Chionanthus virginicus, fringetree 2, Howard County, MD, HeLoMetz
The langorous bright whiteness of the Virginia Fringetree...this specimenk (and photograph) from howard county taken by Helen Lowe Metzman as part of her documentation of native plants. Attractive to bees. Should be planted more often. Photography Information: Canon Mark II 5D, Zerene Stacker, Stackshot Sled, 65mm Canon MP-E 1-5X macro lens, Twin Macro Flash in Styrofoam Cooler, F5.0, ISO 100, Shutter Speed 200 USGSBIML Photoshopping Technique: Note that we now have added using the burn tool at 50% opacity set to shadows to clean up the halos that bleed into the black background from "hot" color sections of the picture.