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Nature's Goblet - The Birds and the Bees by BlueMoonRose

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207 views, 9 favourites, 12 January 2013
A pretty pink Cape daisy growing in our garden in the North-East of England after a very heavy summer shower. The rain descended so suddenly that the daisy did not have time to close its petals to protect its delicate reproductive apparatus from the rain. This would not have pleased the bees, who would be desirous for nectar, but some thirsty bird would have regarded it as a bonus! Where I can do so without breaking the stem, I tilt the flower to get rid of the surplus water. Photographed with my Canon PowerShot S3 IS camera, Supermacro setting
Featured in THE WORLD AS WE SEE IT OR AS WE MISSED IT!, in GEMS on 27 October 2012 and in ONE SINGLE FLOWER ON DISPLAY on 18 November 2012

My life is divided between teaching Music and Photography. The instruments I play are organ, piano, clarinet and saxophone. I taught German and Spanish before my retirement, but since I got my digital camera no longer have time for them!

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  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 2 years ago


  • Thank you, Cheryl.

    – BlueMoonRose

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    WONDERFUL capture

  • Thank you, Larry.

    – BlueMoonRose

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Thank you, Ray.

    – BlueMoonRose

  • Samohsong
    Samohsongover 2 years ago

    Very pretty and I am sure the bees appreciated your efforts Kathryn. ~Sam

  • Thank you, Sam. Unfortunately, with this particular flower, the risk of breaking the stem would have been too great, so I just had to leave it for the birds.

    – BlueMoonRose

    JUSTARTover 2 years ago


  • Thank you, Sylvia.

    – BlueMoonRose

  • CanyonWind
  • Pop’s, I am so delighted that my daisy shot has been featured in the Group! Thank you very much indeed!

    – BlueMoonRose

  • vette
    vetteover 2 years ago

    Very beautiful image Kathryn, love the detail and colours. Susan

  • Thank you, Susan.

    – BlueMoonRose

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 2 years ago

    Beautiful capture and bloom.

  • Thank you, Julie.

    – BlueMoonRose

  • Deborah Lazarus
    Deborah Lazarusover 2 years ago

    Wonderful work !!! Bravo!!!
    Your host, Deb
    October 27, 2012

  • Thank you so much for this lovely feature, Deb. It is greatly appreciated!

    – BlueMoonRose

  • Evita
    Evitaover 2 years ago

    Lovely capture !!! ☺♥

  • Thank you, Evita.

    – BlueMoonRose

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