Cold Cactus

 
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This is our Arizona cactus shivering with the cold snow on it. We don't get snow very often but when we do it makes things look a tad strange.

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Guest - Dec 20, 2006 11:32 PM EDT
I like this one too Alan, neat to see the snow on the cactus, it seems so out of place there. I like the dark background also. Very nice composition. Don
Guest - Dec 20, 2006 10:10 PM EDT
Thanks Alandra, Carol, and Lorraine.. I'm glad you liked my different photo. Lorraine, I have lots of cactus on my property and I have not watered them in the 30 years I have lived here. They don't need us humans at all.
Guest - Dec 20, 2006 03:56 PM EDT
great shot, I to thought that the cold and snow would kill the plant, very interesting, thank you
Guest - Dec 20, 2006 08:13 AM EDT
lovely unusual photo with the snow on the Cactus,great capture! Carol
Guest - Dec 20, 2006 05:21 AM EDT
that's a unique and unusual sight, Alan.
Guest - Dec 19, 2006 08:21 PM EDT
Thanks Steve and Alex, glad you enjoyed my cold cactus photo. Steve I searched for the original for the exif but could not find it. I do remember taking it and it was a little after sunset and I did use the flash. The snow does not seem to hurt them at all. There are cactus in the Hualapai mountains that get snowed on every year and they just keep growing. Cactus are about the toughest plants on earth and can take about everything.
Guest - Dec 19, 2006 04:07 PM EDT
LOL Great shot that looks nice on that cactus,I hear you have plenty of room for that white stuff where you live.
Guest - Dec 19, 2006 02:34 PM EDT
Nice shot Alan. Was this a flash exposure? I ask because the background seems so dark compared to the cactus, which helps to make it stand out so vividly. Are the cactuses harmed by these cold conditions?

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