Green

Challenge #3 in the Colour Spectrum series. Hosted by SpaceSnail.
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The word green is closely related to the Old English verb growan, "to grow". But it has much further reaching connotations than plantlife. Animals such as frogs, lizards, and other reptiles and amphibians, fish, insects, and birds. Several minerals have a green color, including emerald. Culturally, green has broad and sometimes contradictory meanings. In some cultures, green symbolizes hope and growth, while in others, it is associated with death, sickness, envy, or the devil, or both, depending on the context. The aim is produce a photo, characterising an interpretation of the colour Green.
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Freesia Leaves
by RuthC
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Freesia leaves after a light shower of misty rain.
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Submitted: Monday, 2nd July, 2012 01:18 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 9th June, 2012
Focal length: 4.3 mm
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 100
Notes: Hand-held, shaded light.
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