Salt Twigs Floating in an Island of Blue by A.M. Ruttle

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The intense blue contrasted with the white, and the reflection in the water caught my eye. Taken in central Wyoming. Canon 40D, Canon 100-400mm IS lens, f11, 1/320, focal length 320mm, Manfrotto tripod, Markins ballhead. No filters. Views 717 and Faves 33 as of 11 April 2011, thanks for dropping by!

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- Featured for a Challenge, May 2012
- Hosting Tutorial Class, March 2010
- Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends, March 2010
- Colour and Light, March 2010
- Canon DSLR group, September 2009
- Light and Reflection, March 2009
Thanks so much!

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Wildlife, wild places, wild light… mountains, the ocean, the sky… ahhhhhhhl. Breathe deeply as you look into these images.

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  • Chuck Wickham
    Chuck Wickhamover 5 years ago

    The rules of this group say…EQUIPMENT USED TO TAKE THE PHOTO. Submissions without this information will be rejected.

  • Gina Ruttle  (Whalegeek)
    Gina Ruttle (...over 5 years ago

    Floating in a sea of blue. Delicious! The color jumps off the computer screen. Thanks for sharing this image.

  • Thanks for your great message and for favoriting this, whalegeek!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Gisele Bedard
    Gisele Bedardover 5 years ago

    Stunning …love it!!!

  • Hi Micmac, thank you; very nice compliment since you have such a great eye, and way of weaving the memories into your images with your writing!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • KSkinner
    KSkinnerover 5 years ago

    Very well done

  • Thanks, KS, for the feedback and for adding this to your “faves”!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Tempe
    Tempeover 5 years ago
    • Congrats on your feature in Light and Reflection, lovely image of the perfection in nature. Well done. love the simplistic lines and the beautiful crisp forms.
  • Thanks so much for your “perfection” and “simplistic lines” praise! I’m so excited about the Feature!!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • jim270
    jim270over 5 years ago

    Gorgeous blue and superb reflections. Congratulations on your feature.

  • Thanks so much, James! I’m delighted by the Feature!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Gina Ruttle  (Whalegeek)
    Gina Ruttle (...over 5 years ago

    Congrats on your feature! Well deserved.

  • Hi whalegeek, high praise from you with all your great work!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Carol  Lewsley
    Carol Lewsleyover 5 years ago

    Stunning Capture congrats on your feature. carol

  • Hi Carol, glad you like it too; thanks for stopping in and the congrats!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • phil decocco
    phil decoccoover 5 years ago

    quite exquisite in every way!! simple, yet powerful in that simplicity….miraculous blue, yet humble! A treasure.

  • Ooh, love the “exquisite” coming from you with YOUR great eye for color, Phil! Your comment is making my day!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Jenni Tanner
    Jenni Tannerover 5 years ago

    Simplicity at its best, great image :-)

  • Hi Jenni, thanks so much for your great comment!

    – A.M. Ruttle

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