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Tampa Swamp


Tampa Swamp
Photo Information
Copyright: David Garrison (dgarr) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 15] (64)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-02-28
Categories: Trees
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 990
Exposure: f/4, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-03-01 0:36
Viewed: 4102
Points: 2
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I've recently moved to the Tampa area and was exploring near the Hillsborough River on my mountain bike this morning when I took this. This is not the river, it's just some standing water as the result of recent rains. This area had become quite a swamp. I thought this reflection of the trees (Taxodium distichum I think) was quite beautiful though and wanted to keep the image of it.

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To LordPotty: Thanks for the infodgarr 1 03-01 09:35
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I can guess the type of trees here....Taxodium distichum. Taxodium are swamp loving,deciduous conifers,that are common in the southern USA, particularly florida.I have one here at home.Those wide,fluted trunks are a giveaway.
A very nice image David.These kind of shots,with limited light available can be tricky.You've done well though.

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