13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
She dreamed of Paradise...

My Bird of Paradise is loving the weather and is in full bloom. I took many, many shots until I settled on this one. I loved the abstract wild center blurred behind the bright, detailed petals.

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Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 04.2015
Photo Location: Peoria , Arizona, United States of America
Copyright: © Cheryl Howell