The Emerald Isle...

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© Wallace Jones
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 23, 2009
TakenAugust 1, 2009
Exposure1/250 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length100 mm
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It is said that there are 40 shades of green in Ireland... I believe it!

I took this picture a few weeks ago from the window of a commercial airliner. I always fly with my camera ready, but rarely do the clouds allow me to capture the beauty of this place from the air.

63 responses

  • Julianna Szepesi

    Julianna Szepesi gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    Wow, it is great!

  • Jean Roger

    Jean Roger said (23 Aug 2009):

    good one!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    Absolutely a birdseye view, terrific, love the colours and shapes of the fields, and the clouds add so much to this shot, superb entry Wallace...

  • Seth Deibel

    Seth Deibel gave props (23 Aug 2009):


  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    The VERY BEST photo I have seen for the theme....fantastic!!!!

  • Renee Cettie

    Renee Cettie gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    so pretty!! great capture of the colors and the clouds provided perfect framing

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    I was told there are over 80 - and this was in 1984. Magnificent photo!!!!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (23 Aug 2009):


  • diana

    diana (Deleted) gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    awesome! an irish patchwork!

  • Joel Mcafee

    Joel Mcafee (Deleted) gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    fantastic image !!!

  • Rusty Katchmer

    Rusty Katchmer gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    Fantastic "patchwork"! The clouds enhance the photo too!

  • stuart s

    stuart s   gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    What a wonderful shot. So much to look and great geometry.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    great capture!

  • Angelo Narciso

    Angelo Narciso gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    very well done!

  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (24 Aug 2009):


  • Heaven Man

    Heaven Man gave props (25 Aug 2009):

    That's amazing Jones!

  • Wallace Jones

    Wallace Jones gave props (25 Aug 2009):

    Thanks for all the comments!

  • Ed Puskas

    Ed Puskas gave props (25 Aug 2009):

    Beautiful shot, nothing like Irish green, great work

  • Lynden Swift

    Lynden Swift (Deleted) said (25 Aug 2009):

    I have to add my voice as well; what a beautiful capture! A pic to be proud of.

  • Tarek Daouk

    Tarek Daouk said (26 Aug 2009):

    great photo... the light and colors are beautiful

  • Erika Pisu

    Erika Pisu gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    how come, living here, I was never that lucky to get a shot like this???

  • Bob Martuch

    Bob Martuch said (27 Aug 2009):

    This looks so familiar. We were in Ireland a couple of months ago. Outstanding shot.

  • Alain Daoud

    Alain Daoud gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    WOW couldn't be better ...niceeeeeeeee

  • Dieter Andreas Sattler

    Dieter Andreas Sattler gave props (28 Aug 2009):


  • Amber Gregory

    Amber Gregory gave props (28 Aug 2009):

    gorgeous! :D

  • Krister Parmstrand

    Krister Parmstrand (Deleted) said (29 Aug 2009):

    Great Photo!

  • Richard Seah

    Richard Seah gave props (30 Aug 2009):

    The view is magical :-) I'd probably get air sick if I just ride on a small plane, let alone try to take photos, lol!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (30 Aug 2009):

    Brilliant capture!

  • Giles

    Giles gave props (31 Aug 2009):


  • Giovanni O.

    Giovanni O. gave props (31 Aug 2009):

    well done!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (31 Aug 2009):

    Love colors seen through the clouds, stellar

  • Vanessa Kubach

    Vanessa Kubach (Deleted) said (2 Sep 2009):

    I love Ireland

  • Alexander Bussey

    Alexander Bussey gave props (2 Sep 2009):

    this is really cool.

  • Digital Incline

    Digital Incline   said (4 Sep 2009):

    Totally Awesome!!!

  • Brad Paro

    Brad Paro gave props (4 Sep 2009):

    Wow!! Excellent!!!!

  • michael arvanitis

    michael arvanitis gave props (5 Sep 2009):


  • Wallace Jones

    Wallace Jones gave props (5 Sep 2009):

    wow! thanks for all of the comments!

  • Thomas Berryhill

    Thomas Berryhill gave props (6 Sep 2009):

    What a lucky break! Great eye to be ready and capture this from a plane.

  • Bentzion Elisha

    Bentzion Elisha gave props (7 Sep 2009):


  • markus zundel

    markus zundel gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    what a document! even the fields shiver golden... beautiful and so true

  • Cory Kraemer

    Cory Kraemer gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    Excellent photo!! Great Job!!

  • Kristina Wallace

    Kristina Wallace gave props (12 Sep 2009):

    this is amazing!!!!!!

  • Olga Campos

    Olga Campos said (16 Sep 2009):

    I am loving this photo.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (15 Oct 2009):


  • George Papachristou

    George Papachristou said (21 Oct 2009):

    Excellent capture!!!

  • Roberto Marin

    Roberto Marin (Deleted) gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    Great visual from the air.

  • Lyana Votey

    Lyana Votey said (19 Nov 2009):

    This image leaves me speechless! Bravo.

  • Yana Edwin Murphy

    Yana Edwin Murphy said (29 Nov 2009):

    Ah, makes me want to visit my ancestors' homeland. Beautiful shot.

  • Kevin Horvath

    Kevin Horvath said (29 Nov 2009):


  • Hannah Wilson

    Hannah Wilson gave props (4 Dec 2009):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (4 Dec 2009):

    De...light...full entry.

  • KristÄ«ne T.

    Kristīne T. (Deleted) said (4 Dec 2009):


  • Lauren

    Lauren gave props (7 Dec 2009):

    amazing image!

  • Wendy Strauss

    Wendy Strauss gave props (9 Dec 2009):

    love love

  • tadas adomaitis

    tadas adomaitis said (14 Dec 2009):

    stunnig colours

  • Natalie Ryan

    Natalie Ryan gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    Very stunning. Incredible colors!

  • Buqing Fabien Xu

    Buqing Fabien Xu gave props (28 Dec 2009):


  • Arline Grant

    Arline Grant gave props (5 Jan 2010):

    WOW! Just WOW!

  • William Garvey

    William Garvey gave props (2 Feb 2010):

    Wow, cool shot. I know where they got the title Emerald. Beautiful!

  • Nicolette de Joncaire

    Nicolette de Joncaire   gave props (3 Oct 2010):

    Beautiful mosaic of greens and yellows from the land of fairy tales. Lovely

  • iseebeauty

    iseebeauty (Deleted) gave props (4 Oct 2010):

    the clouds frame it perfectly, great job

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (21 Mar 2011):

    gorgeous and excellent

  • Jarno Antila

    Jarno Antila gave props (27 Mar 2012):

    You have some really great images here. This one has something special with the light gently shining through the clouds and the interesting shapes of the fields.

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