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Growing there

Posted by
Viewfinder (Bradenton, FL, United States) on 9 July 2008 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Noticed this small fern one day, growing from an old brick wall in Pontchatoula, LA. It just asked for a sepia presentation.

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z2 1/400 second F/3.7 ISO 100 63 mm

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

A determined little plant to be growing so high up the wall. A great choice to use sepia, it brings out the tones and textures beautifully.

9 Jul 2008 9:45am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Only proves that nature grows anywhere, Love it, again the tone is splendid ...big hug to Bella :)

9 Jul 2008 10:28am

Tracey from White Hall, United States

Wow. Now that is the definition of perseverance! Out of a wall, no less. I have seen this happen in walkways before, but never walls!

9 Jul 2008 12:14pm

tyan from Singapore, Singapore

Thats the tenacity of life,isnt it?lovely shot:)

9 Jul 2008 2:59pm

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Great symbolism for the struggle and survival of life... Excellent, VF!!

9 Jul 2008 3:13pm

Marion from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

I love the determination of this plant. I have a little sidewalk that is now growing snap dragons and blue grass. The determination of these little plants could sure teach us some valuable lessons. Great shot. Hope you enjoy your time away.

9 Jul 2008 6:21pm

Mandy Provan from Johannesburg, South Africa

Lovely composition Vf and like Marion said above what determination that little plant showed!! We can definitely take a leaf off it's branch!! :) I hope you and your wife have a lovely break

9 Jul 2008 9:25pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

Thanks to everyone who posted a comment, or just took a look. I appreciate every visit.

10 Jul 2008 10:16am

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z2
1/400 second
ISO 100
63 mm