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Desert Sunflower & Telescope Peak
I thought this was a nice shot of Telescope Peak which is in the distance. Of course the focal point of this pic is not the peak, but the Desert Sunflower, but the contrast between flower and snow-covered peak is a good one, I think! This was taken in March 2005. The flowers were amazing in Death Valley that spring!

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Bob SihlerYou

Bob Sihler

Voted 10/10

I appreciate your humility, but I'll say it IS a nice shot, a very nice one.

By the way, I read your Kelso Dunes page and was disappointed by the comments made by the low voter, and I agree with the points you made in response. In fact, I am going to do a Eureka Dunes page in the next few days, and I will use similar reasons as yours for posting it. I hope you'll see and enjoy the page.
Posted Oct 17, 2006 1:05 am

tarolRe: You

tarol

Hasn't voted

Thanks for your comments. As I recall this was one of the first shots I posted to Summitpost and I wasn't sure if it was a shot people would appreciate. Glad to see people like it!

It was also disappointing to me to get a low vote, and not for the lack of quality of the page. And I will be sure to visit your Eureka Dunes page!
Posted Oct 17, 2006 1:49 pm

Bob SihlerRe: You

Bob Sihler

Voted 10/10

Right now, I'm leaning toward posting Eureka as an Area/Range page rather than a Mountain/Rock since, unlike the Great Sand Dunes in CO, there aren't any named dunes I know of, and since the SP Create Page defines Mountain/Rock as peaks, crags, walls and boulders, clearly knocking dunes from contention (but that gets us back to whether a dune is a peak-- I guess the lack of a specific name is the basis of my decision). However, I still find it extremely petty what that person did-- she could have registered her complaint in other ways rather than using her vote weight in a bullying way just to enforce her own preferences. And you're right-- it clearly wasn't about the quality of the page. Small, very small.
Posted Oct 18, 2006 1:22 am

tarolRe: You

tarol

Hasn't voted

Not all landforms fall into such neat categories - I think it would be fine to do Eureka Dunes as an area/range or peak - or maybe a custom object?
Posted Oct 18, 2006 3:10 am

Bob SihlerRe: You

Bob Sihler

Voted 10/10

Well, it's up now, right or wrong-- as an Area/Range and also attached to your Death Valley page.
Posted Oct 18, 2006 3:20 am

OlympicMtnBoyWell done

OlympicMtnBoy

Voted 10/10

I applaude your depth perception skills on this shot. One of the best here on Summitpost!
Posted Dec 8, 2006 11:56 pm

tarolRe: Well done

tarol

Hasn't voted

Thank you!
Posted Dec 9, 2006 1:26 am

KerstinWow!

Kerstin

Voted 10/10

I absolutely love this photograph!
Posted Apr 15, 2007 1:05 am

tarolRe: Wow!

tarol

Hasn't voted

Thank you! It's one of my favorites :)
Posted Apr 16, 2007 9:37 am

dai toravery nice

dai tora

Voted 10/10

the clouds are like UFO in the sky
Posted Sep 26, 2007 6:11 am

tarolRe: very nice

tarol

Hasn't voted

Thanks!
Posted Sep 26, 2007 8:00 am

GroundControlBreathtaking!

GroundControl

Voted 10/10

Your pictures absolutely capture me! My husband is always trying to get me to look at this website with him... I've finally got a reason. Thank you for sharing your lovely pictures and perspectives.
Posted Jan 16, 2008 4:54 am

tarolRe: Breathtaking!

tarol

Hasn't voted

Thank you :) There are a lot of wonderful photos on this site!
Posted Jan 18, 2008 9:50 am

Roam Around!!

Voted 10/10

Wonderful composistion
Posted Apr 3, 2008 4:33 pm

tarolRe: !!

tarol

Hasn't voted

Thanks :)
Posted Apr 3, 2008 4:54 pm

mikusGood Shot

mikus

Voted 10/10

A little bit more brightness and contrast would be nice. Superb photo though.
Posted Sep 6, 2008 8:50 am

tarolRe: Good Shot

tarol

Hasn't voted

I generally don't manipulate my photos, that's the scene as it was in real life, but thanks for the comment!
Posted Sep 7, 2008 11:35 pm

mikusRe: Good Shot

mikus

Voted 10/10

The better for you great collection of photos =P
unfortunately even taken with best digital cameras pictures are often far from being realistic ;/
Posted Sep 8, 2008 11:30 am

markmayGreat

markmay

Hasn't voted

Composition
Posted Mar 23, 2010 3:02 am

tarolRe: Great

tarol

Hasn't voted

Thanks!
Posted Mar 24, 2010 10:33 am

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tarolSubmitted by tarol
on Jan 6, 2006 3:35 pm

Image ID: 144259
Hits: 10628 
Lat/Lon: 36.16970°N / 117.088°W
Object Title: Desert Sunflower & Telescope Peak

Image Type(s): Flora, Scenery