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Brilliant Pollen
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15th Annual Photo Contest
Brilliant Pollen

The unusual, yellow clusters are the stems of pollen in one of our home's many annual flowers. While the general view of flowers are very pretty (the petals and leaves), I've always been fascinated by the brilliance of the pollen color and its soft texture. I wanted to be able to capture it in a way that was different from simply "zooming in" on a photo. It's an entirely different part of flowers that not many people pay attention to and I wanted to bring notice to that.

TAGS: Closeup, Illinois, Macro, Pollen

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Ashland, Illinois, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Shannon Gaston.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 24, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Ashland, Illinois, United States of America