Thursday, 22 March 2012

Laurustinus (Viburnum tinus)

The beautiful delicate flowers of the Laurustinus, an evergreen bush that can be found in most gardens here in Turkey.  It is also extremely popular with all the pollen gathering insects and hum and shudder as you walk past them at the moment.  Later in the season the bush will be laden with blue-black small berry type fruits which have a small stone in the centre.

All Images Copyright 2000-2012 Janice Parr

This photo was taken using the Canon EOS 1000D - in RAW - Shutter Speed 1/400 sec - Aperture Priority Mode - f/14 - ISO 200 - Focal Length 55mm.

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