This indeed was a delight to see heading down a country road in the Rockton ON area. Actually, I passed this enroute to a car show, but made no bones of returning here afterwards. I have never seen a flower farm before, so this was quite a treat for me to kill time with my cameras. This image was taken with my Nikon D80 and 18-55mm DX lens. Diffused appearance is courtesy of reducing the clarity in Nikon’s Camera Raw software. Rockton is Hamilton’s neighbour to the west, in Canada.

Views and comments always appreciated.

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  • Steven  Agius
    Steven Agiusabout 2 years ago

    Fantastic view well worth the stop over for a few shots there Ron.

  • Many thanks for the compliment Steve…always appreciated. >Ron<

    – sundawg7

  • Rodney Williams
    Rodney Williamsabout 2 years ago

    Unique color. Great image.

  • Appreciate the compliments Rodney. Thanks a bunch. >Ron<

    – sundawg7

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47about 2 years ago

    Delightful indeed! The very essence of late summer/early fall. Beautifully done, Ron.

  • Thanks a bundle for the generous compliments Sheila. Hope they haven’t cut them down yet. I’ll be out that way again Friday and would like to feed them to my cameras again. >Ron<

    – sundawg7

  • Sheryl Gerhard
    Sheryl Gerhardabout 2 years ago

    Gorgeous!!! I am jealous.

  • Thanks so much Sheryl. You can always come over and I’ll take you there. ♥Ron♥

    – sundawg7

  • jules572
    jules572about 2 years ago

    Certainly an eye catching sight Ron. Looks like this may be a potpourri garden…Jules

  • Thank you Julie. You might be right about the potpourri. There were a few varieties of flowers in there, and just found out that Coxcombs are one of them. ♥Ron♥

    – sundawg7

  • Ticker
    Tickerabout 2 years ago

    This is lovely Ron :)

  • Many thanks Ticker…appreciated. >Ron<

    – sundawg7

  • barkeypf
    barkeypfabout 2 years ago

    Excellent Ron, like a painting.

  • Thanks a bunch Paul. The referral to a painting is indeed a compliment. >Ron<

    – sundawg7

  • Sandra Fortier
    Sandra Fortierabout 2 years ago

    Lovelu POV and such great details. I love it! A fave!!

  • Many thanks Sandra for your generous compliments and fave. I hope the flowers haven’t been cut down yet as I intend to return this Friday to obtain more images. This time with some creative endeavours. >Ron<

    – sundawg7

  • NatureGreeting Cards ©ccwri
    NatureGreeting...about 2 years ago

    WOweee Ron!!!! Love, love the cox combs, with the other flowers mixed in!! WOW Again! WHAT A SCENE!!! Your processing amazes me, stunning, its as real as if I were standing here…wish I had of been, but don’t think I could do the justice to it as you did here….So beautiful!! Brilliant realistic processing!! WOW! I LOL!! HUGZZZZ….ps I liked this on FaceBook…let me know if you would rather I remove it , K? Nice work my friend! It rates right up there, for me.

  • A gazillion thanks Carolyn for your generous compliments, your fave, and for providing this image with its first feature…very much appreciated. It would’ve been great if you WERE standing there with me. Oh yeah, thank you too for ID’ing the flowers for me. Not that I know what the others are, but I was really curious about the Coxcombs, as I have other images of them. About Facebook, I don’t mind as long as it’s not in Public mode, as there’s a lot of thieves out there. I really appreciate your support, just don’t want anyone stealing it and then claiming it as their own. Thanks SO much for all the praise and flattery. You’re a real sweetheart. HUGZZZ & XXXXX, ♥Ron♥

    – sundawg7

  • JaninesWorld
    JaninesWorldabout 2 years ago

    What a delightful scene Ron…wish I could see it personally. Nicely captured mate xxxxx

  • Many thanks Janine. How soon can you leave? :)) XOXOXO, ♥Ron♥

    – sundawg7

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