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The Unfolding of a Jimson Weed (Datura stramonium)

Published April 28th, 2012

I have been fascinated by this flower. Here is a series of shots that tell its unfolding story

Jimson Weed bud

The flower starts to peek into the light (K5IM5181)

  • August 27th, 2011
  • Pentax K-5
  • 50mm / f/11 / 1/90 sec

Jimson Weed Bud

  • August 28th, 2010
  • Pentax K10D
  • 50mm / f/5.6 / 1/90 sec

Jimson Weed

getting ready to unfold (K5IM4972)

  • August 14th, 2011
  • Pentax K-5
  • 50mm / f/5.6 / 1/180 sec

Jimson Weed

Timeless unfolding (K5IM5054)

  • August 20th, 2011
  • Pentax K-5
  • 50mm / f/2.8 / 1/1500 sec

Jimson Weed

  • August 28th, 2010
  • Pentax K10D
  • 50mm / f/5.6 / 1/180 sec

Jimson Weed Unfolding!

  • August 18th, 2010
  • Pentax K10D
  • 50mm / f/4 / 1/125 sec

Jimson Weed

Swirling! (K5IM4911)

  • August 13th, 2011
  • Pentax K-5
  • 50mm / f/5.6 / 1/180 sec

Jimson Weed Unfolding

  • August 28th, 2010
  • Pentax K10D
  • 50mm / f/6.7 / 1/125 sec

Jimson Weed Opening 1/4

  • August 14th, 2010
  • Pentax K10D
  • 50mm / f/8 / 1/15 sec

Jimson Weed

Just opening! (K5IM4605)

  • July 31st, 2011
  • Pentax K-5
  • 50mm / f/8 / 1/45 sec

Jimson Weed

K5IM4683

  • August 5th, 2011
  • Pentax K-5
  • 50mm / f/8 / 1/8 sec

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paulabarrickman
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Paula Barrickman  over 1 year ago
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This is just lovely. Inspiring. Thank you!
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dr. d  over 2 years ago
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This is lovely - thanks for posting!
Schwamborn
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Rudi Schwamborn  over 2 years ago
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Phantastc Work!!