Just a little flower cluster.
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I love when you can’t seem to tell a photo from a painting, and vise versa! I was using my close up 10x magnifier lens attachment to focus on the center of this mallow flower and the extreme depth of field the magnifier created tended to blur out the flower petals and background to such a degree, that the end result appeared much more like an art painting than it did a photograph.
Along a lone hike today around Elizabeth Lake Ca. I had found a single poppy flower hidden behind the shade of small rock. Most of the surrounding desert area of my journey was burnt and barren land still recovering from Lake Hughes station fire last summer so, to find this bright little flower in the middle of seemingly nowhere was a beautiful treat.