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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Rain drops on roses

My interest was in capturing the interesting visual effect of the water drops on the leaves of the rose. While the vibrant rose was my focus, I couldn't get the shot without the withering rose in the background. Ultimately, the juxtaposition of life and death strengthened the overall image.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Fleetwodd, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3300
Copyright: © Wendy Ryan