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Take a bow

I’m currently going through a major transition (all good!), so I’m wrapping stuff up and preparing to change coordinates. Also, I’ve got this brand new, monster of a camera but I’m ridiculously busy–aargh!… Lots of 5DM3 “Out and About” photos … Continue reading

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Edible weed

A “weed” yes, but the Salsify root is edible. Lens: Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM at 70mm. 1/160 second at f/5.6, ISO 100. Canon T2i grabbing an edible.

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Not a dandelion

Here’s a black and white rendering of a giant, dandelion-like seed head of a Salsify plant. Also known as Oyster Plant (because the edible root supposedly tastes like oysters), it pops up in our yard this time of year. I’ve … Continue reading

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Salsify spokes

I pulled into the driveway after my long commute and saw a perfect, giant dandelion next to the garage–actually, the plant is called Salsify and has a 3″ diameter (dandelion-like) seed head. I shot some close-ups and here’s the one … Continue reading

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It’s all subjective

While relaxing on the patio yesterday afternoon, I saw this half spent salsify (has a seed cluster like a giant dandelion) and thought “time to pull out the G11.” I took a least twenty shots of it–everything from fuzzy, hairy, … Continue reading

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