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Copyright: angela LL (angela926) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 383 W: 5 N: 484] (2574)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-10-14
Categories: Nature
Camera: Canon EOS 40 D, canon EF 28-135 F3.5-5.6 IS USM
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-11-02 15:26
Viewed: 1126
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This plant was growing along the water at Wampus Brook Park in Armonk New York.

The municipality of North Castle is comprised of the hamlets of Armonk, Banksville and North White Plains. Largely rolling, wooded land, it offers the benefits of country living yet is less than one hour from New York City.

Until a surrender to white settlers in 1644, the original inhabitants were the Siwanoy Indians. From the 1640's to the 1700's the lands were conveyed to the British Crown. King William gave his favorite courtiers three royal grants: West Patent, Middle Patent and East Patent. North Castle was viewed as a neutral territory during the American Revolution. Of note, part of the Battle of White Plains took place in North Castle. .

Size: 26.5 Square Miles with a population of approximately 10,000 inhabitants.

North Castle sponsors a number a number of recreational facilities and maintains several parks. Town parks include the Wampus Brook Park, the Whippoorwill Ridge Park, the Legion Field Rose Garden, Clark Field and John Lombardi Park.

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  • dareco Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1672 W: 16 N: 832] (15528)
  • [2008-11-02 15:31]

This is really pretty! I love the colors and the lighting and detail are very good. TFS

Clear image. Eye catching colors and depthness.
Selahattin E

Hi Angela,

We recently came upon a flower in a hothouse with berries in these same impossible colours - somehow it makes them seem unreal or like candy.

Perfect focus, very enjoyable!


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  • timtim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 934 W: 105 N: 608] (10187)
  • [2008-11-03 19:03]

WOW amazing colours
any idea what these are called?

Hello Angela,

These are the most unusual berries that I have ever seen! They look like Easter eggs, or birds' eggs!
The light is lovely, bringing out their shiny texture and creating interesting shadows.

Kind regards,
Bev :-)

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