The stem of this yucca cactus in my neighbor's garden in Saudi Arabia is more than 3 meters high. It seems to have doubled in height in the last two weeks.
nice shot , interesting composition .
20 May 2008 5:32am
@Saeed: Thank you, Saeed.
interesting angle. I think this is the time of year for everything to just shoot up and grow, grow, grow. Great shot.
20 May 2008 5:41am
@Marion: Thank you, Marion.
Wow, this is so cool! Great angle.
20 May 2008 6:08am
@e.: Thank you, e.
Wonderful angle and perspective! I find it such a shame that after the stem blooms the plant then slowly dies...
20 May 2008 7:37am
@ManuelaR: Thank you, Manuela. And for the added information.
very graphic and striking image. great use of silhouettes.
20 May 2008 8:35am
@Rhys: Thanks, Rhys. I appreciate that.
I would say it's an Agave; an interesting and unusual shot, very graphic - I like it!
20 May 2008 8:47am
@MadScientist: Many thanks, MS. You could be right on the name. The owner called it a Yucca but wasn't sure. I checked on google for images of Yuccas and they looked like this. Again, I'm no expert.
20 May 2008 8:55am
@Ina: Thank you, Ina.
Wonderful angle! Well done.
20 May 2008 10:12am
@Betty: thank you, Betty.
Cool composition and angle! To tell you the truth i've never seen a cactus which was higher than 1m.... >.<"
20 May 2008 10:32am
@Koushiro~光子郎: Many thanks, Koushiro.
Silhouetted so perfectly in this shot; I like the angle you've used also. Almost gives a surreal impression of shattered glass along the spikey edge.
20 May 2008 11:22am
@Viewfinder: Great comment. thank you, VF.
Tripping the light fantastic, un vrai coup, beautiful ;)
20 May 2008 11:45am
@Lorraine: A great poetic comment. thanks, Lorraine.
3 meters... and that is only the beginning....! Great angle Michael.
20 May 2008 12:38pm
@Observing: Thank you, Mike.
I like the graphic quality of the shot! Without your explanation.....this could be so many things!
20 May 2008 1:11pm
@Japanalia: I agree. Thank you, Gabriela.
Very good. The hard, sharp, leaves of the yucca against a sweet sky with tonalities going smoothly from almost white to deep blue.
20 May 2008 1:20pm
@António Pires: An excellent comment. Thank you, António.
Looks like a modern church with these shadows. A nice shot.
20 May 2008 4:45pm
@Calusarus: Yes. it has that church look. Thank you, Calusarus.
Very good image, realy good angle
20 May 2008 5:05pm
@Alun Lambert: Thank you, Alun.
20 May 2008 5:50pm
great prospective....nice capture
20 May 2008 6:38pm
Very good compo this spiky picture!
20 May 2008 7:25pm
@vu@granby - Gilles Martineau: Thanks, Gilles.
Beautiful composition, Michael ... love that flash of white light on the right and the silhouettes of the spikes ... almost looks evil?!?!?
20 May 2008 7:43pm
@Ron: Perhaps so. thank you, Ron.
Great backlight shot. The angle is exceptional!
20 May 2008 8:30pm
@standley: Many thanks, Standley.
Nos photos d'aujourd'hui, bien que fort différentes, ont toutes 2 du "piquant" !! 0-)
20 May 2008 9:17pm
@Evelyne Dubos: Oui je conviens. Merci, Evelyne.
This is a bird's eye view ... or maybe a worm's ... VERY GOOD!
20 May 2008 10:07pm
@Judy: A worm's view. Thank you, Judy.
I hate the plant, but LOVE the photo. Unique perspective!
20 May 2008 11:42pm
@Tracey: Thanks so much , Tracey. Great comment. the challenge is always to make the ordinary more interesting.
Goodness, that is one big plant! a great natural abstract image Michael.
21 May 2008 1:02am
@MaryB: Thank you, Mary.
Neat shot - a great idea and executed flawlessly. Great lighting and colors....
21 May 2008 1:20am
@Chris: Thanks so much, Chris.
Awesome angle. i really think that it seems so cool and abstract.
21 May 2008 3:22am
@Rags: that's a kind comment. thank you, Rags.
That is amazing. It looks like some medieval weapon.
21 May 2008 5:11am
@Michael Rawluk: Interesting interpretation. thanks, Michael
Well done!! great composition, I like background tones.
21 May 2008 5:44am
@Arash: Thank you for visiting and commenting on my work, Arash.
Lines and shapes nicely framed.
22 May 2008 6:37pm
@Luis A. De Jesus R.: Thank you, Luis.
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