Willow anther

Back to rosegold willow catkins – here’s a high magnification image of a single anther that’s just about to burst with yellow pollen. In the background are anthers already yellow:

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This is a crop of frame taken at around 5x with the MP-E65 lens. This is what the red things in the previous image look like as they begin to turn gold…

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    • The focus was a matter of trial and error – the branch was swinging in the breeze. A frame or two out of half a dozen caught some of the excitiment I saw in the viewfinder.

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