The buds are a tender and beautiful sight at the start of the blooming season in the ranunculus garden (a special favorite of mine in my local botanical garden). (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 textures from Shadowhouse Creations.
Featured in RedBubble Explore, 7 Day Popular Art, Design & Photography (May 2012)
Top 10 in “The Best Is Yet to Come” challenge in All Glorious Gardens (June 2013)
Featured in Bicolor Beauties (23 March 2014)
Featured in Weekly Theme Challenges (17 March 2014)
Featured in The Spirit of the Season (1 June 2012)
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