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fields of berries

By canadamon  
Hey there, been away from the site for a few days taking pics , we've had some good weather so made the most of it, allthough this is a shot i took a about 5 months ago....
This is a cranberry field that has just been flooded to collect the fruit.....Cranberries are grown on creeping shrubs or vines on the ground in dykes then when they are deep red and ripe the fields are flooded and the berries float to the surface and collected by special machines... Cranberries are the third most valuable crop to British Columbia and as you can see makes for quite the sight....
Hope you like it all the best Damon.....

Tags: Fruit Vancouver Richmond Bc Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Cranberries

Voters: davidsaenzchan, redstag, SKavanagh and 34 more

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Comments


Great picture...very instructive...if you had added some clouds to the sky...

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redstag 11 100 15 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2008 6:21AM
What a strange sight, like the image.
Jon
SKavanagh 9 312 5 England
19 Feb 2008 6:42AM
Superb shot Did i bet you knew where these were when we were over and didnt want me to get a pic Wink well found and captured mate
Steve
JudeC 9 6 3 England
19 Feb 2008 6:54AM
Oh wow! - this is an awesome sight and shot - jude.
GalleryGirl 9 4 2 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2008 7:02AM
Hey that's cool. I never knew that! Mmmmm delicious a field of cranberries... yummy!
Great shot and thanks for the lesson.
Marilyn x
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
19 Feb 2008 7:04AM
A spectacular sight, far from the lingonberries we have

Peter
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
19 Feb 2008 7:39AM
I often wondered how they grew.

Superb capture.

Rock
Bodiewil 9 46 Wales
19 Feb 2008 8:16AM
Wow what a wonderful image and process... Clever

Dave
bayleaf 9 8 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2008 8:16AM
Super Smile

John
luxaeternam 9 21 1
19 Feb 2008 8:18AM
Lovely. I thought it looked very exotic in the thumbnail. I didn't know cranberries didn't grow on trees!
Smile Lucy
EllieEdge 8 15 42 Norway
19 Feb 2008 10:20AM
Amazing! Nevver seen anything like it.
Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
19 Feb 2008 2:31PM
Wow, what a great sight, well done.
Bob
19 Feb 2008 4:32PM
awesome shot..
19 Feb 2008 8:22PM
Most unusual shot it
FeatherFriend 9 38 217 England
20 Feb 2008 12:11AM
Very informative, like the colors.
Geoff
kanu 8 India
20 Feb 2008 9:58AM
Nice shot
20 Feb 2008 11:14AM
Awesome! Love it.
Mac
20 Feb 2008 11:38AM
Wow amazing! I love it
Charlotte
20 Feb 2008 1:32PM
Deserves this RC. Well caught. helen x
20 Feb 2008 8:13PM
Didnt know that..
Patsy
A Booth 14 11 4 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2008 2:36PM
excellent - the composition capture and contrasting berry and sky colours.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
6 Mar 2008 12:37PM
lovely contrast of colours.

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