A Sago Palm is not a particularly pleasant plant to look at, but the spring fronds when shot with a macro take you into a magical world. You have about 24 hours when they are unfurling like this.
Nikon D80, tripod with Sigma 105mm Macro f13 1/30 ISO640
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Won Circles Challenge for Nikon D80 group and Group Avatar (Dec ’08)
Won Spiral Challenge for Shapes and Patterns (June 09)
Sold as a Framed Photograph, at my first Art Show (Nov 08) and again at Gallery show Feb 09. Sold framed 11×17 to friend, and to a local tradesman after he saw me shooting new growth in one of the sago palms. Sold a Laminated Print off RB 8/2010