Cattail in Meadow

Daily Image - 17 June 2011 - Cattail in Meadow

The Common Cattail or Typha latifolia, is seen in marsh and wetlands across the Province. It was used by the First Nations people as a food source. Almost all of the plant is edible when prepared properly. Today it is used extensively as a bioremediator as it readily absorbs pollutants. This example was growing in a meadow, at the side of the road leading to Bartlett’s Beach in Clare, Digby County.

Sony A-900 – Sigma 17-24mm f2.8 – 70mm – ISO 400 – f9.5 – 1/30.


About gerrycurry

Gerry Curry was educated at Toronto’s Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he received a diploma in Fine Arts - Photography. Gerry is a certified Apple Computer Systems Engineer by profession and as an independent consultant has worked with the graphic arts and pre-press industry, both in south-western Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada, for over 26 years. He has been at the forefront of digital imaging from its inception. Gerry teaches primary computer systems maintenance, advanced colour calibration and colour management courses for graphic design, digital fine art and photography students as well as professionals. For several years, in the 80's he was an annual guest lecturer on user-based computer maintenance at the Rochester Institute of Technology - College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Gerry now lives on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, close to Yarmouth, where he shares 30 acres close to the sea with his wife Nancy and their English and Welsh Springer Spaniels. Gerry enjoys tinkering with computers, working his dogs, flyfishing, writing and of course, photography.
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