Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

I had the opportunity to get up to Mount Vernon last night to shoot the tulips. We were lucky enough to have an interesting sky, and although there weren't many fields peaking yet, this field of pink tulips was in full bloom.

 

5D2

16-35 at 16mm

f22 to get the sun star

3-stop reverse grad

  • gred. 4y

    Delightful shots! You produce such beautiful colours
  • Jan Vavruša 4y

    Very impressive! Lovely colors!
  • Russ D 4y

    Gorgeous image because of the comp, fabulous flowers, sunburt, and colorful clouds!
  • Balázs Papdi 4y

    wow... Like in a dream. An instant fave!
  • HUSSAIN_ALASKAR 4y

    Very Very nice work
  • RJ 4y

    Gorgeous colors, great shot!
  • Inge Johnsson 4y

    Very nice. The sunburst is not entirely "natural", is it? It looks a little too defined and at a perfect angle.
  • Kevin Pieper 4y

    Inge Johnsson Inge, I'm not sure what you mean by the perfect angle, but I used exposure fusion and multiple exposures to make the sunstar tighter.
  • Mathieu Bertrand Struck PRO 4y

    A gorgeous image. Love the tulip foreground and the rich colors you got.

    What was the ISO?
  • Kevin Pieper 4y

  • Russ D 3y

    Killer flowers, nice sunburst, killer clouds and light. Everything's great about this image!
  • Caz PRO 3y

    Hi, im an Admin for `Howards Gallery` and would be very honoured if you would consider posting your stunning photo into the Gallery.
    This Gallery is so different than anything flickr has done before, as it is an easy place to belong to and participate, yet you have to have exemplary work to be invited here, and it is my opinion that this wonderful piece here belongs with us ……. I hope you will post this picture of yours with pride into the Gallery..…and we look forward to seeing more of your talent in the future......Kind regards..Caz (A)
  • barnowlterry PRO 3y

    What a wonderful capture love it
  • Stan Hope PRO 3y

    Beautiful image, Kevin.

    Stunning image my friend. Wonderful composition, detail and perfect light.

    Phenomenal shot that deserves to be shown as your skill is so apparent .Thank you for making Howards Gallery richer with your photo as you have made this Gallery truly special with its presence…………Stan

  • Caz PRO 3y

    This shot is just wonderful and deserves to be shown here as your skill is so apparent. Thank you for making "Howards Gallery' richer with your photo, as you have made this Gallery truly special with its presence…………. Just stunning....Caz (Admin)
  • Jen St. Louis 3y

  • skagitrenee PRO 3y

    i live in Skagit, but never made it there. I've seen many pictures so far, but none compare to this beauty..bravo☺

    It is a pleasure to award your special and talented pictured. You have made Howard's Gallery richer with its presence, skagitrenee (moderator)
  • Caz PRO 3y

    Hi, I'm an Admin for this group and i hope you will consider joining our group and adding your photo....your work is beautiful, well done......Caz

    ★Global nature
  • coach48 PRO 3y

    Great work..!!!!!!
    nice capture.!!!!!!!
    complimenti
    coach
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
  • coach48 PRO 3y

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