Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Nature's Beauty (Periwinkle)

The Periwinkle (aka: Vinca - Latin: vincire “to bind, fetter”) is native to Europe, northwest Africa and Southwest Asia. Avid gardeners in Asia, Europe, India and the United States have been cultivating Periwinkles for centuries. Periwinkles had also been grown in the past by herbalists in the belief of their medicinal properties. Periwinkles grow best in warm climates.
See the following Wikipedia link to learn more about the Periwinkle (Vinca).
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Metadata: Nikon D3 with a Nikon AF-S VR Micro NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G lens, Exposer: 1/125s at f/4.5, IOS: 200, Focal Length: 105mm, Exposure Mode: Manual, Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV, Metering Mode: Matrix, Filter: Ultra Violet, Subject Distance: 0.8 Meters, Lighting: Off Camera Speedlight (Nikon SB-800), Date: 06/27/2012 at 7:10 pm, Post Processing: Adobe Photoshop CS5 and Nik Software, Color Efex Pro 4
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