Forest Fern

55. Closely Cropped

Detail of a Fern

On a hike yesterday in the woods at Owen Park in Madison, I came across a field of ferns in the woods. I love the delicacy of these plants. And green–so nice to see a sea of green again!

About Bo Mackison

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Comments

  1. Gorgeous in shape and detail and oh so lovely green. Very nice capture.

  2. Gorgeous in shape and detail and oh so lovely green. Very nice capture.

  3. suehenryphotography says:

    Stunning! Very artistically captured.

  4. suehenryphotography says:

    Stunning! Very artistically captured.

  5. Gandalf says:

    Very nice composition and capture of the delicacy of the fern.

  6. Gandalf says:

    Very nice composition and capture of the delicacy of the fern.

  7. myphotoscout says:

    The pattern of the fern are amazing and the detail of your capture is outstanding. Amazing work.

  8. myphotoscout says:

    The pattern of the fern are amazing and the detail of your capture is outstanding. Amazing work.

  9. This is a beauty. Good composition. -It is close to monochrome, isn’t it?

  10. This is a beauty. Good composition. -It is close to monochrome, isn’t it?

  11. Very nice Bo. Looks Oriental.

  12. Very nice Bo. Looks Oriental.

  13. Oh my, what an amazing piece. The composition, the fern itself, the shades of green. A favorite!

  14. Oh my, what an amazing piece. The composition, the fern itself, the shades of green. A favorite!

  15. the green is just such a brilliant shade…it stands out!

  16. Perfect. Simply perfect.

  17. Absolutely stunning! Love the abstractness..the subtle color and sharp detail.

  18. I’m not sure what it is about this photo, but I love it. Something about the curls; it hooks and draws me into the photo.

  19. awsome macro

  20. really interesting repeating pattern 😀

  21. Ferns delight my soul…ancient and spiraling…
    miss you!
    Susan

  22. Ferns delight my soul…ancient and spiraling…
    miss you!
    Susan

  23. Thanks for the comment on my blog 🙂

    This particular shot of yours was an “oh wow” moment for me. Everything about it drew me in.

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