Nikon D60
Tamron AF70-300mm Di, LD Macro 1:2 lens
June 2011
After several attempts at taking traditional peony shots, I stopped and observed and zoomed in closer to that spot where the flower takes form in your peripheral vision.

“When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.”
Peace Pilgrim quote (American Teacher and Spiritual leader and Peace Prophet, 1908-1981).


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  • Shubd
    Shubdover 3 years ago

    Joanne …. I can’t find the words for this !! Anything would be an understatement ! Love it !

  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsyover 3 years ago

    Beautiful image and words….

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Lissywitch
    Lissywitchover 3 years ago

    wonderful work Joanne

  • Ulla Jensen
    Ulla Jensenover 3 years ago

    Joanne, this is excellent ! Very inspiring….Cheers

  • Elaine  Manley
    Elaine Manleyover 3 years ago
    this is beautiful as well as the words !
  • Antanas
    Antanasover 3 years ago

    great capture, lovely image

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 3 years ago

    so soothing………….

    JUSTARTover 3 years ago

    beautiful shot

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 3 years ago

    Love it and your title too!

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