Thursday, September 30, 2010
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Sunday, September 26, 2010
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
|BBB8620 Osyris alba|
This small broomlike shrub - far from being attractive in its post flowering season - was used by the ancient Greeks in soap-making.
Mt. Hymittos: 07/09/2010, photo © Tony Taglides
|DSCN_3855 [Osyris alba]|
A close look at the shrub’s fruit which varies from 5 to 7 mm in length.
Mt. Hymittos: 08/10/2008, photo © Tony Taglides
Monday, September 20, 2010
Saturday, September 18, 2010
Thursday, September 16, 2010
|AAA3054 [Epilobium dodonaei]|
One of the fifteen species of Epilobium found in Greece. A beautiful flower with four petals and eight stamens.
Mt. Oiti: 26/07/2008, photo © Tony Taglides
|BBB8219 [Epilobium dodonaei]|
In this photo nature seems to have made a mistake and produced an Epilobium with five petals. Yet, it’s still beautiful.
Mt. Parnassos: 18/08/2010, Photo © Tony Taglides
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Early cyclamen quite often spring up in isolation, as if they were sent off to scout the area for appropriate weather conditions before other cyclamen are allowed to appear!
Monday, September 6, 2010
BBB8557 [Colchicum sfikasianum]
Perhaps my most favorite flower. The reason? It’s simple. It blooms in early Fall and signifies the beginning of the new flower-shooting season for us wild flower shooters!
Mt. Hymittos 06/09/2010, photos © Tony Taglides
Sunday, September 5, 2010
Saturday, September 4, 2010
|BBB8325 [The Acropolis of Athens]|
Sitting on Pnyx in the evening and looking at The Acropolis across is perhaps all you need to set out on an endless, insightful, journey into History.
Athens: 27/08/2010, Photo © Tony Taglides
Thursday, September 2, 2010
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
BBB7712 [Nycticorax nycticorax]"Gosh! Aren’t I beautiful!"
[Any resemblance with Narcissus watching his own reflections in a pool of water is only ... coincidental!]
Kerkini: 6/6/2010, photo © Tony Taglides