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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Crimson

In the bright green forest, this bright crimson decaying tree really stood out!

18 comments:

richies said...

What a beautiful rich photo. We recently spent some time in Oregon and I was intrigued by the moss growing on everything

An Arkies Musings

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

That is really remarkable, such color. It looks to me that the trunk is about to come down.

Jedediah said...

Striking colours. I want to go back to Oregon once more so badly - your blog is a great way to keep my Fernweh (it's like being homesick, but for foreign places) at bay.

Sylvia K said...

Terrific, amazing capture! What great colors! Love the moss and it all does look like Oregon!! Have a wonderful week!

Sylvia
ABC Team

Kim, USA said...

Oh wow this is beyond beautiful!! I wonder how it came out like that. Looks very magical!
Reb Flower

Andy said...

Nice photo. Everything looks undisturbed by mankind.

JoJo said...

Wow that is wicked cool. I've never seen one that red in the forest before!

Carletta said...

The texture conveyed in this image is awesome!
What a great ruby find!

Carletta's Captures

Eryl said...

Absolutely gorgeous, no wonder it stood out! Nothing like a bit of decay to spice things up a bit.

Kay L. Davies said...

SO beautiful. I love the coastal rain forest, and you have captured some amazing reds and greens here.
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

AkasaWolfSong said...

So rich and blood red! What an amazing photo!
You just want to go and sit under that tree, and give it a good, big hug! What power in this ...

photowannabe said...

Truly lovely. Love the contrasting colors.

Tumblewords: said...

Amazing capture!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

It's been decaying for quite some time, as I can see through the trunk!

SEEING RED

Tonight, my dear, I’m seeing red—
Or is it puce or rose?
Whatever’s going round my head
Is tingling all my toes.

My heart, my dear, becomes inflamed
With passion sore ablaze;
Perhaps it is because I miss
Your glowing, crimson gaze.

Whate’er the cause, my face is flushed
Like a ripened cherry,
No longer healthy, but inflamed—
See the vessels serry*?

A certain sanguine aftertaste
Is clinging to my tongue,
For I have kissed your ruby lips—
To which the claret clung.


*serry – (archaic) to crowd closely together

© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Lady in Red

Wanda said...

We don't use the word crimson very much...I like that you did in this amazingly striking photo.

Roger Owen Green said...

way COOL!

ROG, ABC WEDNESDAY team

Dhemz said...

looks awesomely gorgeous....:) great shot!
Visit my ABC: Carabao...Cousins entry as well. Have followed your blog, hope you can do the same. Thanks!

CousinLinda said...

Wow! Great capture!