This was taken during a stretch of lovely spring weather with temps in the 70s and 80s.
Yellow Rocket is also known as Wintercress. It's used in folk medicine for a varity of ailments and I've read that it can be eaten, although I don't endorse that idea. Dandelion was brought to the U.S. long ago as a garden plant and was widely used for food and medicine. It's only thought of as a weed in lawns now, sadly.
Remember Euell Gibbons? In his book Stalking the Wild Aparagus, Euell said, "Even during the worst blizzard in January, a glass of dandelion wine will bring summer right into the house."
Here are a few recipes for dandelion wine and here's a nice fact page on dandelions.
Camera settings and post-processing: Shot with the Canon EOS 5D and the Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS lens with polarizing filter at 135mm, ISO 200, f/2.8, shutter 1/1250s. Curves adjustments, color balancing.
Thank you for visiting Durham Township!
The background is pretty ripe than the fruit itself. WOW!
spetacular shot very impressive use of light and perfect point of focus, compliments