I have two sycamore trees that frame my backyard. Theses are a few shots of the sycamore seed balls (pods). One by itself, one that a squirrel is checking out, and the final one of a black crow watching me from the tree. Unfortunately, the limbs on these trees are pretty brittle, and every winter more branches come down. I will see how much they block the solar panels on the south side of the house later this spring as the leaves emerge.
Gone to See Iceland 2013 Photography Safari with Mike Hagen. Day 2: Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands).
Grass Seed and Driftwood on a Black Volcanic Sand Beach on Heimaey Island Vestmannaeyjar (Westman) in Iceland. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V2 camera and 10-100 mm VR lens (ISO 160, 69 mm, f/5.6, 1/500 sec).