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Queen Anne's Lace

Radnor Reflections, July 24, 2011

I’d like to capture the opening of this Queen Anne’s Lace blossom in time-lapse photography.

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  1. What an interesting and beautiful flower. I love anything like this type…I called then fuzz balls since I never know their real names. I would love to see a time lapse also. Judy and I go weekly to the arboretum and therefore see how many different types of fuzz balls open. It is fascinating. Great shot.

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  2. Thanks, Nancy. QAL is one of my favorite wildflowers. Maybe it is THE favorite. Is a weekly trip to the arboretum something the doctor ordered? Sounds like excellent therapy.

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  3. Hi Karol, nice shot choice!
    Ya know…plant a container with it and you’d have controllable conditions……muahahahahahahahaaa…
    signed, the incorrigible experimenter.

    That would be fun…kind of a horticultural fireworks display. Could even expand out, find other plants that roll out this year’s model with similar opening, then find flowers that close up for evening and do a time-lapse dawn-to-dusk dance of the flowers type video; something to do in those mohths of spare time no one has, lol. Ah, the dangers of pondering posts before breakfast!
    Cheers!

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  4. sigh “months” not mohths. I need a typing-eye gerbil, lol.

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    • Hi Pete, That sounds like an experiment that might be more suitable in areas with dry humidity. What’s for breakfast? It’s almost time for lunch here.

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      • Arizona, perhaps? Maybe you ‘just add water’ to get real humidity there. Probably sell ‘dry humidity’ in the same places you get freeze-dried camping meals

        Alas, about a cup and a half of heated frozen cherries, a rice-flour waffle (yes, ick) about two tblsps of a low-sugar corn flake cereal mixed in the cherriesand two hard-boiled egg whites. I almost remember liking to eat, lol. Hope you had a fun lunch!

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