Sunflower by Melissa Drummond

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Grown by my kids – aged 5,4 and 2.

But I dare say it was the 2 year old who ripped them out by the roots ;)

Nikon D90
Nikkor 18-55mm lens (I can’t remember if I had macro filters on……it was a while ago!)
As is.

Born in Victoria, now living in the outback of Western Australia, I love nature, music, and photography. I’m passionate about our environment, sustainability, and documenting the impact we’ve had on the planet.

I shoot both digital and film, and have a quirky collection of toy and vintage cameras that are a lot of fun to experiment with.

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Comments

  • mscott207
    mscott207over 4 years ago

    LMAO…imagine that!! great shot….LOVE the colors! thanks for the early morning laugh!!

  • thanks Michael, and cheers for the fave! Their enthusiasm (for want of a better word!) can be a bit destructive at times, that’s for sure! My oldest two are girls, so this whole 2-year-old boy business is a bit of an eye-opener :)

    – Melissa Drummond

  • Sandy Sutton
    Sandy Suttonover 4 years ago

    Great shot, mate. Love the sunshiny coulours… and everything else. Haha little tap dog!

  • Cheers Sandy, and thanks heaps for the fave! Yep, my little man at his destructive best :)

    – Melissa Drummond

  • Yhun Suarez
    Yhun Suarezover 4 years ago

    excellent macro :)

  • thank you :)

    – Melissa Drummond

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 4 years ago

    Simply beautiful love the detail, and hope they arenow in your kitchen in a vase showing there beauty indoors. : )

  • Thanks Karen. I think one of them survived long enough to end up in a vase :)

    – Melissa Drummond

  • LouJay
    LouJayover 4 years ago

    Love those iridescent blues of the stamens – set off beautifully by the yellow! Makes a lovely card.

  • thanks Lou! They were growing well there for a bit, until the novelty of gardening wore off (the kids, not me!).

    – Melissa Drummond

  • and I almost forgot, thanks too for the fave Lou – much appreciated!

    – Melissa Drummond

  • Trish Woodford
    Trish Woodfordover 4 years ago

    The colours are superb Melissa, what a great macro :)

  • Many thanks Trish, for the kind words and fave. Macro is not normally my thing, I struggle with it a lot, especially focussing – it’s a bit easier when the flower’s huge though :)

    – Melissa Drummond

  • mttmaliha
    mttmalihaover 4 years ago

    Lovely work.. and thanks for the giggle lol Kids!

  • Glad you got a giggle out of it Maureen! I think if I didn’t laugh at their antics I’d be tearing my hair out! Thanks so much for the kind words and fave – really appreciate it :)

    – Melissa Drummond

  • Laura Mitchell
    Laura Mitchellover 4 years ago

    Love the colour and focus!

  • thanks Laura!

    – Melissa Drummond

  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyover 4 years ago

    lol! excellent macro from a wonderful mother!

  • awww, Nadine you are so sweet! Thank you! As for wonderful mother, well, I’m extremely flattered – but I think I throw more tantrums than they do :)

    – Melissa Drummond

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartover 3 years ago

    splendid colours – those blues remind me of a peacock!

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