Played with my new cell phone camera and was amazed at the quality of the photos. The photos for this week’s multi-step ZIZO were largely un-adjusted, except for an HDR boost for the final zoom in.
The zoom out starts with an “accidental” Manitoba Maple, tucked under the giant poplar tree…It then zooms gradually in on the male flowers(this type of maple tree has separate male and female trees!!). I just love how delicate the parts of the flower are. And don’t you just LOVE the background blur in the final zoom in???? Click on the collage to enlarge it, and then click again to super-enlarge it:
Out of curiosity, Stewie and I went looking for a tree with female parts …and we found one, another accidental tree…on the opposite side of the yard. I believe this is early fruit stage:
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