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Old and New

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 9 February 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Winter keeps going on... While the old female inflorescences (seed-capsules) of the Alnus glutinosa (Black Alder) are still present (the black capsules), the new male inflorescences are waiting for the sping to unfold. They will have to wait for all the ice and snow to melt ...

Image: Ranst (Be)

Canon EOS 400D 1/320 second F/10.0 ISO 400 60 mm

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Frederike from Rostock, Germany

A wonderful shot! I like hoe sharpness and unsharpness work together

9 Feb 2010 10:20am

@Frederike: Thanks again for visiting. Glad u like it. Hope it's going to be spring soon ... I just like a litle more color :-)

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

yesterday the gold...today the silver...tomorrow?

9 Feb 2010 12:53pm

@KriKridesign: i take this as a "to do ..."

Reflecteur from Gothenburg, Sweden

The title is superb!

9 Feb 2010 8:20pm

@Reflecteur: Thank you for visiting and your nice comment.

Canon EOS 400D
1/320 second
ISO 400
60 mm