A Simple Pretty Flower for a Sunday – 21

Here’s the 21st installment of “A Simple Pretty Flower for a Sunday.” If you’d like, you can view all the earlier Sunday flower images/posts on this page.

Here’s a photo I took at the end of October. There were still some flowers around even after the snow earlier in the month. This one was taken at the Round House here in Santa Fe, better known to outsiders as the New Mexico State Capitol. I was just strolling through the area, and found a pot with flowers in it, and I began to see what I could get.

I don’t know what this flower is (anybody?), but my eye just liked the intricate nature to the flower. And it just seemed a good pick for today, especially for us who don’t have the benefit of Nature bringing us Spring yet.

Hope your Sunday is bright and colorful. (:

Shot with my 105mm macro lens at f/10.

Image Copyright © Katie Johnson. All Rights Reserved.

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~ by KatiesCameraBlog on February 26, 2012.

20 Responses to “A Simple Pretty Flower for a Sunday – 21”

  1. It seems to be a relative of the Gaillardia pulchella that I recently showed at

    http://portraitsofwildflowers.wordpress.com/2012/02/23/firewheel-2/

    and earlier at

    http://portraitsofwildflowers.wordpress.com/2011/08/26/firewheel/

  2. The yellows and greens are wonderful!

  3. Fantastic Katie….

  4. Amazingly vibrant!

  5. Gorgeous sunny flower..

  6. Great photo Katie!!

  7. A fantastic mixture of happy colours 🙂

  8. Nice and cheery as always 🙂

  9. hi Katie! I was looking forward to this and am not disappointed. Very pretty flower and like DOF-have a happy day!

  10. brilliant colors!

  11. Wonderful capture. It’s all my favorite shades of orange.

  12. You are making it so tempting to think Spring will be here soon! I can’t wait for it.

  13. Beautiful! Makes me want Spring!

  14. This flower looks like it is made up of other tiny flowers. I can’t wait until Spring!:)

  15. I love the detail

  16. Very unusual! Great shot!

  17. Great flower. It looks like a bunch of photos all in one big flower. Very pretty. Nice shot!

  18. Beuatiful, Katie [as always!].

  19. Beautiful yellow, Katie. Even the anonymous things are abundant in the nature just to bring more surprises for us. Cool, right?
    🙂

  20. mMmm : )

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