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The Surfer
Innocence
Donuts: A Food Pyramid
American Consumerism
A Man in the City Center
Color with a print
Pregnant photographe
Woman Forever Lost to the Subway Tunnels of Philadelphia
Busy Bees
Perspective is Everything
Southern yellow-billed hornbill
Still life of a dying sunflower
Cascading fall in Starved Rock
Pride, in Vancouver
Owl Butterfly
Aqua movement
Snack time
Lynx Spider eats fly on Purple flower
Natural Love
Tiny Landscape on a Rock
Ibis with a lizard
L'oceano
Molt in the Mid of Night
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Still life of a dying sunflower

Sunflowers are among the happier flora. This image turns that notion on its head by juxtaposing the beauty of these bright and cheerful flowers with the idea of inevitable decay. In this image, the frailty of life is depicted hanging by a thread.

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Del Mar, California, United States of America
Member since 2019
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Copyright:
© Reese Ger-Herscott.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2019
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Aug. 3, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7100
Focal Length: 27mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: ISO800
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