One of the jazzier dahlias from the garden at Mill Creek Park in Youngstown, Ohio (USA). EOS Digital Rebel XTi and Canon EF100 f.2/8 macro lens.

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

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  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 2 years ago

    Wow, what a beauty! Great color!

  • Thanks!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Susie Peek
    Susie Peekover 2 years ago

    Beautiful capture ~ lovely colour and detail Monnie :)

  • Thanks, Susie! May have to head back tomorrow if the sun’s out – they’ll be gone all too soon!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • aprilann
    aprilannover 2 years ago

    Another beauty. Hope I’ll be moderating this in Lovely Lavender, too. (hint, hint).

  • Thanks, April! But that group is by invitation only, I see.

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Maria  Moro
    Maria Moroover 2 years ago

    23rd Sept 2012

  • Thanks, Maria!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • aprilann
    aprilannover 2 years ago

    Well, I’ll just see that you get an invite!

  • Greybeard
    Greybeardover 2 years ago

    I love the clarity and the shadows that you have captured. Beautiful closeup.

  • Thanks so much!!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Pat Yager
    Pat Yagerover 2 years ago

    Oh, I love this, Monnie! What detail you’ve captured here, my friend! A beautiful close-up! ~ Pat

  • Thank you, Pat!!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Evita
    Evitaover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work !!!

    Click on the link below to view your feature and congratulate your fellow artists
    Blooms (All Seasons Flowers) FEATURES October 5th, 2012

  • Thanks very much, Evita!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • labaker
    labakerover 2 years ago

    stunning shot Monnie!

  • Thanks, Larry!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Maisie Sinclair
    Maisie Sinclairover 2 years ago

    Such gorgeous colours. Amazing image

  • Thank you, Maisie!

    – Monnie Ryan

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