|Copyright: John Stewart (jstewart)
|Date Taken: 2007-09|
|Categories: Rain Forest|
|Camera: Nikon CP 8800|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2007-10-06 22:19|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Exploring the forest and some open areas early in the morning after a frosty night I came across this colourful arrangement. The hairy plant (it was about 12 cm across) is a young Common Mullein (Verbascum Thapsus). These grow to about a metre or more tall and in their 2nd year have yellow flowers. The leaves are typically hairy and here these hairs have been decorated with frost. Lying on top is a triplet of wild strawberry leaves.|
I used my macro. Post-processing - I darkened and blurred the background to get it "out of the way" so that the plants would leap out of the image at you. As is my usual wont, I also used levels, hues and sharpening on the image.
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This Mullein looks great with the little red plant growing through it.
Obviously there was nothing for the frost to stick too,as the smaller plant was smooth,with one of the 'furry' fibres of the Mullein.
An excellent shot.
Excellent combination of colors. I like the frost with red.
great artistic pic, TFS Ori