The Depths Within by lilynoelle

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Close up of a rose. Here, the message is to find the beauty in the small details.

Published in the BAC Street Journal, vol. II, Chicago: a part of the Beverly Arts Center.

VERY surprised and proud to have been voted Top 10 in The Sisterhood’s Sensual By Nature Challenge! Thank you! July 2010

Honored to be Featured in Macro Magic, August 2010


You can also find this, and other work, on my deviantart account:

Copyright 2009
S. Rothe


black and white, close up, details, flower, garden, life, macro, rose, roses


  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • jimfoutch
    jimfoutchabout 4 years ago

    lovely capture!:)

  • Thank you! This is my personal favorite from my photography. ;)

    – lilynoelle

  • jimfoutch
    jimfoutchabout 4 years ago

    it is to die for….I love self-portraiture…but thi is a true piece of heaven!:)

  • It always amazes me how beautiful flowers are, so simple yet brilliant. I think the rose did most of the work here. ;)

    – lilynoelle

  • jimfoutch
    jimfoutchabout 4 years ago

    a rose capturng a rose…love it…give yourself some credit!:)

  • Mciavone
    Mciavoneabout 4 years ago

    Still one of my favorite images of yours to this day.

  • Thank you, dear. :) To me this rose will always be alive and blossoming. :)

    – lilynoelle

  • PaulusF
    PaulusFabout 4 years ago

    beautiful intricacy! your message comes through loud and clear, lily!

  • Thank you so much! I really appreciate such lovely words. :)

    – lilynoelle

  • Magi5760
    Magi5760almost 4 years ago

    Congratulations from your hosts at Macro Magic!

  • THANK YOU!!! This is a wonderful surprise to wake up to. :)) I’m honored.

    – lilynoelle

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimagealmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you!

    – lilynoelle

  • musabenedetta
    musabenedettaalmost 4 years ago

    I just love this. I personally think it is one of your best photographic works.

  • Thank you, my dear! It’s my personal favorite. ;)

    – lilynoelle

  • wolfepaw
    wolfepawalmost 4 years ago

    Fabulous b&w macro shot!

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