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Hazel (Corylus avellana) catkins

Hazel (Corylus avellana) catkins

f/2.8 – 1/160s – ISO 100 – 100mm

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20 responses

  1. Nice shallow DoF and I like the fact that you haven’t over-saturated the colours.

    February 12, 2014 at 5:24 PM

    • Thanks Mark! The catkins are pale yellow, it just wouldn’t be right to change them when they look so nice just as they are. πŸ˜‰

      February 12, 2014 at 5:28 PM

  2. So very pretty!

    February 12, 2014 at 5:42 PM

    • Thanks! I was just admiring your valentine cards.. Nice ones πŸ˜€

      February 12, 2014 at 6:08 PM

  3. Cela fait penser Γ  une Γ©charpe pendue Γ  une branche.

    February 12, 2014 at 5:55 PM

  4. How lovely.. spring is on its way.. πŸ™‚

    February 12, 2014 at 9:13 PM

    • Here in Amsterdam we skipped winter, we got an extended autumn and now we’re ready for spring! πŸ˜‰

      February 15, 2014 at 9:58 AM

      • Not much different here. We haven’t even had a frost this year! Bizarre.

        February 15, 2014 at 10:46 AM

  5. Wonderful capture

    February 12, 2014 at 10:40 PM

  6. Hi.
    Very nice – I particularly like the way that the supporting twig becomes more out of focus as it blends into the background. πŸ™‚
    Great capture!

    February 12, 2014 at 11:21 PM

    • Thanks so much, John! Hope you’re ok despite the weather you’ve had lately! I miss your posts.. πŸ™‚

      February 15, 2014 at 10:01 AM

  7. So lovely!

    February 13, 2014 at 2:15 AM

  8. Spring has sprung already? A beautiful photo- so pleasing to the eye.

    February 13, 2014 at 3:59 AM

    • Thanks so much, Yvonne! Yes, this week I’ve snowdrops and crocuses as well! πŸ™‚

      February 15, 2014 at 10:04 AM

  9. Great Bokeh πŸ™‚ and crisp details

    February 13, 2014 at 12:42 PM

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