Butterfly and Flowers
by Jason Ertel

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Image Description/Story


Although I was born in New York City, I've called New Jersey my home for all but that first year of my life. Many feel the need to venture away, even if just for their college years. I, on the hand attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick, "...on the banks of the old Raritan". Now, with a family, I have settled in the heart of central NJ, right off of exit 8 on the NJTPK. I have driven the roads and have seen the myriad of sites that New Jersey has to offer, but I do not think I was able to fully appreciate it all until I took up the art of photography. I believe the idea behind this pursuit is rather simple, to capture a fleeting moment for others to assimilate. However, until you stop along a busy highway, as cars zoom by, just because the clouds make for a fantastic backdrop to an old farm house or walk all the way across a rural field, simply to capture the flowers in bloom, it can be difficult to take the time and actually experience what is all around us. But these things can be experienced right here, this is why New Jersey is called the "Garden State".

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  • Camera: Camera Model: NIKON D50
  • Focal length: Focal: 26 mm
  • Aperture: Aperture: f 11
  • Exposure time: Exposure: 1/250 sec
  • ISO: 200
  • Capture date: Capture Date: 2006:08:20 09:49:23

Comments (32)


  • I love the colour saturation. Its rich but real. Great color.
    Andrew @ 2006-08-25 15:04:02
  • This is lovely. A stunning contribution to Project New Jersey.
    Laurie @ 2006-08-25 20:38:03
  • This is a gorgeous shot. The DOF, the colours, the composition, everything. Fantastic!
    Stardog Champion @ 2006-08-25 21:05:55
  • Love the colour here.. Nice use of depth of field too.. Works really well..
    Ian @ 2006-08-26 05:51:49
  • Excellent shot! I love these full colours.
    Wolfgang @ 2006-08-28 13:12:31
  • Beautiful colors and image!
    ANO @ 2006-08-28 18:24:13
  • Love the color contrast here.. very beautiful
    Shazeen Samad @ 2006-08-28 18:32:58
  • Nice saturated colours, but what I like are the blurring and sharpened areas!
    Donncha O Caoimh @ 2006-08-29 02:20:31
  • great light and colors...and composition...i really like it...
    Marius Muscalu @ 2006-08-29 14:43:31
  • I just like it.
    Pavel @ 2006-08-30 15:13:14
  • Nice rich colors… I love it
    SmileTO @ 2006-08-31 02:06:02
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