I don't know what kind of flower this is, maybe a Zinnia or a Dahlia. I just liked the radiating petals and the vibrant colors, with that little star-shaped pistol or stamen as an extra touch.
Camera info: Nikon D200, 60mm macro lens at f4.5 and 1/160th, ISO 100, cloudy whitebalance
Post processing: cloned out white specks, Punch Drunk from Kubota, Touch of dark on edges, sharpened with the Edge and Popsickle (applied to the center only).
SC Christmas Digital Papers
6 months ago