Brand-new blue plumbago just starting to bloom at the edge of a lake at El Dorado Nature Center in Long Beach, California. (Olympus E-5 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/8, 1/125 sec., ISO 200)


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  • Brenda Dow
    Brenda Dowover 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture, Celeste….. I’ll fav your Plumbago is you fav mine!!! LOLOLOL
    Just teasing…….. love your DOF….. a special view of this beautiful plant beginning to bloom!!!!

  • Thanks, Brenda. Your Plumbago is a tenderly beautiful image.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • OpalFire
    OpalFireover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous blue colour and super detail.

  • Thank you, Maggie. Plumbago is a very special pastel blue that I find very appealing.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Ralph de Zilva
    Ralph de Zilvaover 2 years ago

    Beautiful sharp image with a great dof and lovely colours.

  • Thanks very much, Ralph!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Susan Werby
    Susan Werbyover 1 year ago

    Macro perfection and delicacy once again, Celeste…A delicate thread below the stem hanging on…

  • Many thanks, Susan! The spiders were busy. :)

    – Celeste Mookherjee

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