Sunken Garden - Butchart Garden by Yannik Hay

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  • 8th Placement in Classic Example challenge in A Garden somewhere on 2013-06-22
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  • Featured in Beautiful BC on 2012-10-20
  • Featured in Artists Universe on 2012-09-29
  • Featured in A Place To Call Home on 2012-09-13
  • Featured in AMERICAS~RURAL, URBAN, WILD AND FREE on 2012-09-13

This is my favourite garden at Butchart Garden, the Sunken Garden. This is just breath taking.
Butchart Garden is my favourite garden of all the gardens I have visited.

Location: Sunken Garden – Butchart Garden, British Columbia, Canada
Date: 2012-09-07
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 100
Shutter : 1/160 sec
Aperture Priority: F/2,8
Metering Mode: Evaluative
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: EF16-35mm f/2.8L II USM@35mm
Lightroom 3
Photoshop CS5 32 bits for Mac – Camera Raw 6.7


garden, summer, green, flowers, trees, shrubs

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • MarieG
    MarieGabout 2 years ago

    !!!!!! Yannik…c’est trop drôle…Je suis présentement àVictoria…et nous sommes sur le point de nous rendre à Butchart Gardens pour y passer la journée!!!!!!! Superbe image…ça me donne encore plus le goût de visiter!!!! Je t’en donne des nouvelles! Nuageux et seulement 17 degrés ici! Bonne journée! ;0)))

  • Wow! On quitte présentement Vancouver et on s’en va à Whistler. On a failli se rencontrer. Bonne visite et amuse-toi bien :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Robin Webster
    Robin Websterabout 2 years ago

    Gorgeous Yannik! So lush and beautiful!

  • Thank you very much Robin for all your support :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Morag Bates
    Morag Batesabout 2 years ago

    Such a pretty place, beautiful shot!

  • Thank you very much Morag for all your support :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeabout 2 years ago

  • Thank you Audrey :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 2 years ago

    Gorgeous capture! I can see why it is a favorite.

  • Thank you very much Bunny for all your support :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandabout 2 years ago

    Super colour here.

    Clicking the banner takes you to the group….please enjoy it.

  • Thx a lot Derek :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • sethworx
    sethworxabout 2 years ago

    Excellent and superb capture.

  • Thank you very much for your visit and kind comment. All the best :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Lisa Knechtel
    Lisa Knechtelabout 2 years ago

    You and I were here a week apart. Isn’t it breathtaking when you round the corner and then THIS opens up below you? I loved the gasps I heard as I was composing my shot (not uploaded yet)

  • Oh yes, I totally agree with you! Thank you very much Lisa for all your support :)

    – Yannik Hay

    JUSTARTabout 2 years ago

    beautiful shot

  • Thank you Sylvia :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Vitta
    Vittaabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful work!!!

  • Thank you very much Vitta and for favoriting it :)

    – Yannik Hay

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