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Red Velvet Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)

Dec 20, 2010


Another outstanding photograph ... so clear you can see - almost feel - the texture of the petals. Please tell us what kind of camera you are using? And what is the size of this flower ... about three inches across?
Don't encourage me, I can be a showoff. Opps, too late..... The secret of taking good photographs is to have a good lens. The camera is a 2005 model Panasonic Lumix FZ-7 with a Zeiss lens. The other secret is to have enough light. And the other secret is to take a lot of pictures..... The flowers were about 5 inches across. Come to think of it, this site is the logical place to develop my Digital Herbarium. In the meantime, I'll post a Sunflower photo I like. It seems to be waving to me or something....

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