Tree Seeds

I found these seed pods and seeds on a walkway next to Bulloch Hall in Roswell.  I think this is from a cypress tree but I’m not definitely sure on that.

I was really attracted by the spiky exterior of the seed pod and then I saw the seeds themselves as they had been scattered when the pod bust open.  I brought a few home to do a little macro work and capture this detail of nature.  To give you an idea of size on this, one of the fully-opened seed pods is about the size of a penny.

Nikon D7100
Vanguard Altra Pro 263 AT tripod
Nikon 105mm f/2.8 AF Micro-Nikkor
105mm @ f/18 –  1/3 sec – ISO 100