Entrance to the Secret Garden

© Gary Pope

Entrance to the Secret Garden

September 05, 2009

Whoa, Gary! This gets a first place award and not a single comment????

OK, now I am glad I get to be first. Big congratulations on this work of art. Pure fantasy - with a fantastic result. #1176990

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic December 27, 2009

Beautiful place, capture and colors....well done! Congrats on the win! #8249019

Nancy L. Green level-classic May 15, 2016

This is AWESOME!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #11474504

Dr Silly level-classic May 15, 2016

Wow, awesome, congratulations on your 3 Golds. #11474505

Jane E. Miller level-deluxe May 15, 2016

WOW - Unbelievable image!! Amazing in everyway!! #11474519

Lydia Williams level-deluxe May 15, 2016

Anoher WOW, spectacular Gary...and congratulations on all your gold badges! #11474521

Richard M. Waas level-addict May 15, 2016

Congrats on a well deserved POTD!! #11474522

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe May 15, 2016

Congratulations Gary on the POTD and all the Gold tagged to this beautiful capture! Cheers! =^..^= #11474544

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic May 15, 2016

Gorgeous image Gary, and Congratulations on your well deserved 3 gold badges! #11474580

Teresa L. Brooks level-addict May 15, 2016

Beautiful composition and POV. Congrats on you POTD #11474625

Shirley D. Cross-Taylor level-classic May 15, 2016

Indeed awesome, Gary...congratulations! #11474690

Gary Pope May 15, 2016

Thanks everyone. Nice to get recognition for something I did years ago. I do not do much digital art, but I do love to create special scenes like this from otherwise ordinary images. #11474730

Joy Bello May 16, 2016

Beautiful! Congrats! #11474906

May 16, 2016

Absolutely magnificent Gary. Where was it? I know it's a Secret Garden but would love to go there and dream..... #11474929

Gary Pope May 16, 2016

Thanks Elizabeth. The Laurel trees are in Joaquin Miller Park in the Oakland, California hills, the steps are from Rock City, Georgia, and the garden in the rear is in Piedmont, California. #11474966

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic May 20, 2016

Out of this world, Awesome! #11476370

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).


Bay Laurel trees mirrored.

Exif: F Number: 3.3, Exposure Bias Value: -1.66, ExposureTime: 10/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 4.60 mm, Model: DMC-TZ3

Uploaded on November 14, 2008

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE WinnerBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Gary Pope. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.