Jet Engine

This image of a fuschia reminds me of a jet engine.

Not a photogram, I captured the bud in all its three-dimensionality using strong bottom and rear lighting. Here are two related images of the same fuschia, captured with a different technique.

By the way, I was able to get this unusual low angle to the fuschia bud using a Low Pod from Kirk Enterprises.

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