An October dahlia blooming in the gardens at Mill Creek Park in Youngstown, Ohio. Taken with a Canon XTi with a Canon 100 mm f/2.8 macro lens.


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I’m a semi-retired newspaper editor/writer who loves photography, especially flower macros, lighthouses, old mills and covered bridges.

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  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 3 years ago

    Isn’t that pretty with it’s beautiful yellow center! I love all the color combinations of dahlias! Nicely capture, Monnie!

  • Nora Caswell
    Nora Caswellover 3 years ago

    Merry Christmas

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    NatureGreeting...over 3 years ago

    Gorgeous shot, and a fave!!

  • Thanks so much!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • JaniceMachado
    JaniceMachadoover 3 years ago

    Please remove the very first Snowman, It has wrong group name on it, thank you.

  • Carol2
    Carol2over 3 years ago

    Beautiful color and full frame capture, Monnie!!

  • Thanks, Carol — don’t know what I’ll do if they ever stop planting these gorgeous dahlias every summer!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • swaby
    swabyover 3 years ago

    Simply gorgeous, congratulations!

  • Thanks so much!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 3 years ago

    Congratulations!! You have been featured in the Flowering Bulbs group group.

  • Monnie Ryan
    Monnie Ryanover 3 years ago

    That’s wonderful, Cee — thanks!

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