With the morning light on this little Gerbera bud, I thought it even more beautiful than the flower.
“Birth of Beauty” was featured in ♥ Artists Universe ♥
“Birth of Beauty” was featured in A Photographers Craft

PentaxK-5: sigma 105mm EXDG Macro
105mm: f4: 1/40 sec: ISO 200

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Clare, a photographic artist, lives on the Mid North Coast of NSW. She sees the world both vast and microscopic through the eyes of her Pentax cameras. This is her passion. This is her life!

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  • John Holding
    John Holdingover 1 year ago

    Very nice Clare.

  • thank you very much John

    – Clare Colins

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseover 1 year ago

    I love the dahlia when in bud ~ to me they have an appearance of great strength!! Wonderfully captured Clare…

  • Thank you Sharon, you see what I see :)

    – Clare Colins

  • aprilann
    aprilannover 1 year ago

    Fantastic capture!

  • Thank you very much indeed :)

    – Clare Colins

  • Rosemary Sobiera
    Rosemary Sobieraover 1 year ago

    Majestic! Beautiful capture! :)

  • Thank you so much :)

    – Clare Colins

  • Keith G. Hawley
    Keith G. Hawleyover 1 year ago

    Nicely spotted Clare… This is a great shot…

  • Thank you very much Keith…I’m pretty happy with this one myself :)

    – Clare Colins

  • Christina Brundage
    Christina Brun...over 1 year ago

    Stunning image – so simple and with such lovely muted tones.

  • Thank you for the great comments Christina….much appreciated!

    – Clare Colins

  • Jane Brack
    Jane Brackover 1 year ago

    So elegant! What fantastic lighting, clarity, and wonderful composition!

  • Thank you so much for the lovely comments on this image Jane, much appreciated!

    – Clare Colins

  • Guatemwc
    Guatemwcover 1 year ago

    Congrats! 2/20/2013


  • Thank you!

    – Clare Colins

  • Peter Doré
    Peter Doréover 1 year ago

  • Thanks Peter

    – Clare Colins

  • ♥⊱ B. Randi Bailey
    ♥⊱ B. Randi Ba...over 1 year ago

    Such a lovely, well-lit image! Please consider submitting this to “All Vibrant Plants!”

  • Many thanks.

    – Clare Colins

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