~ ~ KORU ~ ~

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 3/2/2012 4:01:29 AM

The Koru (Māori for "bight" or "loop") is a spiral shape based on the shape of a new unfurling silver fern frond and symbolizing new life, growth, strength and peace. It is an integral symbol in Māori art, carving and tattoos. The circular shape of the Koru helps to convey the idea of perpetual movement while the inner coil suggests a return to the point of origin. #1446874

Joy Rector 3/2/2012 4:18:29 AM

beautiful shot #10017569

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 3/2/2012 5:20:57 AM

Excellent details and comp. Dominick. #10017685

Lucy Abrao level-addict 3/2/2012 5:26:59 AM

You have captured this beautifully, Dominick. I really enjoy seeing the detail in this fern, composition and colors. Great job!
Lucy #10017689

Jeff Robinson level-addict 3/2/2012 5:37:01 AM

Outstanding color, detail and capture!! #10017708

Linda M. Walker level-addict 3/2/2012 5:48:39 AM

Beautiful....the details are incredible #10017718

Terry A. Stoa level-addict 3/2/2012 6:31:38 AM

I just love the images Mother Nature allows us to capture, especially the geometry of plants. Very nice, Dominick. #10017777

Karen E. Baumann 3/2/2012 8:31:33 AM

Beautifully presented Dominick! Love the details and the description is wonderful to have also! #10017900

Ann Coates level-addict 3/2/2012 10:07:27 AM

Beautifully captured Dominick. You may have noticed the silver fern features prominently as a sports logo and indeed a lot of people want to design a new national flag with the silver fern featured on it. #10017989

Nikki McDonald level-addict 3/2/2012 2:49:06 PM

What a beautiful frond -- the colors are very nice and your capture of the details excellent. Interesting information from both you and Ann, too. #10018378

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A fern, Unfurling its leaves. Image taken here in New Zealand.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: fired, auto mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 8.40 mm, Model: EX-FH100

Uploaded on 3/2/2012 3:55:05 AM
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Camera: Casio EX-FH100 Digital Camera

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