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[*] posted on 12-11-2016 at 17:41
Originally posted by Quaver
Google is our friendkewl_glasses:

Yes, you nailed it.

Some additional FYI: I went back and found the source of this image; and it's by an artist named Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Trautschold (1815-1877); so it's a painting.

One other of his masterful works, along with this one, can be found at:

As noted, there are also other images of his work by doing the usual Google search with his name, and under the "images" is a series of thumbnails with other of his paintings; looks like he was really taken with painting nature in an idealistic way.

On a "related" matter:

For those with killer tomato fantasies/very nasty dreams (you really should be seeing someone) re their replies to this topic, ye olde gray cells recalled a movie from 1978 called-you guessed it, "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes". Even has its very own wiki--plot line synopsis, 'A group of scientists band together to save the world from mutated killer tomatoes'.

[*] posted on 12-11-2016 at 08:43
Google is our friendkewl_glasses:


[*] posted on 12-11-2016 at 08:41
I think it's a painting, not a photo.

[*] posted on 12-11-2016 at 01:47
By the way, in giving credit where credit is due, this photographer, no matter how much Photoshop he/she used post-editing wise, did an outstanding job of mastering the available light. Many, if not most, photo captions have little in the way of verbiage addressing technique, etc.,. There are portable lighting systems (battery operated of course), but the best pixs 'fool' the viewer's eye that only ambient light was used (example: that the little bird is quite recognizable is quite a feat).

[*] posted on 11-11-2016 at 10:31
...in a giant tomato. :D

[*] posted on 11-11-2016 at 04:04
I was thinking more like the Aliens have landed.

[*] posted on 10-11-2016 at 14:09
Originally posted by Katzy
A giant, man-eating tomato, waiting in ambush.


I think it's sunset:)

[*] posted on 10-11-2016 at 10:52
A giant, man-eating tomato, waiting in ambush.

Looks cold, to me. I don't like cold.

[*] posted on 10-11-2016 at 00:53
Wishing I was there, right now

By the way, no real idea, other than a guess, what that reddish area is.