Sunday, December 08, 2013

Macro: Prickly Pear


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I was surprised to find this prickly pear cactus growing and blooming here in Indiana one summer. (My research tells me it's the only cactus that can survive here.) I was even more pleasantly surprised to see what happened to the fragile, yellow flower when it was converted to black and white last night.


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Posted for I Heart Macro Week 30 and for Macro Monday 2

8 comments:

Arija said...

Oh so beautiful and delicate.

NatureFootstep said...

that flower in BW is a masterpiece. So delicate and beautiful. Great job on the treatment.

Christian Weiß said...

Great flower and structures.

Rambling Woods said...

Oh my gosh.... Love this... Michelle

Susie Clevenger said...

Gorgeous black and white shots..makes it look like organza petals

Ileana said...

Beautiful flower!

Gemma Wiseman said...

How very beautiful in monochrome. This lovely flower glistens with beauty.

Gunilla Bäck said...

Awesome close ups! Gorgeous.