Puddles of Perfectly Putrid Pollen!

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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedMarch 22, 2012
TakenMarch 22, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/500 sec at f/6.3
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Focal Length200 mm
ISO200
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Susan and I got out and washed her Honda van this afternoon. The collected puddles of pollen from both the van and on the driveway were truly disgusting. Looks like toxic waste!

24 responses

  • Gary Cole

    Gary Cole (Deleted) said (22 Mar 2012):

    Yuck!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (22 Mar 2012):

    Different for sure!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (22 Mar 2012):

    It sure makes a cool abstract though.

  • Carol Dandrade

    Carol Dandrade gave props (22 Mar 2012):

    My sentiments exactly! But interesting shot anyway.

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton gave props (22 Mar 2012):

    Agree with Regenia. You found beauty in the yuck :-)

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (22 Mar 2012):

    Actually it is rather unusual...If you turned it horizontally it resembles some kind of a sea creature in the white area and with all the p's you used to describe it you could add pretty to the list:)

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (23 Mar 2012):

    good form of liquid......yes it looks like toxic waste

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (23 Mar 2012):

    wow, where have you and Susan been with the van, Don? Cool abstract, though.

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (23 Mar 2012):

    Packin' the pollen! As bad here in North Florida, Don. Am going to be pressure washing the Florida room soon.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (23 Mar 2012):

    A beautiful composition Don!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (23 Mar 2012):

    It makes for a very interesting photo, but I know how disgusting the pollen count is. It's bad here also and they recommend we wear hats with brims to keep pollen off of our face and to wash cars, etc. Love your title!

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt gave props (23 Mar 2012):

    Wonderful Don!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (24 Mar 2012):

    In fact, the puddle is disgusting, but the color effect and photographic composition, deserves to be applauded for your insight.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker gave props (24 Mar 2012):

    who knew that putrid pollen could be so beautiful!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (24 Mar 2012):

    Darn it Donald you even made perfectly putrid pollen look all Claude Monet.........

  • Melissa Valencia

    Melissa Valencia gave props (24 Mar 2012):

    But, what beautiful toxic waste! Another great shot!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (25 Mar 2012):

    I love it! Great lighting, composition, textures, DOF!

  • Kaki J. Luitjens

    Kaki J. Luitjens said (25 Mar 2012):

    Wow, that sounds gross. Neat comp :)

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (25 Mar 2012):

    amazing isn't it? Great shot, Don

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (26 Mar 2012):

    But the comp colours and shapes are lovely...

  • Griff Johnson

    Griff Johnson gave props (26 Mar 2012):

    Nasty! But an interesting abstract...well spotted!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (28 Mar 2012):

    lol at Shirley's comment.. she's right, putrid never looked better!

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (28 Mar 2012):

    beautiful photo!!

  • Daniel Forero

    Daniel Forero said (12 Jun 2012):

    How does it smell?

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