I had a wonderful visit to a greenhouse yesterday where it’s always summer! Plants and flowers blooming and through the glass the snow is still piled high. A delightful time until my cell phone fell out of my pocket and into the waterfall where I was trying to do a little re-arranging of the potted flowers. Ahh…there’s always something interesting about an outing with the camera! :-)

There were the most beautiful hanging baskets of geraniums….a flower seen with such frequency as to render it almost common. Yet when I saw the way the macro lens picked up the tiny stamens and the veining, this ‘common’ bloom appeared to me to be quite a remarkable thing.
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  • Holly Cawfield
    Holly Cawfieldalmost 7 years ago

  • Anne Smyth
    Anne Smythalmost 7 years ago

    fine detail and lovely color – nice job of raising the humble flower to deserved glory

  • janpiller
    janpilleralmost 7 years ago

    Oh I like this! I like the way you filled the frame with just a couple of the little flowers -nicely done! I like it framed in white too!

  • Plukie
    Plukiealmost 7 years ago

    How beautiful Holly, the stamens are like a little star in the middle of the delicate pink flower.

  • hardhhhat
    hardhhhatalmost 7 years ago

    You have done really well with a difficult to shoot flower – works really well on the black background as well.

  • Irish
    Irishalmost 7 years ago

    So very pretty!

  • Gene Praag
    Gene Praagalmost 7 years ago

    Great capture and I love how it fills the whole frame!

  • Andy Harris
    Andy Harrisalmost 7 years ago

    that is a great close-up… love that fills the whole picture and the detail in the petals is great!

  • korodyzs
    korodyzsalmost 7 years ago

    Beautiful Holly… this gorgeous, soft pink is amazing! :-)

  • felixx
    felixxalmost 7 years ago

    Lovely shot Holly! I love these year round greenhouses where i can forget the grey and cold outside :)

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