Late Bloomers - 1 of 2 - Prairie Crocus on coulee pasture hilltop after blooming Acrylic Print
by Peter Herman
Late Bloomers - 1 of 2 - Prairie Crocus on coulee pasture hilltop after blooming by Peter Herman - 10" x 10"
Late Bloomers - 1 of 2 - Prairie Crocus on coulee pasture hilltop after blooming acrylic print by Peter Herman. Bring your artwork to life with the stylish lines and added depth of an acrylic print. Your image gets printed directly onto the back of a 1/4" thick sheet of clear acrylic. The high gloss of the acrylic sheet complements the rich colors of any image to produce stunning results. Two different mounting options are available, see below.
Late Bloomers 1 of 2 - Prairie Crocus on coulee hill, after blooming
Due to the very cold spring in North Dakota this year, this is the latest I... more
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"Late Bloomers 1 of 2" - Prairie Crocus on coulee hill, after blooming
Due to the very cold spring in North Dakota this year, this is the latest I remember prairie crocus blooming. Usually they've bloomed about a month or more sooner (as I recall). Anyway, I learned something new- after the flower is done blooming and the sepals fall off, the pistils create a "new" flower that looks kind of like a little exploding firework that is as pretty as the original bloom (zoom in on these!)! A seed is attached to each plume. I have uploaded two examples to my gallery - search "late bloomer" to see both!
Image captured 5/22/22 on my favorite "crocus hill" in Benson County, ND, near Brinsmade, with Pentax K-1 and DFA50mm macro lens.
About Peter Herman
Peter Herman was born and raised on a farm in North Dakota. He first became interested in photography during high-school, and after acquiring a Pentax SLR, began taking photos for the school yearbook and developing/printing B&W images in school darkroom. He continued shooting through college, taking portraits, group pictures, weddings, but after beginning his engineering career at Cummins, he let his photography interests go dormant until about 2005 when he acquired his first DSLR and started shooting scenic landscapes from around the US, but concentrating especially on rural areas in ND and WI. Many of his images were encountered while riding motorcycle down random backroads during "golden hour", searching for that magic light...
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