There are a number of varieties of this fruit tree. In English they seem to be called Sharon Fruit or Persimon Fruit. In Albanian this is a Kaki and it is has earned its place amids the most used fruit in the country.
I do not know the name of the tough long grass but it is so strong it will cut your hand should you try to pull it!
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emilbo (22598) 2012-09-18 15:54
Je ne connais pas le nom de l'herbe en avant-plan même je n'ai jamais vu l'arbre mais ici je connais le fruit sous le nom de Kaki. Excellente composition et beau contraste avec le ciel.
lousat (76808) 2012-09-19 1:56
Hi Aleks,very elegant way to take this lonely kaki tree,there is a strange and beautiful light and atmosphere too,beautiful scenary in background whit the typical autumn colors,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano.
daddo (24239) 2012-09-19 4:51
Tungjatjeta Aleks. Striking composition of this almost denuded tree set against a stark background. An image with a strong mood.By the way, in Japan they dry the fruit after removing the skin. It is one of the best dry fruits I have ever eaten. In my gallery you can see my friend's dad hanging the fruit to dry. Best wishes. Klaudio.
tyro (20418) 2012-09-19 6:32
A very interesting note about the Persimmon or Sharon fruit. I've very occasionally seen them in the shops here but obviously they are eaten a lot more in Albania. I think I can remember eating one once - I think it was rather nice and had some little seeds in it like a tomato - is that right?
This is a beautiful portrait of the tree - no fruit to be seen on it just now - finely portrayed against the lovely blue sky and the purple mountains. The brighter red and yellowish-green grasses in the foreground make a lovely "base" for the photograph which has some lovely colours and lighting, perfect exposure and excellent sharpness.
holmertz (40971) 2012-09-22 4:57
This is a fine composition, rather moody, maybe because the almost bare tree looks like it is dying, the grass looks so rough and autumn-like and the whole area looks so desolate. But the colours are fine, the light is good and you have cropped the photo well.
GREGG (7888) 2012-10-01 11:50
nice simple composition,
lonely tree at the beginning of winter.....
kordinator (17487) 2012-11-03 1:32
Amazing vertical landscape with lovely three in the foreground.
Lovely photo with beautiful low light and autumn colors.
- Copyright: Aleks Gjika (agjika) (3616)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-10-27
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Cannon EOS 5D, Canon EF24-70mm f2.8L
- Exposure: f/11, 1/160 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-09-18 15:43