15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Autumn Beauty Sunflower Bud

Life unfolding . . . is a beautiful thing. By my own hand, unfortunately, this Autumn Beauty was snipped prematurely in my zeal to weed out faded blooms. I was crushed as this stalk was on track to be the apex of my garden patch.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: LE ROY, Illinois, United States of America
Camera: KODAK EASYSHARE M340 Digital Camera
Copyright: © Martha Dean