16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Poppy Flower resisting the wind at the NY Botanical Garden

A windy day at the NY Botanical Garden, this poppy was lashing about resisting the wind, petals blown backwards and stem flying up and down in a wild dance. I held my camera perfectly still until the flower appeared exactly where I wanted in my lens. Then I took the shot.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 06.2018
Photo Location: New York City, New York, United States of America
Camera: SLT-A99V
Copyright: © Michele Calise