Poppy Bokeh

I left this Icelandic Poppy (Papapver nudicaule) out in the rain. Still in its pre-planting pot, I photographed it in the waning light after the rain ended. The thirty second exposure with the lens stopped all the way down produced excellent bokeh (smooth and pleasing background blur in a photo).

Related links: Wet Poppy Bud, Little Shop of Horrors, my Poppy set on Flickr.

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