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Beauty...Unfolding | by Kausthub
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Beauty...Unfolding

Part of "MY BEST" Set, a collection of Images that I feel represent my skill as a Photographer, as well as reveal my eye for picking good quality Images. View more of MY BEST here.

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EXPLORED ON 17 APRIL 2009 - # 409

 

Though I did conclude the lotus series, I still had a left over image that I wanted to post from the same shoot.

 

This is a lotus leaf from the same pond, and it was so interesting for me to see that they come right out of the water in a curled form. Then they unfold themselves into a lovely spread before finally settling down on the water majestically.

 

While focusing on this leaf that was uncurling, a damsel fly came and found a parking slot. As it sat there on the edge of the leaf, my ears heard the joyful noise of the opening shutter to capture this lovely image.

 

Photographed with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II, and Canon EF 70-200mm F2.8 IS USM L Lens and Canon EF 2X Extender. Handheld.

 

Photograph © Kausthub Desikachar

 

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Taken on April 12, 2009