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Panasonic DMC-FZ4
f/2.8 1/100 sec. ISO-64 Focal Length 6 mm
Background removed, Orton effect applied, card sized and signed in Photoshop Elements 9.
“Common chicory, Cichorium intybus, is a somewhat woody, perennial herbaceous plant usually with bright blue flowers, rarely white or pink”… “Although the medical usages of this herb are numerous, Chicory is known for the fact that it’s considered an excellent coffee substitute. Moreover it contains insulin – a substance from the saccharoids group, very useful for transforming the non-alimentary substances into biodegradable ones.”… Quotes from Wikipedia and
This plant grows in profusion along country roads near my cottage near Wiarton, Ontario, Canada.

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Born and raised in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Married with 3 daughters, 3 grandsons and 4 granddaughters. Retired elementary school teacher and travel consultant. Celebrated 50th wedding anniversary in 2012!

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  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonalmost 2 years ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Beautiful Work, I love the Chickory Flower,

  • Thanks, Ann. I have to admit that it is a favourite of mine, too! Glad you like this! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • Nicole W.
    Nicole W.almost 2 years ago


  • You are so kind, Nicole! Thank you so much for the affirmation! Glad you like this! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • Robyn Carter
    Robyn Carteralmost 2 years ago

    Lovely image

  • Thank you so much for your kind comment, Robyn! I really appreciate your visit and your comment! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • Linda  Makiej
    Linda Makiejalmost 2 years ago

    lovely work :)

  • Thank you so much, Linda! I am honoured that your like this! Thanks for taking the time to comment! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • EbyArts
    EbyArtsalmost 2 years ago

    So beautiful, Rosemary. Love it!!!

  • Thank you so much for your kind comment, Eby! I respect your work so much. I am thrilled that you like this! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • Bette Devine
    Bette Devinealmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful simplicity.

  • Thank you Bette! And, thanks for dropping by! I appreciate it! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • Jacki Stokes
    Jacki Stokesalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful work!

  • Thank you so much, Jacki! I really appreciate you comment and your visit! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

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