Dahlia Days

Dahlias are interesting me lately. I love their symmetry, flamboyance, and elegance. I photographed this red dwarf dahlia head-on with my 105mm macro lens at an ISO of 100 and an exposure of 1.3 seconds and f/36.

Here’s an extreme close-up of a Dalia petal (from this dalhia, planted in my front garden):

Dahlia Petal

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