I’m not sure at all what this is, it could be a gazania from a similar family to daisies, I got some great shots of these pretty things….the bushy clump was quite unattractive, until you looked deeper and harder, and saw these magical blossoms, unfolding and dying….in the cycle of life. It was hard not to be impressed by their beauty, hidden just beneath the cloak of a rather unattractive first appearance…….a life lesson for me.

Update: I now think these might be african daisies (osteospermum ecklonis)

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  • Mui-Ling Teh
    Mui-Ling Tehover 2 years ago

    Very nice. As neat as it is to see the petals that were curled; I do like the elegance of the petals hear sprouting as they look up.

  • thank you very much Mui-Ling, they are lovely…it’s been nice to see them doing so many different poses for me! lol ;)

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  • LisaMM
    LisaMMover 2 years ago

    lovely capture Karin.

  • thank you so much Lisa!! :)

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  • barnsis
    barnsisover 2 years ago

    Excellent DOF, almost 3D

  • thank you so much Byron! :)

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  • peechez2010
    peechez2010over 2 years ago

    This is fabulous my friend. It has such a classic feel to it. Love the dusty color tones. You are so right, there is beauty in all stages :) This is an instant fav~ Hugs, Peechez

  • thank you so much Peechez, so happy you like the tones xx

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  • Nora Fraser
    Nora Fraserover 2 years ago

    s i enjoy this one a lot

  • thank you so much Nora! :)

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  • David Haworth
    David Haworthover 2 years ago

    very realistically touchable

  • Thank you very much for the lovely compliment David :)

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