Purfylle: My Sunday Shot 24

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Sunday, 3 May 2015

My Sunday Shot 24

Menzies banksia
 ISO 800 | f 5.6 | 1/2000
lens 55-250mm

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    1. It's one of my favourite flowers, although this is not a great specimen.

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  2. Wow, I love this. Such a unique flower and the pale colors are perfect.

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  3. that is a wonderful shot. such a glorious flower. i love banksias.

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    1. Such a pity it didn't have it's little skirt. Next time.

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  4. I was just going to ask what this beautiful flower was then saw from comment above that it's an Australian banksia! Lovely!

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    1. Yes, they grow wild here in Western Australia.

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  5. Such an interesting flower, so pretty.

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    1. They're even better in real life.

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  6. I'm glad someone said what is was or I'd have been asking, certainly not one of those here on our farm.

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    1. The honey eaters love them and so do bees. Do you have hives on the farm?

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  7. Brilliant detail, it looks kind of spiky

    Thank you for linking up

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    1. Well it kinda is spikey, sort of velvet tipped spikes - but those leaves, they are spikey!

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  8. How unusual. What a great capture. #MySundayPhoto

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    1. Your flower was very unusual too. I've never seen anything like it.

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  9. Wow, that's beautiful - and very unusual! x
    #mysundayphoto

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  10. Aww love the light and the details =) #mysundayphoto

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    1. It was a really bright day so I was very pleased with how the lighting turned out.

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    1. You should see them in person!

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  12. Very beautiful plant, my favorite color!!

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