Young Garlic Tops

Daily Image - 10 July 2011 - Young Garlic Tops

Many things in nature are beautiful but not always artistically beautiful. Garlic tops however never fail to appeal to the aesthetic side of me. Their slender green stems with bulbous white tops, twisted and turned in a myriad of shapes; like a snowflake, no two alike, never fail to draw my attention as I pace through Nancy’s garden, enjoying the sights, sounds and smells.

Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm f2.8  Macro – ISO 800 – f3.5 – 1/4000.


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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One Response to Young Garlic Tops

  1. I’m with you: abstract shapes and curves like the tops of these garlic plants are fascinating. Thanks for recording them and calling our attention to them.

    Steve Schwartzman

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