19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Along came an aphid

This photo shows a view into the flower of a dahlia. Actually I had a simple macro shot in mind. But then suddenly this aphid entered the stage. Its colour contrast to the petals and the colour harmony with the centre of the flower told me: this is the picture.

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Date Taken: 08.2021
Date Uploaded: 10.2021
Photo Location: spicheren, France
Copyright: © Peter Bylda