours beautifully natural.
Good work that man and a most worthy finalist.

Dennis #6394075

Cary Rogers September 01, 2008

Hi Dennis, and thank you for all your comments and positive feedback! #6395952

Gaurav Mehra September 11, 2008

Perfect!!! #6440373

Cary Rogers September 11, 2008

Thank you for coming by and commenting, Gaurav....I appreciate it! #6441791

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