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Yearning to be Tall

Dug out the ground and set my camera about 6" lower to get this perspective. Shot in the foothills of the eastern Sierras of California in July 2013....
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Dug out the ground and set my camera about 6" lower to get this perspective. Shot in the foothills of the eastern Sierras of California in July 2013.
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Contest Finalist in Up Or Down Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Tall Trees Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Our Amazing Planet Photo Contest xpozer
Contest Finalist in Stunning POV Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Mushrooms Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Above Or Below Photo Contest
People's Choice in Fungus Photo Challenge
Winner in Awesome Mushrooms Photo Challenge
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My Best Capture Photo ContestTop 20 class
My Best Capture Photo ContestTop 30 class week 1
Up Or Down Photo ContestTop 10 class
Up Or Down Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Low Vantage Points Photo ContestTop 10 class
Low Vantage Points Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
Low Vantage Points Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Look Up Photo ContestTop 20 class
Look Up Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Tall Trees Photo ContestTop 10 class
Tall Trees Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Our Amazing Planet Photo Contest xpozerTop 10 class
Our Amazing Planet Photo Contest xpozerTop 10 class week 1
The Nature Lover Photo ContestTop 10 class
The Nature Lover Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
The Nature Lover Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Stunning POV Photo ContestTop 10 class
Stunning POV Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
Stunning POV Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Subjects On The Ground Photo ContestTop 10 class
A Low Vantage Point Photo ContestTop 10 class
A Low Vantage Point Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Mushrooms Photo ContestTop 10 class
Mushrooms Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Strong Foregrounds Photo ContestTop 10 class
Strong Foregrounds Photo ContestTop 10 class week 3
Strong Foregrounds Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
Strong Foregrounds Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Celebrating Nature Photo Contest Vol 3Top 10 class
Celebrating Nature Photo Contest Vol 3Top 10 class week 2
Celebrating Nature Photo Contest Vol 3Top 10 class week 1
Fish Eye And Wide Angle Photo ContestTop 10 class
Fish Eye And Wide Angle Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Fields and Forests Photo ContestTop 10 class
Fields and Forests Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Celebrating Nature Photo Contest Vol 2Top 10 class
Celebrating Nature Photo Contest Vol 2Top 10 class week 1
Above Or Below Photo ContestTop 10 class
Above Or Below Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
Above Or Below Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
The Creative Landscape Photo ContestTop 10 class
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Monthly Pro Vol 28 Photo ContestTop 10 class
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The Creative Landscape Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
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Getting Creative Photo ContestTop 10 class
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27 Comments | Report
JenniferEaton
 
JenniferEaton September 07, 2016
This is perspective is fanatastic!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography September 17, 2016
Thank you, Jennifer! Private messaged you on how it's done. Thanks, David
LAGIORDANO Platinum
 
LAGIORDANO September 17, 2016
This is an amazing photo. At first, I couldn't make it out. Wow!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography September 17, 2016
My first thought on naming it was "Land of the Giants", but thought that would be hard for some to understand. Thank you for the feedback. Cheers, David
nornots Platinum
 
nornots September 22, 2016
Amazing perspective.......
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography September 22, 2016
Thank you, sir!
ladyvet PRO
 
ladyvet October 05, 2016
Love the POV on this one, David. Great composition.
LeeBennett
 
LeeBennett November 02, 2016
As everyone has said below, this POV is fantastic. Really great shot! How did you do it?
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography January 02, 2017
Thank you Lee. The "How" is in the description.
thunderlake PRO+
 
thunderlake December 18, 2016
Congratulations on your creative eye!! Excellent photo..
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography January 02, 2017
Thank you!
RuiFarinha_Photography
 
RuiFarinha_Photography December 18, 2016
Amazing perspective and photograph, the idea was very good! Congratulations! :)
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography January 02, 2017
Thank you and I appreciate your feedback.
Broum
 
Broum December 18, 2016
congratulations on your win, well deserved,
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography January 02, 2017
Appreciate your time in informing me. :)
FeatherstonePhotography PRO
 
FeatherstonePhotography December 18, 2016
Congratulations on your win - awesome perspective!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography January 02, 2017
Thanks so much!
denisenewman
 
denisenewman January 02, 2017
Loving this photo - original and quirky :)
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography January 02, 2017
Thank you Denise for your feedback!
denisenewman
 
denisenewman January 02, 2017
Just saw you won a challenge with this shot - not surprising ... congratulations!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography January 02, 2017
Denise, thank you for the kind words. Cheers, David
Stellasview
 
Stellasview January 07, 2017
Congrats! Genius shot!!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography March 16, 2017
Thank you Stella for your comments and views!
adavies PRO
 
adavies January 07, 2017
Fantastic! Congrats! Love the pov...really well done! :)
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography March 16, 2017
I appreciate you views and comments - thank you!
say1962
 
say1962 January 12, 2017
The work you did to get this shot paid off. This is amazing
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography March 16, 2017
Appreciate your feedback and likes/views. Thank you.
doubleplay PRO+
 
doubleplay February 07, 2017
amazing pov!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography March 16, 2017
George, thank you for the views/feedback.
jackiestewart_5475
 
jackiestewart_5475 March 07, 2017
Wow. Awesome
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography March 16, 2017
Thank you Jackie for your likes and thoughts!
bindilouwho
 
bindilouwho March 16, 2017
This is an amazing shot ... well done!!!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography March 16, 2017
Appreciate your views and likes. :)
Fujiguy PRO+
 
Fujiguy April 11, 2017
Love the POV. A creative mind visualizes the image and follows through to get the shot. You nailed it!
David_Blakley_Photography PRO
David_Blakley_Photography April 11, 2017
Thank you, sir. Appreciate the candid remarks. :)
podesta
 
podesta May 25, 2017
Awesome capture
Laureli PRO+
 
Laureli June 15, 2017
Incredibly unique angle. . . you have such a creative mind! I would have been too busy deciding if those were boletes! Honestly, I just love this photo . . . it's pure inspiration for me. Thank you for sharing it.
joybello PRO
 
joybello January 10, 2018
Awesome dof, and perspective!!
sweetpea72
 
sweetpea72 May 28, 2018
This is hella amazing..Congrats! 😊
barbararybolt
 
barbararybolt October 11, 2018
Brilliant!
sayram
 
sayram October 18, 2018
very interesting
derxphoto
 
derxphoto January 20, 2019
U great))!!!
RoseFirePhotography
 
RoseFirePhotography July 12, 2020
This is an absolutely beautiful shot, well done!
yersacaltara
 
yersacaltara Jan 31
i love take photo of mushrrom and this one is very inspiring :) ill try this perspective next autumn ! this is awsome.
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