• Tight sunburst..
  • Centered the sun so the composition would act as a vortex leading in !
  • Backlit exposure hard not to blow out
  • It was a challenge trying to get this in focus as well as the foreground flowers
  • I wish I had a sky with clouds but I didnt so I went as low as possible
  • www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cRn4utf9Pk&feature=related
    happy time !!! - l*aura**

Olympic National Park- Hurricane Ridge

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I recently went up to Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park for the wildflowers and for some reason there was nothing at all. We searched high and low and we found only one patch of glacier avalanche lilies. So far this shot to get something I put the camera on the ground and looked through the Live Viewfinder to position the sunburst right on the petal so I could get the maximum effect from the sunburst - it took me about sixty shots but I got a few..

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  1. ~ Western Dreamer ~ 50 months ago | reply

    Wonderful angle and composition on this shot, it sure stands out in your beautiful stream of images!

  2. givi60 50 months ago | reply

    a dream !!!!

  3. kiril vlahov 49 months ago | reply

    this is aword winning composition

  4. ΞSSΞ®®Ξ 49 months ago | reply

    Amazing! This is a masterpiece!

  5. marcellucray 48 months ago | reply

    inspriring lightning shot...............

  6. Unlimit℮d 47 months ago | reply

    Perfection in a photo, instant fave.

  7. MacyChow 46 months ago | reply

    You have managed to capture the beauty in the world

  8. sunset_man 45 months ago | reply

    Ah, thanks for admitting the many attempts to get this awesome shot. I feel better knowing that not only I have hard time catching these sun bursts

  9. andreinvs 43 months ago | reply

    Fantastic! perfect composition!

  10. g~raquel 42 months ago | reply

    beautiful... this picture was taken in my hometown. Funny thing is, I've lived here all my life, and have only been up to the Ridge a handful of times, this is inspiring me to get up there and look again through my camera, next time!

  11. Touching Light Photography - dnarich 41 months ago | reply

    Gorgeous color and a great perspective on the glacier lillys, the sunstar is fantastic, and you must have been lucky to have had still conditions! Beautiful!

  12. mtngrlkd 41 months ago | reply

    Seeing this makes me very happy - beautiful work!

  13. Kia & Zeno 39 months ago | reply

    Extraordinary :)

  14. lalie sorbet 35 months ago | reply

    I love this shot! :)

  15. LAURA~MATESKY 34 months ago | reply

    Beautiful!! a Happy Hurricane??? ;) I love it!!!

  16. Wesley214 20 months ago | reply

    Beautifully done!!!!

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