Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Serenity Now

Deep in the shade garden amongst the hostas at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Serenity now! Follow the path to to the bench overlooking the hosta glade. Relax, take in the beauty of the shade garden, serenity now.

For more relaxing bench shots, please see this site;
Exposure: 0.033 sec (1/30)
Aperture: f/2.8
Focal Length: 50 mm
ISO Speed: 100
Exposure Bias: 0/3 EV

Babooshka from RAMSEY DAILY PHOTO Sent me this Arte y pico award . Thank you Babooshka.
1. You have to pick five blogs that you consider ‘deserving of this award for their creativity, design, interesting material, and which contribute to the blogging community, no matter what language they are in’.
2. Each award has to have the name of the author and also a link to his/her blog to be visited by everyone.
3. Each award winner has to show the award and put the name and link to the blog that has given him/her the award itself.
4. The award winner and the one who has given the prize has to show the Arte y Pico blog so that everyone will know the origin of the award.
5. To show these rules.

Maya Photography
Evry Daily Photo
A Little Piece of Me
D.C. Confidential

Just copy and paste the rules above, copy, save, and paste the pic award above Ramsey Daily Photo on the right, go pick your five.


  1. congratulations for the award! and today's picture is so ncie, and cool... we are expecting over 38 C today again...

  2. wonderful shot and congrats for this award

    I wish you a great summer

  3. You certainly chose a beautiful location and spot to photograph. I like this example.

    Patty and I will be celebrating 53 years of marriage on July 12th. Think of it as a long-term relationship.

    I have invited bloggers to offer suggestions on a gift for me to give Patty and the list would not be complete without your ideas.

    Abraham Lincoln
    Brookville Daily Photo

  4. Thanks so so much! I'm off to run errands but will comply with my posting responsibilities later. Again, thanks!

  5. Nice shot and I enjoyed the bench blog as well. Congrats on your award.

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  7. félicitation pour ton award et merci de m'en donner un, cela fait plaisir.
    Bien vu ta photo du banc, je trouve que les bancs sont vraiment très photogéniques.
    congratulations for your award and thank you give me one, it is fun.
    Although seen your photo of the bench, I think the benchs are very photogenic.

  8. A lovely scene. A nice place to sit and take a break.

  9. Congrats on your award! I do like this image and yet again it's titled so well.

  10. Oooh, just saw this! Thank you so much!! And, congrats to you. I'll put this on my blog tomorrow and figure out which 5 to represent!