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un yucca, ça dort ? - is he sleeping or what?

Posted by
[email protected] (Granby, Québec, Canada) on 9 January 2009 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

© Gilles Daigneault 2009

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À tous nos visiteurs : merci de vos commentaires !
Visitors: thank you for your comments!

Paco Díaz from Spain

Cette photo me semble une très belle composition et aussi une image magnifique de la neige, très bien illuminée.

9 Jan 2009 6:44am

@Paco Díaz: gilles d. dit merci pour cette belle description !

alain b.

JamesC from portland, United States

Ouch! Very good shot, love the extreme in texture and lighting, wonderful.

9 Jan 2009 7:09am

@JamesC: Thanks James !

alain b.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

He's cold. Wonderful light.

9 Jan 2009 7:13am

@Steve Rice: THX for your visit Steve !

alain b.

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Belle prise. La nature peut aussi se montrer menaçante mais que de beauté dans ces aiguilles sortant de la neige comme pour exister à tout prix malgré le froid. Merci de ton petit mot Gilles.

9 Jan 2009 7:18am

@Marie LC: Au nom de gilles d. merci pour le commentaire, Marie !

alain b.

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

naturalment it sleeps BUT he is garding the terittory! lol

9 Jan 2009 7:32am

@Dimitrios: Thanks for your comment, Dimitrios !

alain b.

zahai from Berlin, Germany

Looks interesting. Certainly not an everyday sight. Nicely spotted.

9 Jan 2009 10:30am

@zahai: Danke für deine Einschätzung, zahai !

alain b.

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Little spots of beauty, good eye .

9 Jan 2009 11:05am

@Ana Lúcia: Thank you for your appreciation, Ana !

alain b.

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

Un yucca ...ça hiberne sous le soleil :composition magnifique ,c'est une très belle photo !

9 Jan 2009 11:14am

@Marie-Hélène Ammor: Merci pour le commentaire Marie-Hélène !

alain b.

standley from Carquefou, France

Superbe composition. Un beau jeu d'ombre et lumière!

9 Jan 2009 11:28am

@standley: Merci Richard, pour ton appréciation !

alain b.

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

What a wonderful spiky shot, beautifully composed

9 Jan 2009 12:11pm

@grouser: Thank you !

alain b.

Rui from Leiria, Portugal

Freddy Kruge is coming from the snow!! :)
Well spotted. Good play of shadow/light.

9 Jan 2009 12:28pm

@Rui: On behalf of gilles d., thank you Rui !

alain b.

Cheryl from Texas, United States

spikey! is this edward scissorhand hiding? nice composure!

9 Jan 2009 1:41pm

@Cheryl: Thank you for your appreciation, Cheryl !

alain b.


« ... is this edward scissorhand hiding? »

gilles d.

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

I've been out in the "teeth of a gale" in my day, but I've never seen snow with teeth before. Really a super shot Gilles.

9 Jan 2009 2:06pm

@Viewfinder: Thanks VF !

alain b.

zOOm from Paris, France

Attention aux pieds ! Une photo qui ne manque pas de piquant ! :-)

9 Jan 2009 2:35pm

@zOOm: Merci Florence !

alain b.

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Sharp and spiky in the soft snow. I would not want to stumble onto that! Ouch!

9 Jan 2009 2:48pm

@Laurie: Thank you !

alain b.

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

A beautiful image of excellent light, shadow and interesting shape.

9 Jan 2009 2:51pm

@Michael Skorulski: Thank you for your comment, Michael !

alain b.

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

C'est là où il faut bien regarder où l'on marche! :O) C'est doux, c'est beau et c'est piquant!

9 Jan 2009 3:09pm

@mo.langel: Merci pour ton appréciation !

alain b.

Daryl from Amagasaki, Japan

That's a very smart shot!

9 Jan 2009 3:58pm

@Daryl: Thanks Daryl !

alain b.

Denise from Tehran, Iran

thats so Creative...
Nicely Done!

9 Jan 2009 4:10pm

@Denise: Thank you for your comment, Denise !

alain b.

Elisa from Massachusetts, United States

like this composition a lot! especially the light!

9 Jan 2009 5:02pm

@Elisa: THX for your visit Elisa !

alain b.

Alphons from Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Special wintercomposition. Simple but clear.

9 Jan 2009 5:39pm

@Alphons: Thank you on behalf of gilles d. !

alain b.

EYES WIDE SHUT from The library of my soul, United Kingdom

The shadow play is marvellous, as is the composition. I wouldn't like to fall on those spikes!

9 Jan 2009 5:43pm

@EYES WIDE SHUT: Thank you !

I like that one !

alain b.

Daniel from Granby, Canada

Cette photo est fascinante ! comme si la nature se transformait pour prendre place sur la dune d'un '' DÉSERT DE NEIGE'' ... Bravo!

9 Jan 2009 5:56pm

@Daniel: Merci beaucoup Daniel !

alain b.

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

So very well seen - and crafted. A beautiful image.

9 Jan 2009 6:40pm

@Stephen Phillips: Thank you for your comment, Stephen !

alain b.

socketless from Canberra, Australia

Beautiful capture! I love the way you frame this shot.

9 Jan 2009 8:15pm

@socketless: Thank you !

I like that one !

alain b.

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is terrific. It looks like some barbaric instrument of torture. I would hate to fall on it.

9 Jan 2009 11:21pm

@Michael Rawluk: On behalf of gilles d., thanks a lot for your compliment, Michael !

alain b.

MJ from Delaware, United States

interesting find.... nice sun and shadow and blueing

10 Jan 2009 12:33am

@MJ: Thanks MJ !

alain b.

Suzanne Labbé from Granby, Canada

Hérisson, punk ? Peu importe, c'est une superbe photo. Bravo.

10 Jan 2009 2:55am

@Suzanne Labbé: Merci Suzanne !

alain b.

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Une photo Piquante et pleine de douceur, bravo Gilles :)

10 Jan 2009 10:30am

@Lorraine: Merci Lorraine !

alain b.

Alain Berger - [email protected] from Granby, Québec, Canada

Bonne fin de semaine !
Have a nice week-end !


10 Jan 2009 2:16pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

We seldom see our wild yuccas with leaves curled like this... great photo.

10 Jan 2009 3:40pm

@Earnest: Thank you for your comment, Earnest !

alain b.

lissa from New York, United States

love the composition especially how the shadows fall

10 Jan 2009 5:39pm

@lissa: Thanks Lissa !

alain b.

Shirin Moosavi from Tehran, Iran

Wonderfully surreal! Love the haunting shadows on the strange looking plant (?).
It's like The Crown of Thorns.
Beautiful :)

10 Jan 2009 9:38pm

@Shirin Moosavi: Thank you for your appreciation, Shirin !

alain b.

[email protected] - gilles daigneault from Granby, Québec, Canada

Merci à tous de vos commentaires !
Thank you all for your comments!

gilles d.

11 Jan 2009 8:58am

Chris Chisu from Seattle, United States

Interesting interplay here. Very clever.Some photographers do think.

11 Jan 2009 2:19pm

@Chris Chisu: I agree whith you, thanks Chris !

I like very much your photoblog !

alain b.

Ricardo from Valencia, Venezuela

Interesting image! great comp!!!

11 Jan 2009 6:30pm

@Ricardo: Thanks for your comment, Ricardo !

alain b.

kiji from valenciennes, France

et c'est rigolo ça! Un hérisson sous la neige ;)

11 Jan 2009 6:38pm

@kiji: Merci kiji pour le commentaire !

alain b.

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Interesting shot! I like the framing.

12 Jan 2009 8:39pm

melodia from ffm, Germany

was für ein spannendes und ideenreiches winterbild!

15 Jan 2009 6:17pm

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, CA, United States

yikes!!! beautiful, dangerous!! a shocking shot -- bravo!!!

28 Jan 2009 1:31am