heart of purple (explored)
The glow of purple in the heart of this orange flower attracted my eye, and my lens followed shortly thereafter (East Village community garden)
Flickr Explore #457 May 1, 2009
October 22, 2009: The votes are in from the judges panel for "The Nature of Long Beach" photo contest sponsored by Partners of Parks, and I am very honored that they chose this image for the top award, the Grand Prize! (I am celebrating!)
October 1, 2009: This photo won 1st place in the "People's Choice Competition" portion of "The Nature of Long Beach" photo contest sponsored by Partners of Parks (nature-themed contest). Huge thanks for the support I had from my co-workers at Coffey Environments!
Thanks to the members of Perfect Petals for awarding this image 1st Place in the "Orange Flower Contest" (August 2009)!