By Tito Prato. Represents a dry bougainvillea flower.


By Tito Prato

Nikon D2x; 60mm macro lens; f/36; 1.3s; ISO 100

Represents a dry bougainvillea flower.

Don’s response

If you swept hundreds of these off your porch after a windy day, chances are you wouldn’t think to pick one up and look at it as closely as this. But isn’t it beautiful?

The tracery of the venation that once brought vivid colour to the now papery petals is a visual delight and photographer Tito Prato’s choice of a sepia rendering strikes just the right note.

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