Shepherd's Purse Seed

Macro Art
Shepherd's Purse Seed by Zhang Ye Fei

Image details - Shepherd's Purse Seed

Photographer: Zhang Ye Fei (see profile)
Competition: Competition-14
Category: Macro Art
Location: Jiangyin, Jiangsu, China


Although classified as a common annual weed, I used a macro lens to reveal the delicate beauty of Capsella bursa-pastoris seed pods– known commonly as shepherd’s purse. Being part of the Brassica family its seeds are edible and are consumed across Asia.


3rd place - Macro Art