The mix of sun and shade during a recent afternoon visit to the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden at California State University, Long Beach, led to this dramatic portrayal of a stately Japanese iris at the edge of the koi pond. (Olympus E-5 & Zuiko 70-300mm zoom at 190mm [380mm in full-frame 35mm equivalent], f/8, 1/640 sec., ISO 200, afternoon sun)
Featured in The Power of Simplicity (24 July 2012)
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