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Category: Photography

Banksia Seed

by amy – November 4, 2012 in Photography
banksia seed, recolored

banksia seed, recolored

Here is an Australian banksia seed that has been made into a wine stopper. These seeds are used ornamentally in wood turning. The colors here have been exaggerated by my tampering; this seed is really just shades of brown (still pretty). However, the banksia flower spike, when blooming, comes in vivid colors.

The Lichen Mushroom

by amy – April 20, 2012 in Mushrooms, Photography

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Here is Lichenomphalia umbellifera, a fungus that is also a lichen! I’m lichen it as my desktop picture.

Deadwood

by amy – December 15, 2011 in Photography

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Coffee ghosts

by amy – December 5, 2011 in Photography

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Moving Sunset

by amy – November 12, 2011 in Photography

moving sunset
I took this picture from the car. Thought it looked like a nice painting.

Winter moth

by amy – November 9, 2011 in Photography

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Winterberry

by amy –  in Photography

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Antler

by amy – November 8, 2011 in Photography

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Deer Skull

by amy – November 6, 2011 in Photography

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Hydrangea leaves

by amy – November 4, 2011 in Photography

fallleaf-1There’s a hydrangea tree in our backyard. I went for a walk after a snowstorm and was surprised to see rich fall colors still in abundance…

Lost in a snowstorm

by amy – October 31, 2011 in Photography

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Queenstown, New Zealand

by amy – October 22, 2011 in Photography

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Wings

by amy – October 9, 2011 in Photography

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