I’ve always been enchanted by roses, especially red roses. This budding rose was photographed in 2009 shortly after I purchased my Canon EOS 50 D. I used a 70 mm Sigma Macro lens.

Featured in Catraven Challenge – 2011
Top Ten Winner – This, That, & the Other Thing – 2011
Featured in The Art of Still Life – 2012
Top Ten Winner in The Best of Anything and Everything – 2012
Top Ten Winner in This, That, and The Other Thing Challenge – 2013
Top Ten Winner in The Valentine’s Day Challenge – Canon EOS – February 2014

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Bob Kelch is a retired pediatrician and health care administrator who now has the time he wants to devote to his passion, photography. He lives near the Lake Michigan shore in South Haven, Michigan.

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  • PolaRaven
    PolaRavenover 3 years ago

    Stunning Work Robert

  • Cassy Randle
    Cassy Randleover 3 years ago

    So beautiful!!

  • Robert Kelch, M.D.
    Robert Kelch, ...over 3 years ago

    Thank you both for your kind comments. This is one of my favorites.

  • quiltmaker
    quiltmakerover 3 years ago

  • Robert Kelch, M.D.
    Robert Kelch, ...over 3 years ago

    Thank you for this nice recognition.

  • cootie
    cootieover 3 years ago

  • Nancy Grubb
    Nancy Grubbover 3 years ago

    Very beautiful.

  • Nancy Grubb
    Nancy Grubbabout 3 years ago

    I purchased this print and it’s even more beautiful than I imagined.

  • Thanks. This is my best selling print.

    Did you receive the print of the old car?

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • jeanlphotos
    jeanlphotosover 2 years ago

    Well done…May 7,2012….Jean

  • Thanks for this lovely recognition.

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • MaryinMaine
    MaryinMaineabout 1 year ago

    A Flower Bud Challenge
    So pretty and delicate

  • Thank you. I appreciate this recognition.

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

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