The Mystery of The Hedgerow

By Fefe
I am not really a flower in mono kind of person, I would nearly always go for colour ...but this is not a flower ...yet?
To be quite honest I have no idea what it is, I have never seen this before and it felt really strange too.
It was really strong and bendy, a bit like cable for lamps or electrical appliances and the leaves were strong and glossy looking.
Anyhow, I only really took the image because I was fascinated by it, the background is more foliage in the hedgerow where I saw it (grounds of Fountains Abbey) but the bg is not the same plant. ( not that it really matters as you cant tell what it is anyway.....but this was the only one stem....and it was long.
Colour in the version and uncropped so you can see some more, interested to know what it is and what it will be when it grows up, down or across ..........I hope its not a really common plant that I have seen a thousand times before, I would be so disappointed 😂😂😂
Apologies for all the yadda 🙄
I hope you like it, please view large.

Thank you all for yesterdays response to The church at Studley. Really appreciated!

Tags: Flowers and plants Mono conversion Colour version Its a mystery Unidentified plant No idea what it is Plant like cable

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Saastad Plus
3 16 17 Norway
25 May 2022 4:23PM
Beautiful work Diane!
The mono is a small favourite.

Arne Smile
25 May 2022 4:30PM
Very good Diane

Definitely the mono for me


25 May 2022 4:56PM
Beautiful images Diane, mono a slight favourite,
Chinga Plus
11 68 3 United Kingdom
25 May 2022 4:58PM
So very beautiful... It has to be the lead today...
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
11 36 5 United Kingdom
25 May 2022 5:22PM
A really lovely shot and both work well but colour wins for me
LexEquine 16 1 20 United States
25 May 2022 5:25PM
{LEAD} Superb Monochrome Processing, Light, Tonality & Composition 💎 LEx 🌞🇺🇸
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
25 May 2022 5:51PM
No idea of ID Diane and the version for me please.
Peter GrinGrin
capto Plus
10 7.0k 32 United Kingdom
25 May 2022 6:05PM
Mysterious and photogenic.Smile
James124 Plus
7 49 51 Portugal
25 May 2022 6:05PM
Both are essentially mono images (One B&W the other green mono) I like the lovely rich greens in the version, so this cropped identically to the lead would get my vote as well.
As it is I'll go for the B&W.
cooky Plus
18 6 6 United Kingdom
25 May 2022 6:35PM
Mysterious plant in mono, which is my favourite by the way.

25 May 2022 6:51PM
Lovey composition and processing Diane. The mono for me.

taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
25 May 2022 7:33PM
In the scary woods near where we live there are many vines---fascinating to look at and photograph--This has been done so well-- with many choices and Mono seemed the best
25 May 2022 8:02PM
I hate to say it, but as near as I can get is Japanese Knotweed Reynutria japonica, definitely not something you would want in your garden
Jukka Plus
10 1 Finland
25 May 2022 8:04PM
Very Good , Both of Them , Diane! SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

25 May 2022 8:06PM
I love both of them Diane.

saltireblue Plus
12 13.0k 82 Norway
25 May 2022 8:19PM
Hs to be the cropped mono version, Diane. It wants to be in black and white when it grows up, but it just doesn't know it yet.Wink
Jasper87 Plus
12 3.0k 162 England
25 May 2022 8:23PM
Black bryony. Better not to eat the berries, a tad poisonous!
25 May 2022 9:33PM
Two excellent versions, Diane - the mono lead image is my favourite.

25 May 2022 10:34PM
Two cracking images and this time it's definitely the mono. 😀
25 May 2022 10:42PM
Works beautiful in mono Diane Lin
Fefe Plus
10 73 41 United Kingdom
26 May 2022 8:38AM

Quote:Black bryony. Better not to eat the berries, a tad poisonous!

Thank you Dave!
Both for the UA and the ID!!
26 May 2022 9:07AM
I guess you didn't know whether to crop it or prune it, Diane. Wink
However; it's all about the mono and the colour version doesn't even get a look in as far as I'm concerned.
A magnificent mystery mono image, and very interesting subject matter.

John Smile
franken Plus
19 5.4k 4 United Kingdom
26 May 2022 9:29AM
The mono for me, Diane.

26 May 2022 11:42AM

Quote:Black bryony. Better not to eat the berries, a tad poisonous!

Well done indeed, this one did not come up in my book of tricks Sad

TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
26 May 2022 2:11PM
I took a pic of the colour version using the GardenSnap app on my iPhone, and it identifies it as Dioscorea communis, to give it its proper name, or you can take your pick from black bryony, black bindweed, or lady's seal, and produces poisonous red berries - so Dave (Jasper 87) is correct!! 👍🏻
Anyway, as good as it looks in colour, I'm rather favouring mono, Diane 😃👍🏻
Trev 😀
26 May 2022 2:39PM
Mono for me - Excellent Dianne
bliba Plus
16 1 2 Austria
28 May 2022 1:35PM
Mono works very very well

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