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unfurl

A closer look at an unfurling fiddlehead fern frond

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prunus

A cherry blossom is the flower of any of several trees of genus Prunus, particularly the Japanese cherry, Prunus serrulata, which is called sakura.

These three images were taken a few days ago in the Kersenbloesempark (Cherry blossom park) at the Amsterdamse Bos. There are 400 cherry trees there, donated Japan’s Women’s Club in the year 2000. All trees have their own name, 200 have Japanese women’s names and 200 Dutch women’s names.

If you happen to be in the area, I can definitely recommend a visit to the park 🙂


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Some pictures I took in Sweden last weekend:

(1) A little Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) peeking out from behind a tree

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(2) Small mushrooms growing on a fallen tree trunk

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(3) Clematis seed heads up close

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(4) The autumn colours were wonderful. I was lucky; the day after I left it started to snow 🙂

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Week 42! Apologies for the slow update.. I haven’t used my regular cameras at all in the past months, but instead I’ve been shooting analogue with Diana Mini and an old Konica – first film rolls are developed and the results are Terrible but Fun 🙂  Anyway, today I went to the forest and I brought my PS as well:

(1) Grey heron (Ardea cinerea)

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(2) Mushroom family

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(3) Sporophyte of the moss

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5×1

When the birds don’t cooperate it’s nice to have the macro lens in the camera bag, so you don’t have to come home empty handed 😉

Five pictures taken yesterday in Amstelveen:

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march

Six pictures taken on the last Sunday of March- Click to open slideshow


blossom

Spring is here! 🙂

Six pictures- Click to open slideshow


quince-ii

Signs of Spring this week: Pink quince blossom

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hazel

Hazel (Corylus avellana) catkins

Hazel (Corylus avellana) catkins

f/2.8 – 1/160s – ISO 100 – 100mm


coalesce

coalesce

f/2.8 – 1/160s – ISO 100 – 100mm