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let the sun shine! It was a contest who could grow the largest sun flower in the garden with my colleagues.<br />
I won the contest with 3.60 meters long.<br />
photo was shot with my old fuji coolpix in macro. Helianthus annuus,Sunflower Click/tap to enlarge

let the sun shine!

It was a contest who could grow the largest sun flower in the garden with my colleagues.
I won the contest with 3.60 meters long.
photo was shot with my old fuji coolpix in macro.

    comments (11)

  1. Amazing picture Jeroen, so crispy I am looking even more forward to summertime! Thanks for sharing this with us, dude, Posted 8 years ago
  2. The yellow corona is fascinating more and more (I just looked at it again)? Nice contrasts yellow colours and details I it's centre. Wow. Posted 8 years ago, modified 8 years ago
  3. Congratulation on the win, Jeroen, and on a wonderful photo! Posted 8 years ago
  4. Thanks for your comment Ludo,
    Now I know, it's the yellow corona.
    You also have a nice Easter.
    Posted 8 years ago
  5. Thanks Ferdy, more photo's comming soon.
    Normaly I do more artistic things like model clay, paintings and drownings, but photographity is also a arthistic thing to do.
    I need a lot tho explore.
    Posted 8 years ago
  6. And you're good at it. Let's visit a zoo together soon! Posted 8 years ago
  7. Yes Ludo we must pick a date soon. Posted 8 years ago
  8. Maybe a jungledragon zoo visit? I would like to meet you guys because I am curious who is behind the names and because we have the same interest in photography we could learn and exchange tips with eachother. Posted 8 years ago, modified 8 years ago
    1. That sounds like a great idea. Any suggestions for a zoo or date? Posted 8 years ago
  9. Hey, Jeroen, wow, this photo was used for the new functionality of 'Discover wildlife':
    http://www.jungledragon.com/wildlife/browse
    Man, I am so jealous:)

    Big grin, Ludo
    Posted 7 years ago
  10. That's sound's like a really good idea to me, I will discus this with Ludo soon.
    I will update you guy's!
    Posted 7 years ago

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''Helianthus annuus'', the common sunflower, is a large annual forb of the genus ''Helianthus'' grown as a crop for its edible oil and edible fruits. This sunflower species is also used as wild bird food, as livestock forage , in some industrial applications, and as an ornamental in domestic gardens. The plant was first domesticated in the Americas. Wild ''Helianthus annuus'' is a widely branched annual plant with many flower heads. The domestic sunflower, however, often possesses only a single.. more

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Uploaded Apr 8, 2012. Captured Aug 8, 2003 15:54.
  • FinePix S304
  • f/4.8
  • 1/125s
  • ISO100
  • 6mm