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    Barks, Claws, Rocks And Roots

    That was what was on my business card way back a millon years ago when I was a semi-pro photographer. My "field" was dogs. cats and nature, so now you see how it fit!

    Well I was on a nature kick the other day and got some most interesting close ups of things most people don't see. Moss and lichens mostly and the subtleties of light and shadow on tree bark.

    Get comfy!
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    Zooming in on the light gray green spot:
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    Is it a distant shot of a mountain or a close up of a knot on a tree?
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    I love this shot!
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    Zooming in shows it is not a smooth and flat as it looks!
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    I liked the close shot so well I used it for a "lithograph"!
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    Taking a giant step up the evolutionary ladder, heres the "working" section of a Hardy Hibiscus showing the difference between it and the lovely close up Bob showed a few days ago of a Tropical Hibiscus' "business end"!
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    Spiderwort bloom:
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    Fruit as "Art"!
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    Nice close shot of a "Candy Lily":
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    Here's a closer look at the "business end":
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    My neighbor, Diana, bought several of the potted hardy hibiscus I had to sell last year. Well might you know she got the beautiful bi-color ones with the red eye! Although I got a shot of the complete flower, this close up is much more interesting.
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    This is just to make sure all 'all are paying attention! And to close (this group) with a smile!
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    Rebecca,
    Great pictures as usual. I got some seed from you for that hibiscus. Now I can't wait for a bloom. And the berries look lucious. I love lichen and moss. They do have interesting coloration and texture. Thanks for taking time to snap and share.
    tennessee sue

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    Wow that hibiscus is a beauty. Good thing it's still within propagating distance
    "If I keep a green bough in my heart, a singing bird will come"




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