I love rainy mornings in the rose garden! This beautiful variety is “Arizona,” an All-America Rose Selection for 1975 whose sunrise/sunset colors are among my favorites in the rose garden. (Olympus E-5 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/16, 1/125 sec., ISO 400, overcast/rain, handheld)
RedBubble Explore – Featured Photography (November 2013)
Featured in RedBubble Explore, 7 Day Popular Art, Design & Photography (September 2012)
This photo was chosen as the cover image for the winter 2013 newsletter of the South Coast Botanic Garden (Palos Verdes, California).
Top 10 (2nd Place) in “Valentine Roses” challenge in Backyard Macro and Closeups group (February 2014)
Winner of “Roses are red…” challenge in Fabulous Flowers group (November 2013)
Top 10 in “Flowers on black background” challenge in Absolute Clarity group (May 2013)
Top 10 (3rd Place tie) in “Single Flower on Black” challenge in Gorgeous Flower Cards group (May 2013)
Winner of “Rose or Roses Against a Black Background” challenge in Roses Grow on You group (September 2012)
Featured in Backyard Macro & Closeups (9 March 2014)
Featured in THE GROUP (1 October 2012)
Featured in Roses Grow on You (18 September 2012)
Featured in Blooms – All Seasons Flowers (14 September 2012)
Featured in Enchanted Flowers (13 September 2012)
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