Green succulent leaves at Centennial Gardens, Etobicoke, Ontario. Feb. 2011.

Pentax K-x, Lensbaby Muse w/Plastic Optic and Macro Lens. Straight out of the camera. :-)

Featured in “The Power of Simplicity”, March 2011.


green, aloe, cactus, macro, thorn, spike, abstract, nature


  • DebraLee Wiseberg
    DebraLee Wisebergover 3 years ago

    I like this how you have isolated the thorn. Good work.


  • Thanks, Debra! :-)

    – Jessica Dzupina

  • John  De Bord Photography
    John De Bord ...over 3 years ago

    Ok that is amazing, REALLY love the depth in this!

  • Thanks so much, John!

    – Jessica Dzupina

  • Marilyn Cornwell
    Marilyn Cornwellover 3 years ago

    Such a beautiful composition – just wonderful!

  • Thanks so much, Marilyn!

    – Jessica Dzupina

  • Wendy Brusca
    Wendy Bruscaover 3 years ago

    A sticky subject, for sure. Love this composition, Jess!

  • Thanks, Wendy!

    – Jessica Dzupina

  • fourthangel
    fourthangelover 3 years ago

  • Fantastic! Thanks SO much, always, Angela!

    – Jessica Dzupina

  • Kitsmumma
    Kitsmummaover 3 years ago

    Beautiful colour and dof, nice work.

  • Thanks very, very much!

    – Jessica Dzupina

  • photontrappist
    photontrappistover 3 years ago

    very nice compo and dof, lovely colours too.

  • Thanks so much!

    – Jessica Dzupina

  • fernando
    fernandoover 3 years ago

    That’s why I love lensbaby. Great image!

  • Thank you very much!

    – Jessica Dzupina

  • Peter Maeck
    Peter Maeckover 3 years ago

    I’ve shot a few spiky succulent leaves myself, but none as poetically as your have done here.

  • What a lovely comment, thank you so much! :-)

    – Jessica Dzupina

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