Someone Left The Cake Out In The Rain   5 comments


A large, droopy sunflower just after a summer rain.

© 2011 Rob Hanson Photography, All Rights Reserved

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After one of our recent, infrequent rainstorms, we found this sad sunflower looking as though it had seen better days. She was much more vivacious when seen in Mwah! Air Kisses.

With its dinner-plate size and bright colors, it reminded us of the old Richard Harris song, “MacArthur Park.” It’s getting close to time for harvesting the seeds… only this morning, we found a squirrel hanging off of her, an unseemly end to such a beauty.

Nikon D7000 with Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8 lens, ISO 800, 1/60s, 24mm, f/7.1

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5 responses to “Someone Left The Cake Out In The Rain

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  1. Great shot Rob, the colours are excellent

  2. Sad but still very pretty. Great shot.

  3. Wow, Rob, how absolutely emotional! I just love reading your blog posts, they are a true highlight for my day. And the wonderful image today, it really adds so much emotion to the post. We’re all so very sad for the sunflower here… awesome work, my friend!

  4. sweet image – like the raindrops on the petals.

  5. A perfect title for this one for sure!

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