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Cactus Flowers before and after Redux – B&W

Vibrant Cactus Flowers in monochrome
Spent Cactus Flowers in monochrome

Allan of sweet ohm CA suggested a black and white treatment of the cactus flowers in my previous post might look good. Sounded interesting so here’s a re-do.


Cactus Flowers before and after

Vibrant Cactus Flowers
Spent Cactus Flowers

The first image is of impressive cactus flowers captured in the morning. The second, a scant few hours later, is of the same flowers that afternoon. What an amazing change in so short a time.

Iris from the Future

Iris from the Future

In my previous post, I said, “Soon this bud will open…”. One day later, it did. Further, almost a year ago in a post with an iris, I responded to a comment and said, “Next year, if we are lucky, we will have some of these beauties of our own.” And here it is. For once, I ‘predicted’ the future :-).