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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

Lichenomphalia umbellifera-2

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


by amy – December 15, 2011 in Photography


Coffee ghosts

by amy – December 5, 2011 in Photography


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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