I waited for a puff of wind to force open the petals of this bloom. Poppy blossoms are amazingly flexible, and continuously rearrange themselves in a beautiful ballet in response to even slight breezes.
DP166-2013 Posted June 15; processed ditto
Poppy, Papaver orientale 'Royal Wedding'
Perennial Garden at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens,
Ann Arbor, Michigan
June 6, 2013 (D157) - arctangent's Photos
I'm hoping to use this gallery to challenge myself to learn something every day about seeing the world, photographing it, expressing myself through photos, and enjoying the works of other photographers. It will test my self-discipline. I won't even pretend that I'll take a picture every single day, but I will try to process one each day. Critiques are welcomed, and even encouraged. If you make a suggestion for altering one of my posts, to this or any other gallery, and I can act on it (short of retaking the shot), I'll try to respond and post the altered versions in a new 'Take Your Pick' gallery here: http://arctangent.smugmug.com/Photography/Take-Your-Pick/27975689_qs5bJs