Campions

By: Arjen Drost

Aug 19 2010

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Category: Flora, Polar

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Aperture:f/8
Focal Length:180mm
ISO:200
Shutter:1/400 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Nodding Lychnis

After the first week of August the summer is really over. The trees (yes, those tiny Polar Willows) turn yellow and orange, giving some nice colours to the tundra. The other flowers are also gone. These Nodding Lychnis plants have already lost their petals, but the campions were still standing. Not for long probably, a few hours after I took this picture the first snow of the autumn was falling….

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