During a long, slow, cool spring, lotus flowers slowly unfolded in local ponds. The gentlest of breezes, easily less than 1 m/s, slightly ruffled the water, adding texture to the pond surface. Blue darners flitted about, while frogs quietly drifted through the water between floating, green leaves.
Canon EOS 60D
Canon EF 70-200mm 1:4 L IS USM
180mm, 1/250 sec, f / 4, -1 EV, ISO 100
VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, BC
28 Jun 2011
Featured in Canon DSLR on 01 Aug 2011.