Sunday, April 1, 2012

Macro Monday: Great Dismal Swamp

I took a trip this weekend with my husband to the Great Dismal Swamp, an amazing, eerily wild place that is less than an hour away from home.  The swamp is bursting into spring with new growth, birdsong, butterflies, and wildflowers.  This exquisitely colored Red Maple samara (Acer rubrum) is just to give a taste of what we saw.  Check back in later this week for more photos and descriptions of the swamp.  Meanwhile, go to Lisa's Chaos and check out other Macro Monday posts. 



6 comments:

  1. I have seen those maple seeds a million times, but I never noticed how beautiful they are :)

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    1. Thanks. I thought that they were especially nice just now as they're changing colors.

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  2. Beautiful!
    Happy Macro Monday!
    Lea
    Lea's Menagerie

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  3. What a gorgeous shot! The colors are amazing--that's the great thing about macros--you really start to notice the small things!

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    1. Thanks! Yes, macro is lots of fun, almost addictive.

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