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Wild Carrot

Carrot Weed (Daucus Carota)

Carrot Weed (Daucus Carota)

The flower heads of wild carrot (daucus carota), more poetically known as “Queen Anne’s Lace”, are pretty during all stages of their development (but not much liked in pastures).


  1. Awesome B&W composition!

  2. fantastic flower and nice details.

  3. Beautiful details in b & w.

  4. That is an incredibly lovely photo. Perfect patterns and superb light. That should be printed large and hung on the wall.

  5. Wild carrot was new to me. You did a fine job with the photo.

  6. I like the fact that the background is all black and does not distract the flower. 🙂

  7. Wow,- what an interesting and decorative flower head! A wonderful shot in B&W, with great light and details, Paul!

  8. Fantastic nature shot in black and white.

  9. Marvelous photo! Love it!

  10. Very interesting likes that are created by the leaves.

  11. Makes me think of that book, Day of the Triffids

  12. The textures and nuances of shading are fantastic.

  13. Gorgeous shot. I love the lighting.

  14. Well composed picture. Great tones!

  15. How beautiful. I have never seen one of these before and it appears to be nature at its most perfect And perfectly captured too.

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