Monday, January 14, 2013

Plum on Trunk


Nature never ceases to amaze me almost daily with something unusual.  I happened on this plum during the summer heat and knew I had to take a photo of it.  It may be difficult to see but the plum is growing not from a limb or branch but from the trunk of the tree.  It looks to me that maybe an old scar or cut was the starting point for this very health plum.

I think that after the amazement of the plum itself wears off what I love about this picture most of all is the different textures.  The green leafs have a very nice smooth texture that reflects the light nicely.  The bark has both a rough texture but also a dirty one from the dirt and grime in the dark part.  Then the plum has that velvet like and feel to it that all plums do.

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