Painted fields

Painted fields

The blooms were so heavy, the fields looked like they were literally painted. The photo is unmanipulated. Peak bloom in Antelope Valley, CA. Fairmont Butte in the background. Taken 4/13/08.
on Apr 15, 2008 4:06 am
Image Type(s): Flora
Image ID: 396486


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Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Ejnar Fjerdingstad - Apr 15, 2008 11:09 am - Voted 10/10




butitsadryheat - Apr 15, 2008 8:08 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Breathtakingly

Thanks! These hills could be seen from almost twenty miles away. It's a very unique place to visit for two months out of the year.


lcarreau - May 12, 2008 12:43 am - Voted 10/10

Forgot to ask you

Are you aware of the sedative powers of
these poppy fields? Like in the "Wizard
of Oz," when Tin Man, Scarecrow, Lion,
Toto and Dorthy fell sound asleep. Did
you see a lot of folks passing out, or
were they drinking coffee? NICE pic!!!


butitsadryheat - May 12, 2008 12:58 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Forgot to ask you

I'm not sure about the sedative powers, but I was quite relaxed! Thanks


butitsadryheat - Dec 8, 2008 12:40 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Whoa!

Thanks! The hills look as if they are painted. In a good year they are even more intense than this (a mediocre year from what I understand)


TyeDyeTwins - Oct 4, 2009 1:32 pm - Voted 10/10


Yet another masterpiece.


butitsadryheat - Oct 6, 2009 12:09 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: WOW.

Hey Thanks! I'm waiting for El Nino to bring an even stronger bloom this year! Cheers!


BLong - Oct 5, 2009 9:42 pm - Voted 10/10

Nice image

Awesome shot. Looks like fall from a plane! Thanks for sharing


butitsadryheat - Oct 6, 2009 12:10 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice image

Never looked at it that way, but now that you mention it...
Thanks for the kind words. Cheers!

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