20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hugging a flower

In my garden I noticed two insects clutching the pistil of a calla flower: it looked like a courtship scene between two shy lovers, while a little ladybug watches them all alone.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Poggio a Caiano, Italy
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Copyright: © Tiziana Cini