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The Trouble with Lichen

By GeorgeP
I get a guilty conscience each time I trim a tree or bush. It seems there are multiple interrelated environments in my garden. I usually don't notice these lichens from one year to the next and yet, they are always there and are every bit as interesting as the blossom that only lasts for a week each spring.

The version was taken with a Pentax K10 converted for IR.

PS: Trouble with Lichen was a SF novel published by John Wyndham in the 60s

Tags: Macro Infrared Flowers and plants Lichen

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taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
24 Feb 2019 2:30AM
OUTSTANDING!

You are correct-- these lichens are very complex and beautiful!
and you have made a stunning image about them!

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Great image,nice reflection. they are very attractive in their own right.
Rae
Spkr51 3 United States
24 Feb 2019 5:03AM
Great shot *****
kaybee 15 7.0k 26 Scotland
24 Feb 2019 7:41AM
As much as I love my IR camera, I think these chaps need colour to show the subtle differences in the greens and greys
24 Feb 2019 8:34PM
Superb detailed image.
dark_lord Plus
16 2.4k 630 England
24 Feb 2019 10:31PM
I know what you mean George,we have a lot of moss and some lichen on the paths, but it has to go.
It's ok on the garden walls though Smile
konig 2 14 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2019 3:20PM
Great colours, good composition. Very well done!
petr
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2019 6:37PM
a lovely composition George,
and for me the colour works beautifully

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