Contrast of soft pastel-shaded cactus petals and spikes and deep green beyond. This cactus is in my friend’s backyard at around 750m above sealevel near the Bavarian Alps. It is outside from early May till the first frost and flourishes from year to year.


Nikon D70, Sigma 50mm. No post-pro.


bloom, flower, floral, flora, blossom, cactus, macro, petal, spike, jagged, echinopsis

Born in Scotland, at home in Europe, I am a passionate semi-professional photographer with eclectic tastes who loves to travel and capture images of our beautiful world. Check out my gallery or contact me directly for contract work or customization.
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    JUSTARTover 3 years ago

    beautiful shot

  • Thank you!

    – Kasia-D

  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfover 3 years ago

    Stunning macro!

  • Colin, thank you! I had fun playing around with shots of this beautiful flower. Kasia

    – Kasia-D

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