Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Saturday Afternoon Walk, Jerusalem Hills

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Israel is celebrating its 62nd Independence Day today (Tuesday) and we're off barbecuing and stuffing our faces on delicious salads celebrating with friends. While we do that enjoy this shot taken this past Saturday near Dina's home in the Jerusalem Hills.
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47 comments:

kaye said...

simply beautiful Robin

Dina said...

Hi Robin. It is really interesting how you and I were in the same places together on Shabbat but you saw and photographed things I never even saw. You are so artistic.

Mojo said...

That breathless silence you hear is me being wordless. This is amazing.

Janet said...

what beautiful bokeh!~

Titanium said...

I gasped. I exhaled slowly and just breathed this one in. It makes me sad and happy at the same time- inexplicably.

Jasmine said...

As always, your pictures are beautiful.

I am hosting the May Day Edition of Festival of the Trees. If you are posting any tree pictures this month I would be happy to include your post. Let me know xxJ

Daryl said...

Love it .. what effect or action or whatever its called did you use?

Robin said...

It's fairly close to the SOOC shot but I did desaturate it a little and add a subtle texture. The bokeh was already there though.

moneythoughts said...

Nice shot. Very nice.

I posted my email address on your blog the other day.

Have a joyous celebration. Happy 62nd!

angie said...

Spectacular in such a refined way!

Heckety said...

This is only beautiful!

LaughingLady said...

Oh wow! That's exquisite!! Incredible!

caite said...

an interesting effect.

Rocks said...

Very beautiful..such a nice effect :) I wish I had the talent of taking good pictures like you!

Robyn Jones said...

Oh WOW! I love what you did with it too!Great job!

amanda said...

Absolutely beautiful picture!

I'm a full-time mummy said...

Beatiful shot! Thanks for sharing! Happy Wednesday to you from Malaysia! :)

Red Lotus Mama said...

Simply gorgeous! My favorite photo this WW by far.

Happy WW! I posted a slideshow of the sunflowers my daughter planted for Earth Day. You can watch them grow: http://tinyurl.com/y6tbko4

anymommy said...

This is SO gorgeous.

dianne - bunny trails said...

Wow, Robin! That's an absolutely stunning shot!! :D

Sukhmandir Kaur said...

What a beautiful delicate blossom. I can almost sense it's fragrance mmm...

Stan said...

A beautiful spring picture. Well done.

Beth F said...

Beautiful -- the depth of field is just right and it carries a feeling of peace.

Wishing 4 One said...

Great shot. Happy WW.

Auntie E said...

How stunning. I love those shots.

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Mariposa said...

Lovely shot. :D Beautiful flower too.
Happy WW!



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Jenelle said...

So pretty! I love it.

Laura Hegfield said...

beautiful photo Robin!

Susan Adcox said...

You should enter this one into a photo contest. It would be sure to win a prize. Exquisite!

Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) said...

That is absolutely gorgeous!

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This Belle Rocks said...

Beautiful photo! Happy WW!

jayayceeblog said...

What an elegant photo. It almost looks colorized on b&w. Gorgeous shot!

Andrea (ace1028) said...

Such a pretty shot. Love it. So "still" .. for lack of a better word. :)

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jsimplylive said...

Simply breathless. Thanks for sharing.

Susan said...

This is just beautiful. Gorgeous!

catsynth said...

Beautiful flower. I like the colors.
Happy independence day!

Sara Sophia said...

For some reason the simple shot of that flower so touched my heart. My husband is Jewish and it has been his lifelong dream to visit Israel. Thank you so much for sharing this beautiful moment of your day.


Sara Sophia

Rachel said...

Absolutely beautiful.

I am so blessed that I found your blog.

~Rachel~

Calico Crazy said...

Wow, simply stunning! ~ Calico Contemplations

Brenda said...

Such a beautiful picture, you did a great job.

Minnesota Mamaleh said...

lovely shot and (sounds like) a lovely day celebrating! btw, i *love* the crossed out lines. i woke up my poor husband as i laughed out loud at them! :)

Glennis said...

Delicately beautiful. relly special.
Don't know how you do the crossed out words, they are funny!

Jientje said...

This is so delicate, I absolutely love this one!

shibori girl said...

I scrolled down, saw this photo and it grabbed my heart and squeezed it tight. I know it's trite to use the word "beautiful" but, there is no other word...

Thank you for posting such loveliness for us all to share!

Kate

happily retired gal said...

What an amazing capture ... just breathtakingly beautiful! It's been a long time since I've visited ... I'm way behind with everyone and am glad you make your entire post available in your reader. Your vacation photos are marvelous and I enjoyed the COLORFUL flowers in Dublin. Sorry to hear about your 'lay off' ... I'm sure it's worrisome and stressful ... I pray it leads you to meaningful, satisfying sustaining employment elsewhere.
Hugs and blessings,

Suzi Smith said...

this is so beautiful... and thats an understatement!