South Shields Daily Photo

A collection of images from South Shields and the North of England

Autumn colours #4.

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Pyracantha, South Shields

Burning Bush

Pyracantha Goldthorn in a South Shields garden, close to the sea front.

I wonder if when Moses was describing the “burning bush” in the Bible, if he was looking at a similar shrub?

It fascinates me that once these berries have dried, shrivelled, or been eaten by the birds, the leaves will fade and fall away and the plant, for intents and purposes, will look dead. Yet, by the end of spring it will be preparing itself for it’s next blaze of glory.

Camera details: Pentax K100D, 82mm lens (macro), 1/250 second, f8, iso 200


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Written by curly

October 5, 2008 at 12:01 am

Posted in Colour, macro, South Shields

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  1. I love orange.
    This color and photo suits the season.


    October 5, 2008 at 1:52 am

  2. Beautiful!

    Mary Jo

    October 5, 2008 at 9:49 am

  3. Beautifully taken!

    A Walk Through Auckland

    October 5, 2008 at 11:05 am

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