I saw this opening rosebud and thought, this is a flower to get lost in, a tender and beautiful little natural wonder glowing from within. (Olympus E-510 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/5.6, 1/640 sec., ISO 100, filtered afternoon light, handheld)
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Top 10 (2nd Place) in “Single Rose” challenge in Black & White Macros group (May 2013)
Top 10 in “Black and White Rose” in Roses Grow on You group (August 2011)
Featured in Black & White Macros (22 December 2012)
Featured in B/White Flowers-Only (5 December 2011)
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