A fascinating flower… commonly known as cockscomb.
As I was photographing this flower, using my macro lens, I suddenly saw these tiny white florets hiding below the showy curvy velvety top part. Cool!

Featured in:
One Single Flower on Display, October 2013
Canon DSLR Group, October 2013
Bassen Thorpe Gallery, October 2013
All Things Photographic, October 2013
International Women’s Photography, October 2013
Enchanted Flowers, October 2013
The Tropical Zone, November 2013

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EF100mm f/2.8 USM
30.0 sec
ISO 100
Single RAW file


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Wendi is a fine art photographer currently living on the west coast of Canada. Her work has been published internationally in Australia, Canada and the United States.

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  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Patten10 months ago

    Beautiful work Wendi..cheers.

  • So pleased you stopped by Warren…thank you kindly!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • John Schneider
    John Schneider10 months ago

    Beautiful piece of work, superb!

  • Always enjoy your comments, John…thank you!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • pablosvista2
    pablosvista210 months ago

    A fascinating flower indeed – very unusual. Lovely work Wendy

  • Delighted you dropped by Paul…. many thanks! :)

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • naturelover
    naturelover10 months ago

    So unusual but really beautiful, love those colours too, splendid work Wendi x

  • Yes, they are…. was tricky to photograph too. Many thanks to you Pauline! xo

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstone10 months ago

    Aren’t they just the prettiest little things? Gorgeous colours!

  • They’re so unique, Mel…. many thanks for dropping in here! :)

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Jazzdenski
    Jazzdenski10 months ago

    Great shot of this exotic beauty Wendi.

  • Thanks Denis…sure is exotic!! ;)

    – Wendi Donaldson

    JUSTART10 months ago


  • Thanks for your support, Syl….always appreciate it!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • dgscotland
    dgscotland10 months ago

    Nice unusual piece Wendi.

    Clicking the banner takes you to the group….please enjoy it.

  • Many thanks!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • annacuypers
    annacuypers10 months ago

    Wonderful work Wendi ! x

  • So good to have you visit, Anna….thank you so much! xo

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Lucinda Walter
    Lucinda Walter10 months ago


  • Many thanks Lucinda! xo

    – Wendi Donaldson

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