This is my entry for the Summer Contest
being hosted by
What summer means to me is escaping civilization, after being cooped up and snowed in for months, and camping out as long as possible (usually until more snow forces us back indoors). If I wasn't able to spend some of my summer in the woods, I think I'd go crazy. I need the complete quiet of nature to recharge my batteries and make me more pleasant to be around.
This was taken in the Great Bear Wilderness in Northwestern Montana.
I'm entering this in the Linking the Seasons contest
, hosted by the Nature Photography and DALinkSystem groups.
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8-7-09 and 9-18-09 - Featured in the UNITED STATES Gallery at RedBubble.
9-21-09 - Featured in the TOP SHELF WILDLIFE AND NATURE ART Gallery at RedBubble.
12/28/09 - Featured in the YOUR COUNTRY'S BEST Gallery at RedBubble.
12-30-09 - Featured in the JUST PURE NATURE Gallery at RedBubble.
1-1-10 - Featured in the THAT ONE GREAT SHOT Gallery at RedBubble.
1-5-10 - Featured in the LIVE AND LET LIVE Gallery at RedBubble.
1-10-10 - Featured in the TOP FAVORITE GROUP at RedBubble.
1-30-10 - Featured in the CONTRASTING PERCEPTIONS Gallery at RedBubble.
3/1/10 - Featured in the MORNINGS & EVENINGS -- SUNBEAMS AND STORMS Gallery at RedBubble.
3/28/10 - Featured in the AMATEUR ART PHOTOGRAPHY Gallery at RedBubble.
4/1/10 - Featured in the MONTANA Gallery at RedBubble.
4/9/10 - Featured as Image of the Week in THE COMPACT Group at RedBubble.
5/28/10 - Featured in the 10+ FEATURES Group at RedBubble.
6/10/10 - Featured in THE WORLD AS WE SEE IT Group at RedBubble.
6/14/10 - Featured in the MADE BY NATURE Group at RedBubble.
6/14/10 - Featured in the CALENDAR SHOP at RedBubble, as the cover for my Photo Impressions 2010 Calendar.
6/30/10 - Featured in the HIGH QUALITY IMAGES Group at RedBubble.
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7/27/10 - Featured in the #1 ARTISTS OF REDBUBBLE Group at RedBubble.
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TOP TEN WINNER in the "Best of 2009", Nature Photography Challenge at RedBubble.
TOP TEN WINNER of the "Serenity" challenge in the "Moody and Evocative" group at RedBubble.
TOP TEN WINNER of the "Comforting Light" challenge in the "Mood and Ambience" group at RB.
TOP TEN WINNER in the "Trees" Challenge, in the All That is Nature group at RedBubble.
SECOND PLACE WINNER in the Mood Lighting challenge in the Hosting Tutorial Class group at RedBubble.
TOP TEN WINNER in the My Favorite Place challenge in the Preserving History group at RedBubble.
TOP TEN WINNER in the June Avatar challenge in the Your Country’s Best group at RedBubble.
TOP TEN WINNER in the One Year Later! Special Challenge!, hosted by the 2-A-WEEK group at RedBubble.
TOP TEN WINNER in the All About the Forest challenge in the Made by Nature group at RedBubble.
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Featured in sametimenxtyr's journal.
Featured in welcometothegray's journal.
Featured in Me-Myself-And's journal.
Featured in fre91's journal.
Featured in Sesh-Fairy's journal.
Featured in the news article, 80 Features.
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