There's almost an optical illusion with this image. Is one looking down the stairs or looking up the stairs?
If one were looking up the stairs, then the flower would be stuck on the riser instead of on the tread. That is what struck me as odd about this image... the perspective.
Thanks, all, for the comments. Much appreciated.
No, we don't have BIG mountains on this side of MT. Rolling hills, plains and badlands aplenty, though. But this image is from Medora, ND, from the overlook where outdoor musicals are performed nightly during the summer.
Where is this wheel mounted, craig? Is it on a barn? Near a hay loft? If so then chances are it is a hay pulley. A rope would be slung over the groove in the pulley to hoist the hay bales into the loft. Its position at the apex of the roof makes me think it was used as a pulley to lift...
Thank you, John. Apologies for the large size, but it is probably the only way to achieve the grand scope of the scene. Actually, that 'road' on the right is the Missouri River. Wish I could have included more of it in the image so it would be more obvious as to what it is. You can see just a...
Too much sky? Not enough sky? Didn't have my tripod with me so had to crop mismatched edges after merging 4 photos. Also is my first attempt using photo stitch software. I have downsized for posting but file is still quite large.
Great catch! Mind if I play around with the contrast a bit?
edited to add: Never mind. Looks like my software can't improve on what you already have. Anyway, good catch of an opportunity that presented itself. :)
Wow! So many gorgeous flowers. Talk about eye candy! I'm loving this theme, Vonnagy. There were quite a few red x's, but was able to see many eye-popping images. I have a few contributions to offer, but they seem meager compared to some of the images I've seen here.
miniature yellow rose -...