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A Rose with Freckles! v1 | by Nikonian72
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A Rose with Freckles! v1

This morning, I visited the South Coast Botanic Garden on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, just south of Los Angeles. A cold breeze and overcast skies kept most of the insect grounded, so I had to settle for photographing dew-draped flowers.


Hand-held Nikon D5000 at ISO 200, with Nikkor 105G macro lens, 1/200-sec at f/16, overcast sky & Nikon SB-600 speedlight with O-Flash 3/4-circle Fresnel prism attachment. This is a CLOSE-UP photographs, not a macro-photograph.

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Taken on May 13, 2012