"Message Sticks" (Albury Botanic Gardens Bamboo)

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    Inscribed bamboo culms (of live plants)
    Albury Botanic Gardens, Albury, NSW, Australia

    made EXPLORE on 25 December 2007 (max: #21)

    RAW IMAGE: spraying the bamboo with a fine mist of water, natural light photography.
    Nikon D80 ISO100; exp. 1.3 sec f/18

    POST-PROCESSING: Photoshop; minimal contrast enhancement,
    then Orton effect (minimal)

    Boxing Day, 26 December 2007
    © Dirk HR Spennemann 2007, All Rights Reserved

    guido waldenmeier, Kathy~, and 72 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. martian cat 88 months ago | reply

      great shot...
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    2. heritagefutures 87 months ago | reply

      went beyond 500 views today

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      I saw this in the 25+ Faves group and Faved it.

    4. heritagefutures 87 months ago | reply

      Thanks Blueju38

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      You get a BIG Thumbs UP!

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    6. heritagefutures 87 months ago | reply

      Good news and thanks for the vote of confidence in the image...

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    8. heritagefutures 86 months ago | reply

      this image was selected today by

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    9. Len Radin 86 months ago | reply

      I saw your outstanding image in the "40-50" discussion group of the 50+ group and faved it. Mine is there as well.
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    10. heritagefutures 86 months ago | reply

      Thanks for comment!

    11. Philippe Sainte-Laudy 86 months ago | reply

      I invite you to add this great 50+ faves picture to 50+ Faves

    12. heritagefutures 86 months ago | reply

      Thanks for invite

    13. Luiz Paulo Rocha 85 months ago | reply

      bamboo engravings at rio de janeiro's botanic garden > flickr.com/photos/luizpaulorocha/sets/72157603196482610/

    14. Églantine 82 months ago | reply

      beautiful light and colour

    15. Mizzzzzz S 80 months ago | reply

      this is seriously sooooo awesome!

      Great Job!

    16. juliewoodlock 73 months ago | reply

      Hi would love to use this photo to inspire students.

    17. lana42 73 months ago | reply

      i <3 this pic. definitely very inspirational.

    18. Kirsty2715 71 months ago | reply

      Love this :)

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