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mother earth's hair styling

mother earth's hair styling
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Copyright: Ursula Veken (ursula) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 19] (84)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-11-12
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/4, 1/2000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-11-24 4:24
Viewed: 3248
Points: 8
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Ammophila littoralis and Echinophora spinosa

A greyish November day on the beach of Valle Vecchia, Natural Reserve in North-eastern Veneto, Italy,
can also give nice little scenes. As some Native Americans call the grass "the hair of mother earth", this bunch of Ammophila seemed to me like she just came from a hair stylist...
The Valle Vecchia is the last bigger area of natural dunes on the Veneto coast, which is occupied by summer tourists from all of Europe since the fifties of the last century,The dunes were levelled and destroyed on almost all coasts of the northern Adriatic Sea to make place for vegetable crops first, hotels, camping sides and flat large beaches later on.
The few rests of dunes distributed along the coast contain very special botanical elements, described already by J.W.von Goethe (Cavallino/Venice).
Several of these sites are under weak protection, and it's one of my aims to communicate their beauty, particularity and value to the people, especially to the tourists.

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  • Mello Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 140 W: 34 N: 480] (2419)
  • [2009-11-24 4:31]

Very nice creativ pic and comic too. Very well done Ursula. You got a nice DOV and POV. Thanks.

Ciao Ursula,
congratulazione per questo magnifico scatto. Ottima composizione e colori naturali. Simpatica la nota ed anche istruttiva.

ciao Ursula,
complimenti ottima foto, niente da dire.
Tutto il litorale della provincia di Venezia è interessantissimo sotto il profilo botanico che faunistico
Ciao Vanni

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2009-11-25 4:06]

Guten Tag Ursula,
Zuerst willkommen auf TN. Du präsentierst hier ein originelles Bild mit einem interessanten Begleittext, was perfekt zum Geist dieser Naturseite passt. Gut beobachtet diese schönen Gräser, bin immer wieder fasziniert von deren Schönheit. Das Bild selber ist schön gestaltet und mit guter Bildschärfe realisiert.
Ich möchte mich auch für Deine freundlichen Worte zu meinem erbstbild bedanken.
Herzlich grüsst

Hi Urslula,
A lovely photo with a nice artistic feel to it. Your low POV is perfect and really brought the subject away from the ground. As for a recommendation, try to be sure that the field of view toward the subject is as clean as possible, or use strong objects. The few grasses on the left that are out of focus distract a little.

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