Be Active - Autumn Shapes

"I am new to photography and am a little wary of digital cameras, and I never know what to take photos of. I found the 'Photographic Scavenger Hunt' activity a great way to make me think about framing my subject and I really enjoyed looking for things. I never knew the place I lived was so interesting! "

Step 3: Shapes of seeds

These trees also produce their seeds in autumn and all are very distinctive.  Like fruit the seeds ripen, and once ready brown over time.

  • See if you can spot their seeds using our guide. Sketch the seeds or photograph the seeds yourself


Oak - Acorn:

The seed of the oak is the acorn.


Acorn - Oak Tree


Horse Chestnut - Conker:

The seed of the Horse Chestnut is the conker. This image shows the conker in its casing.


Conker - Horse Chestnut


Sycamore - Winged seed:

The seed of the Sycamore is winged.


Sycamore - winged seed






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