April 16, 2015
This entry was posted on April 16, 2015 by Linda Grashoff. It was filed under Leaves, Nature, Trees and was tagged with bromeliad, Florida, Jelks Preserve, nature, Oak Trees, photography, resurrection fern, Sarasota, trees.
This is a wonderfully complex composition, Linda.
April 16, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Thanks, Ken. It took me a while to see this one, though I’d been looking at the tree for some time. And even after I saw my composition, I second guessed myself. Thank goodness I third guessed myself. I’m quite happy with it.
April 16, 2015 at 8:40 AM
Fourth guessing is not necessary.
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April 16, 2015 at 3:12 PM
To me, this is pure lusciousness. I love it. I love the way my eye keeps going back and forth between the epiphytes (?) in the background and that beautifully lit palm frond. And then the bark texture…
April 26, 2015 at 11:25 PM
I’m so glad you like this one, Lynn. It’s a kind of unusual composition, I think, but it felt absolutely right to me. Yes, those epiphytes are bromeliads (some kind of tilansia, I think) and resurrection ferns. And I think that plant growing up the front part of the trunk at the right is smilax. They have thorns and are a literal pain to encounter on a trail or tramping through the brush. I probably should have burned the light-colored part of the trunk in the bottom right.
April 28, 2015 at 12:19 PM
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