Purple Rain

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[/box] The jacarandas in Johannesburg are a sight to see, the northern suburbs of the city turn purple with these majestic trees.
This, from end of October the the firs few weeks of November, is the season.
We call it purple rain season and you can see why.
Interesting fact: The Jacaranda is not native to South Africa or Africa for that matter, even if our capital city Pretoria is widely known for it. The tree is native of Central and South America.

[toggle title_open=”Photograph Information” title_closed=”Photograph Information” hide=”yes” border=”yes” style=”default” excerpt_length=”0″ read_more_text=”Read More” read_less_text=”Read Less” include_excerpt_html=”no”] [twocol_one]Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Lens: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM
Settings: 160sec, f/8, ISO 100
Focal Length: 40mm
35mm focal length: 64mm
Number of photos: 1
[/twocol_one][twocol_one_last]Filter: No
Flash: No
Tripod: No, the road was stable enough.
Software: Photoshop Ligthroom CC
Taken: 5 November 2016[/twocol_one_last] [divider_flat] [map style=”width: auto; height:200px; margin:20px 0px 20px 0px; border: 1px solid black;” marker=”yes” lat=”-26.166111″ lon=”28.025833″] [/toggle]

Photograph by Pascal Parent © 2016

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