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Henbit

Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 22 March 2011 in Plant & Nature.

An invasive weed can look nice! Added a couple of textures by SkeletalMess .

NIKON D300 1/2 second F/16.0 ISO 200 105 mm

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GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

Weeds are just plants we don't like. This is lovely, and you do it justice.

22 Mar 2011 11:35am

@GJC: Thanks! I agree with your description of weeds. :-)

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

This is so beautiful, well done!

22 Mar 2011 12:27pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

A weed! Well, it's fabulous!

22 Mar 2011 2:22pm

Dan Creighton from Pottstown, United States

I like the added "still life" feel of the vase. Nice Anita.

22 Mar 2011 2:27pm

Elora from Genoa, Italy

fabulous! you know this reminds me of those old paintings they used to have in illustrated botanical books way back when...keep them coming :)

22 Mar 2011 6:00pm

@Elora: Thank you!

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Superbe.

22 Mar 2011 8:59pm

joemulligan from United States

the detail in those leaves is wonderful, as is the light and texture of the grey/white background that blends so beautifully into the almost invisible glass bottle.

22 Mar 2011 9:02pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

I adore the precious detail in this image and the beautiful desaturated color !! Luscious.

23 Mar 2011 1:23am

@DULCIE: Thank you! I seldom use desaturated colors, but i likes the result.

Chantal from Terheijden, Netherlands

I love the textured background, I am into tha myself at the moment too

23 Mar 2011 8:01am

@Chantal: Thank you. Textures are fun, aren't they?

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I see it is aka dead-nettle because it looks like the nettles I know although not related. Elora is so right about the presentation as many of us have said before and the nostalgia is even more sweetly pronounced here.

23 Mar 2011 8:18am

@Ronnie 2¢: Ronnie: You are right--this is a Lamium as is dead-nettle. I'm not a botanist, so don't know more. Henbit grows by the roadside. Thanks for the support!

Marcie from Newton, United States

Such gorgeous processing. It reminds me of a (colored) pen and ink etching. Wonderful muted tones and colors in this.

23 Mar 2011 8:23am

bernie kasper from Madison, United States

Beautiful work Anita, love the texture you added as well, wonderful work !!

24 Mar 2011 1:09am

Maggy from Liège, Belgium

Très réussi cette association de texture, bravo

24 Mar 2011 12:12pm

NIKON D300
1/2 second
F/16.0
ISO 200
105 mm

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