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A tall, deciduous, perennial fern...


A tall, deciduous, perennial fern...
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Copyright: Luc Durocher (Luc) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1835 W: 301 N: 4287] (14767)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-05-07
Categories: Rain Forest
Camera: Canon PowerShot S1 IS
Exposure: f/8, 1/100 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2005-11-07 0:56
Viewed: 4245
Points: 38
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A tall, deciduous, perennial fern of moist woods
Cinnamon Fern
Osmunda cinnamomea

- Osmunda, from the Saxon god Osmunder the Waterman, who hid his family from danger in a clump of these ferns.
- cinnamonea, from the Latin "cinnamon"
- Common name from the wooly, cinnamon colored spores borne on the fertile frond.
- Other common names include Buckhorn, Osmonde Cannelle (Qué), yamadori-zenmai (Jpn)
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Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the fiddleheads, return to a boil and cook until they are almost tender and turn pale green, 5 to 8 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Serve. Very good with butter ;-)
Also very good in Soup.

Taken last Spring at Granby.
Thank you for looking.
Have a good week.

extramundi, red45, TAZ, Janice, coasties, wallhalla15, Runnerduck, dew77, scottevers7, hummingbird24, touristdidi, Libor, marhowie, Dave has marked this note useful
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To marhowie: always good...Luc 1 11-10 22:08
To hummingbird24: fresh ones...Luc 1 11-08 23:20
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Hi Luc, I stil remember you comment on this shot I posted:
http://www.treknature.com/gallery/Europe/Spain/photo13816.htm
Finally you did, and in a very nice way. Lovely quality and details shown. Thanks very much for the receipe, I think is a wonderful idea, in fact I also posted one recently :D
As always, my best wishes from Spain.

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9091] (31094)
  • [2005-11-07 2:38]

Another cook on TN ;-))) ? Great work Luc! I like fragile composition, vivid colours and of course very interesting note. I'm still waiting for duck picture with recipe ;-)

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  • Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 751 W: 31 N: 20] (5100)
  • [2005-11-07 2:51]

Hi Luc,
very good picture. I like the colours and DOF. It's a small but delicacy. Good capture. Well done.
Rgs, Aleksander

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2005-11-07 3:27]

Beautiful and interesting shot that you have well done ! Congratulation Luc and thanks for sharing.

" the Life is so rare in the universe and the Nature so precious, take care of them! " Christian...

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2005-11-07 3:37]

Ah Luc, a Canadian Fern. And how well you show it, it is so sharp and delicate looking.
And you can cook too - I must try the recipe on our NZ ferns, but I don't think our tree ferns would come out too tasty!! Too tough I think, especially our Silver Ferns.
Kia ora, Janice

Hi Luc

Nice close shot. Very good light allowing for clear sharp details. I like the clear colours against the OOF BG. Good work. Thanks.

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  • honza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 533 W: 0 N: 720] (4197)
  • [2005-11-07 6:21]

Very nice picture of the fern. I like the details and colors. The blurred BG is very good too.

Great macro Luc. Colourfull with very good sharpness and very good details. Very good job. WEll done.

Aren't these amazing? A beautiful shot Luc, quite arty! The green is so vibrant.
Great recipe! I have a book called Food for Free (Richard Mabey) which is about living off the land. He doesn't mention Fern so I need to check if ours are edible before trying it.
I would probably prefer a bit more space to the left of the image, and also above (so it has room to unfurl ;-) ).
Thanks for posting.

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2005-11-07 6:58]

Hello Luc!
Very nice capture.Well seen and composed.Colors,POV,details,framing and composition are wonderful.TFS...:-)

Hi Luc,
A simple and beautiful shot. The composition and framing are excellent. The colors and detail are perfect to me. Well done!
Scott

I enjoy these delicacies very much Luc.

A wonderful macro shot of this beautiful fiddlehead.

Well composed, sharp and lovely details, great color, lighting and POV.

What time is dinner?

We will all be there . . . :-D

Thank you for sharing this with us, (in the visual sense...)

My gardens have been filled with these, but I never knew how to cook them. My nepali freind bought them before, good!

Hi Luc,
Sorry for rushed visit, very busy night.
A well deserved big green smile, thanks for posting.
Have a good week.

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  • Libor Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 164 W: 1 N: 25] (1101)
  • [2005-11-07 14:36]

wauuu perfect macro shot!
I like colors and sharp.
well done

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  • Dave Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 503 W: 43 N: 657] (2178)
  • [2005-11-08 1:25]

Quite amazing the things we can learn on this site.
Nicely seen and captured!
Thanks,
Dave

Very nice Luc. Excellent detail and colors. Very well done my friend. Thank You.
See workshop.
P.S. In the more than one year I've posted to TN, I've avoided the workshop. You are my 3rd attempt. Hope you don't mind my friend :-)
Howard

Hi Luc,
very good picture. The DOF is working very nice here,
nice colours and good details. I like the compostion and POV too.
Very well done, my friend.

Thanks god!!
Thanks luc!!
ASANA

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