Meta data: Nikon D70 Raw capture, AF-S Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED at 70mm (105mm 35mm equivalence).
Exif: ISO 200, 1/200 second, f/9.
Post: Cropping, cloning out of distracting areas, routine level adjustments and sharpening.
It’s not every day that one gets to take a “portrait” of a flower as colorful as this one: frontal, head-on, just as if it were a head shot of a person!
“Good Day, to you too, Dahlin’ Dahlia!”