Leaf detail, Musa basjoo, hardy banana - filtered
Musa basjoo, hardy banana, or fiber banana
Although the conservatory at Hidden Lake Gardens does house a banana plant, it is a different species. This plant lives outside during the growing season, and is trimmed back and taken indoors for a period of dormancy during the winter.
I applied a combination of Topaz Labs Simplify 'Vector Subtle PA' and TL Adjust 'Dynamic Pop II'
Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, Michigan
Taken September 24, 2017
Other photos to which I have given starter comments are collected here, to make them easier to find: https://arctangent.smugmug.com/ExploreSampleSavorEnjoy/What-I-and-other-viewers-like/Starting-conversations/
The unfiltered version is here: https://arctangent.smugmug.com/Nature-Flora/Trees-Shrubs/Trees-leaf-details-and-foliage/i-mL5srLT/A
A rotation of this filtered version is here: https://arctangent.smugmug.com/Digital-Creations-and-Manipulations/Embellish-Simplify-Transform/Transforming-Nature-Into-Art/i-frfcqv4/A
My own preference is for this upright orientation.
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