Perspectives on Nature Photography
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And here’s the whorl of leaves that encircles the midsection of an Anemone berlandieri flower stalk. If you say you see stylized flames shooting up, I won’t object.
© 2012 Steven Schwartzman
Written by Steve Schwartzman
February 26, 2012 at 1:21 PM
Posted in macro
Tagged with landscape, leaves, native plants, nature, nature photography, photography, spring, wildflowers, winter
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What a beautiful image! Since I’m so far behind, I’ll just start right here and work backwards – enjoying every bit of it. No flames for my floral Rorschach, though – I’ve been spending so much time around the birds I can’t see anything but coot and mudhen feet, with their long, funny toes!
February 26, 2012 at 4:40 PM
Thanks for being the first to comment on it. Although I’d photographed anemone leaves before, I don’t remember them ever seeming like flames—and certainly not (to me) like birds’ feet. The perils to the imagination that living along the coast can pose.
February 26, 2012 at 5:45 PM
That’s a good picture: even an old coot like me can see the resemblance.
February 27, 2012 at 10:01 AM
Here you go. Coot feet
February 27, 2012 at 9:42 AM
You draw us in and take us deeper!
And thank you, Bonnie. I do enjoy showing different aspects—literally and figuratively—of these plants.
February 26, 2012 at 5:46 PM
So simple and so beautiful
February 27, 2012 at 1:49 AM
This is one of those times where less is more.
February 27, 2012 at 5:56 AM
This is a very interesting sculpture nature has provided. Nice shot!!!
February 27, 2012 at 10:53 AM
Yes, and no marble or bronze needed.
February 27, 2012 at 10:55 AM
February 28, 2012 at 10:01 PM
I’m glad you like this uncommon view.
February 28, 2012 at 10:08 PM
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