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Photo Info

Dimensions5420 x 3600
Original file size7.35 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceProPhoto RGB
Date taken14-Aug-06 07:44
Date modified10-Jul-19 22:27
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D2X
Focal length105 mm
Focal length (35mm)157 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.2
Exposure1/20 at f/4.5
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Douglas Fir Cones_DSC0057

Douglas Fir Cones_DSC0057

Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) is immediately recognizable by its unique cones. Each scale of the cone has a three-pointed bract protruding from underneath. The bracts bear resemblance to the hind legs and tail of a tiny mouse.

Enjoy my Blog on these cones here.

Location: Pike National Forest, CO