A close-up study in colour and contrast of a young chard plant , taken in the strong direct August afternoon sun.

Location: The Herb & Vegetable garden at the Experimental farm in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Name : Chard (Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla), also known as “swiss chard” or “silverbeet”.

More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swiss_chard

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chard, swiss chard, red, green, colour, contrast, sunlight, fruit, vegetable, herb, garden, macro, close up, mxbuck, max_buchheit, max buchheit, ottawa, ontario, canada, summer

Max is a semi-retired 60+ boomer science guy, currently living in Ottawa, Canada’s capital. Growing up with photography and art in his family, he was self-taught ever since he developed his own films at the age of 13. “I do it for the sheer joy of creating an image regardless of whether it pleases, stuns or provokes”, he says. He likes to experiment and is currently exploring pinhole, Infra-red, panoramic, and high dynamic range photography.

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