© 2012 Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott

A quick, handheld macro shot of these delicate petals blowing under a light rain. The long focal length (200mm) of this zoom lens I bought to sell makes for great compression and a complete blur of the background. I love the subtle detail here.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8, Lightly processed (contrast) in Adobe Lightroom 4

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