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Old Sep 26, 2014, 10:09 AM   #1
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This Texas native bush blooms profusely from early Summer until November. The flowers are about 40mm in length and attract all nectar lovers. I used my Minolta 50mm Macro and Sony A57 for this shot.
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Old Sep 26, 2014, 4:07 PM   #2
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G'day mate

I very much like the vibrant colours of this image - it looks similar to one of our Aussie flowers, the Kangaroo Paw, which comes in any of 1/2-dozen colours too

I like the sharpness, DoF, and the exposure separation between the flower & its background ... well done

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I'll second what Phil said, it does remind me of the Kangaroo Paw.

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My thanks to my two mates down under and my fellow Texan.
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Beautiful blossoms!
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