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Campylopus introflexus #2

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 24 March 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Series: Belgian bryophyta

Campylopus introflexus (Heath Star-moss - Grijs kronkelsteeltje) seen from above. I tried for the first time a panoramic crop (2/6). I tried to accentuate the curly structures this way. So let me know what you think about that. Thx !

Kalmthout (Be) - 18/03/2010

Canon EOS 400D 1/160 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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Ralph from Overijssel, Netherlands

Grappig al die krulletjes :)

24 Mar 2010 12:10pm

@Ralph: Tja, het is dan ook een kronkelsteeltje :-)))

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Jolie palette de verts.

24 Mar 2010 12:54pm

@Laur: Merci Beaucoup, Laur.

Patricia (✿◠‿◠)❤ from Brecht, Belgium

Hé dat heb je mooi gedaan zo, ik vind het geslaagd deze formaat van foto

24 Mar 2010 4:16pm

@Patricia (✿◠‿◠)❤: He he, toch iemand die iets over het formaat zegt. Blijkbaar vinden de anderen het niet echt geslaagd en eerlijk gezegd, hoe langer ik er naar kijk, hoe minder de foto me lijkt te boeien... volgende keer maar weer beter hoop ik. Nog een leuke avond, Patricia.

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

musical moss !=) the curly ones are really cute!
I guess you sing to them while shooting!

24 Mar 2010 11:06pm

@daniela scharnowski: Daniela, I am a professional flute-teacher, but while making pictures I normally leave that instrument at home... remember the effect the one in Hameln had ? :-) Thanks for the lovely comment !

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

And this one reminds me of noodles. So often one type of life imitates something else and depending on where we come from we might see different things. Well taken image. Btw.. a flutist photographer would be really fun to encounter!

25 Mar 2010 3:05am

@Self-Indulgence: You certainly have got a point here, Kristen. In Middle Ages people attributed even medical features just by the form of plants. Many common plant names still refer to that. I think this moss should be called "Noodle-moss" in the US. (But I don't know you can find this specimen there...) Maybe once I will come to take a look :-)))

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

*LOL* That would the most funniest picture- fluting a bunch of moss home ;))
Have a great day Johan!

25 Mar 2010 7:28am

@daniela scharnowski: THX Daniela :-))

Canon EOS 400D
1/160 second
F/5.6
ISO 200
150 mm

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