Hollyhock On Backside

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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedAugust 9, 2012
TakenAugust 9, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D40X
Exposure1/200 sec at f/16
FlashFlash, Auto-Mode, Return light not detected
Focal Length185 mm
ISO100
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They are wet with the showers and embrace the rock for want of shelter...Job 24:8

This afternoon we picked the wrong time to go for part of our walk...We got almost to the end of our driveway when it poured down rain..It was like a cloud burst...We ended up running the rest of the way to our mail box and the only shelter we could find on the way back to the house to get out of the pelting hail like rain was to stand under an apple tree. We finished the rest of our walk this evening....We are still here no worse for wear:) Thankfully I left my camera at home on our afternoon walk and didn't use it until I shot a picture of the hollyhock after it stopped raining..We don't have too many hollyhocks left anymore but liked how this one looked with the raindrops clinging to the backside of it.

Wet from the showers
We raced thru' our walk
Happy were the flowers
Who embraced the rain...
Especially the hollyhock,
One of few left to remain.
Poetry by me, AJP

12 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (9 Aug 2012):

    NICE! Looks like a studio image.

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (9 Aug 2012):

    Andrea, wonderful details, love the drop

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (9 Aug 2012):

    Beautiful photo, love this view of the Hollyhock : ). What an adventure in the sudden downpour!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (9 Aug 2012):

    i miss the hollyhocks we had in our yard. your capture of this is spot on!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (10 Aug 2012):

    Absolutely BEAUTIFUL picture

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (10 Aug 2012):

    Very beautiful. I love hollyhocks, Andrea. They remind me of my childhood when we had them everywhere around the property. Your walk turned into quite an adventure, didn't it? :)) I love to walk in the rain, but not when it's hailing!! Wonderful shot!!!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (11 Aug 2012):

    Beautifully captured! I often think the back side of a flower is just as pretty as the front!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (11 Aug 2012):

    A agree with Susan. Different views of flowers can be quite interesting and just as pretty.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (13 Aug 2012):

    One more beautiful shot andrea!!!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (13 Aug 2012):

    I love hollyhocks and wish I could get them to grow but something always kills them off.. this is such a beautiful blossom with the raindrops, very well captured!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (15 Aug 2012):

    Less is more. So well seen. Beautifully shown.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (18 Aug 2012):

    love your pov!

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