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Barbs and Shadows

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 12 June 2010 in Plant & Nature.

Big Bend National Park, Texas.

SONY DSC-F828 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 64 51 mm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

When I first saw it I thought it were fishes in a aquarium... silly me ;) Nice shadows on this dangerous looking plants. Well done ! Have a nice weekend Barbara :)

12 Jun 2010 7:40am

@Tamara: Thanks. I guess it is a little bit abstract. ;-)

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

heyyy.never seen such thin' before..really interestin' for me

12 Jun 2010 8:59am

@The MaJor: Thanks.

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Well spotted and captured. Oh, I hope you have more from Big Bend. What a wonderful place it is.

12 Jun 2010 12:10pm

@Judy: Thanks, Judy. Yes, Big Bend is a wonderful place. I have posted one other shot from there, and it is one of my favorites. It is here.

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Beautiful composition Barbara! Love this creative style, color and detail! Do you know the name of this plant? Is it in the Cactus family? Nice shot!

12 Jun 2010 1:25pm

@Wild Mustang Photography: Thanks Pam. Sorry, but I do not know the name. It is in the cactus family for sure.

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Very nice.

12 Jun 2010 1:50pm

@john4jack: Thank you, Jack.

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

This is really great- I love the stark prickly feeling I get!

12 Jun 2010 3:43pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Outstanding Barbara! 5-stars!!! Bravo! ;-)

12 Jun 2010 3:50pm

The Big Guy from Regina, Canada

Great focus and nice DOF. Well done Barbara.

12 Jun 2010 6:02pm

Patricia (✿◠‿◠)❤ from Brecht, Belgium

Wow this is beautiful, awesome, nice colors

12 Jun 2010 6:39pm

cristina from Barcelona (Catalunya), Spain

wooww dan un poco de miedo estas plantas!

12 Jun 2010 7:24pm

Paul from summerside, Canada

Nice one

12 Jun 2010 10:53pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Never seen or heard of ..for me they first look like those fly eating plants..are these in the cactus family...intriguing..

14 Jun 2010 5:49am

1/250 second
ISO 64
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