The buds are a tender and beautiful sight at the start of the blooming season (March) in the ranunculus garden at South Coast Botanical Garden (Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, USA). (Olympus E-5 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/3.5, 1/320 sec., ISO 200, overcast, handheld) Post-processing in Topaz Simplify and Topaz Detail, with subtle textures from Shadowhouse Creations.
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