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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 8 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 8 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.

Similar species: Asterales
Species identified by Ludo Sak
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Uploaded Apr 8, 2012. Captured Aug 8, 2003 15:54.
  • FinePix S304
  • f/4.8
  • 1/125s
  • ISO100
  • 6mm