Close-up look at one of the fading dahlias at Mill Creek Park in Youngstown, Ohio. Taken with Canon EF 100 f/2.8 macro lens.


dahlia, pink, flower, mill creek park, youngstown, ohio, bloom

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

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  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 3 years ago

    Stunning dahlia!!!

  • Thanks, Cee!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotalmost 3 years ago


  • Thank you, Dot!! They’re fading FAST!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 3 years ago

  • Rita  H. Ireland
    Rita H. Irelandalmost 3 years ago

    Very lovely image!

  • Thanks, Rita!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Susie Peek
    Susie Peekalmost 3 years ago

    Gorgeous close-up and colour Monnie ~ great macro shot!

  • Carol Clifford
    Carol Cliffordalmost 3 years ago

    This is gorgeous!

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations!! You have been featured in the Flowering Bulbs group (clickable banner)

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  • Carol2
    Carol2almost 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture, Monnie!!

  • Thank you, Carol!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieealmost 3 years ago

    So very beautiful composition and arrangement, I like it so much:)
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    Best regards,

  • Thank you so much!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Lozzar Flowers & Art
    Lozzar Flowers...almost 3 years ago

    ooh this is wonderful!!! congrats on your feature!!

  • Thank you!

    – Monnie Ryan

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