Beauty And The Bug

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On a one day swing up and back to Maine yesterday, I took along my trusty Ricoh GR. The above is just one of a number of “keepers” I got on that trip. The little camera is a powerhouse for close up work having no anti-aliasing filter. Everytime I use it I like it more and more.

A Variant

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A few posts back I posted a black and white version of this early peony. Today I went back to my original photo and am showing it in all its colorful glory. Any preference?

Flower Meditation

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Flowers sitting in a vase on a dining table. I took this photograph of one of them side-lit by a south facing window. To me, the beauty of the petals spiraling down towards the center of the bloom gently brings the viewer along to a place of luxurious  yellow/green quiet.